Pesto Championship News

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:36

ABCDOrientamentoDavid Molinari,  seventeen year old, from Istituto Alberghiero Marco Polo, won in the preliminary competition on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the "Olimpiadi liguri dei mestieri"  on the occasion of “ABCD+Orientamenti” at Fiera di Genova.
A great thrill for all young participants, who made a great pesto, worked well and with great skill. Chooseing the best was a daunting task for the jury composed by  Carmelo Infantini (Confesercenti), Maurizio Valle and the young Matteo Ferro  (Associazione dei Palatifini)

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Monday, 15 September 2014 10:05

WallStreet-coverPesto makes headline on "The Wall Street Journal"! We met in July journalist Jeff Marcus and together with him we have rediscovered Genoa, its beauty and rich cuisine. Jeff attended a demonstration of mortar made Pesto and after tasting it he's falling in love! Read his report "In Search of Perfect Pesto" in the Press Area.

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Monday, 21 July 2014 10:35

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The young Axel Beryskauy from Norway won the preliminary competition that was held Saturday, July 19 at Moneglia.

The warm and sparkling atmosphere, the beautiful surroundings and the large participation made it even more exciting for the ten competitors from Norway, Germany, Lombardy, Puglia and of course Moneglia and Genoa. In second place Frevel Sandra from Germany and third Luciano Simon, who defended the flag of Moneglia.

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Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:16

eliminatoriamoneglia-webA summer evening on the sea, warm and reeked of scented basil…  It happens at Moneglia on Saturday, July 19, at h. 18, where people competed for the preliminary competition valid for the upcoming sixth edition of the Championship in 2016. The competition is organized in partnership with Consorzio Operatori Turistici di Moneglia and CIV Moneglia, on the occasion of  "ANCIperExpo”,  a series of events on the theme of food and nutrition in view of the forthcoming Expo Milano 2015.

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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 07:01

IMG 9946Saturday, April 12, 30 people competed for the best Pesto in Paris. It was the first preliminary competition valid for the upcoming sixth edition of the Championship in 2016. The day was beautiful, in addition to preliminary competition - the first time with 30 people at the same time - there were tastings of Ligurian products of the highest quality and a cooking class held by Maurizio Pinto, chef at Genoa restaurant Voltalacarta.

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Saturday, 29 March 2014 16:17

alfonsina pesto winner 2014 LOW

Alfonsina Trucco is the winner of the fifth edition of the Genoa Pesto World Championship. The World Champion 2014 is 87 years old, lives in Montoggio near Genoa, and prepares Pesto using an old family mortar. She passed the first selection (from 100 competitors to 10 finalists) and then won against the other nine finalists. At the second place Angelo Vanagolli and third Candida Grosso.

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Friday, 21 March 2014 11:35

Marchio-R copiaThe prestigious international event - now in its fifth edition -  will be held on Saturday, March 29 at Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, starting at about 10am.

100 competitors, from around the world, will face in the preparation of Genovese Pesto with high-quality ingredients and traditional instruments such as mortar and pestle.

30 international judges and guests, VIPs, journalists and wine bloggers.

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Thursday, 13 March 2014 14:18

lineagolosaOn the occasion of Pesto Championship, Top Market Foto Video and LINEAGOLOSA.tv organize a workshop di food photography with photographer Roberto Savio. It is a unique opportunity to document the whole event behind the scenes, the characters and the main phases of the competition.

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Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:58

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Forty children will sing in Genoese dialect the anthem of Pesto World Championship written by Buio Pesto.
The Piccolo Coro Lollipop is made by children between (5-13 age) who love to sing and get together in the name of music. They are directed by the singer Antonella Serà, director of A.L.C.A.demia music school.

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