After the stages in Singapore and Tokyo, the Gelato World Tour now turns to the American continent with two stops in the United States, open also to artisans from Central and South America. The first is scheduled for May 27-29 in Chicago; in September, the tour will continue on to the West Coast. 2016 will also see a busy calendar for the Gelato World Tour Italian Challenge, the traveling competition that will travel throughout Italy, stopping at Carpigiani dealers.
After the success of the inaugural stage on November 2015 held at the offices of Omab, Carpigiani’s dealer in Rome, the Gelato World Tour Italian Challenge has already scheduled other 18 stops for 2016, and still others are being organized. The top two flavors of each stage will participate in the Italian final to be held on March 23-24, 2017 in Anzola Emilia at the Carpigiani Gelato University campus. Here the 8 Italian participants will be chosen to compete in the Grand Finale of the Gelato World Tour.
At Sigep 2017, selections will be made for the German stage, which will be held in Germany during the summer of 2017; the grand finale of the second edition of the Gelato World Tour will be held in Rimini in September 2017.