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Upplands Vasby, Sweden, 23.03.2018
• "Almonds and Swedish Blueberry - Mandorle e mirtillo svedese" by Angelo Scarfó from Gelato Scarfó in Bromma, Sweden has been selected among the competing flavors by a jury composed of experts.
• The jury also awarded the "Next Generation" prize to the best gelato artisan under 30, which went to Hosanna Amanuel from SNÖ in Stockholm, Sweden "Persika Basilika" (Peach Basil).
• The gelato artisan goes on to the next step of the Gelato Festival World Masters 2021, the world championship in search of the best gelato flavors in the 5 continents.

Upplands Väsby, 23 March 2018 – Gelato Festival Challenge continues its journey around the world making a stop in Upplands Väsby on March 23rd where 7 Swedish gelato artisans took part in the sweetest competition of the year hosted by Primulator, Carpigiani distributor for Sweden. The winning flavor is Mandorle e mirtillo svedese” by Angelo Scarfó from Gelato Scarfó in Bromma, Sweden, a flavor reminiscent of a Swedish forest, a Swedish frutta di bosco if you will, but with a crunchy candied almond influence.

The selected gelato artisan goes on to the European Finals of Gelato Festival scheduled for 2020 in Italy at the Carpigiani Gelato University headquarters. Flavor, structure, creativity and presentation are the four parameters used for the evaluation, highlighting the choice of ingredients, the craftsmanship in elaborating the recipe and the visual impact of the gelato (see below the full list of participants).

The jury also awarded the “Next Generation” prize to the best gelato artisan under 30, which went to Hosanna Amanuel from SNÖ in Stockholm, Sweden “Persika Basilika” (Peach Basil). The young artisan will participate in the Next Generation Finale to be held in Florence in 2019, where the best gelato artisan under 30 will be selected to take part in the 2021 World Finale of the Gelato Festival World Masters.


The jury was composed of:

Kenneth Erlansson is anawarded Gelato chef in Sweden.

Tony Olsson a well-known pastry chef and educator of Gelato in Sweden.

Kim  Benjamin a well known persona in the Stockholm Gelato community. He comes from a family of Pastry chefs  but started his career in the banking sector until he returned to his families roots and started the Fryst Gelateria with his family.

Having made its 2010 debut in Florence inspired by the first gelato recipe by the versatile architect Bernardo Buontalenti in 1559, Gelato Festival has continued to spread artisan gelato culture for nine consecutive years. From its inception, Gelato Festival has spread through Italy and next through Europe and, since 2017, in the United States. Gelato Festival will continue to promote gelato culture and appreciation throughout the globe with its road to the world championship of Gelato Festival World Masters 2021.

 

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GELATO FESTIVAL CHALLENGE

23 March 2018

UPPLANDS VÄSBY, SWEDEN

Distributor: PRIMULATOR

 

LIST OF PARTICIPATING FLAVORS:

 

WINNER – Angelo Scarfó from Gelato Scarfó in Bromma, Sweden with the flavor “Mandorle e mirtillo svedese” (Almond and Swedish Blueberry)

 

NEXT GEN - Hosanna Amanuel from SNÖ in Stockholm, Sweden “Persika Basilika” (Peach Basil)

List of participants:

 

1.      Daniel Matthias from Grädda in Åre, Sweden with the flavor “Choklad” (Chocolate)

2.      Nina Emre from Edsvikens Piazza & Gelateria in Sollentuna, Sweden with the flavor “Gelehallon med turkiskpepper” (Raspberry Pepper)

3.      Zorina Nilsson from Glassbaren i Bräcke in Bräcke, Sweden with the Flavor “Saffran Lime”

4.      Hosanna Amanuel from SNÖ in Stockholm, Sweden “Persika Basilika” (Peach Basil)

5.      Tobias Björklund from Tobbes Glassverkstad in Österskär, Sweden with the flavor “Calabrian Licorice and Sea Salt”

6.      Angelo Scarfó from Gelato Scarfó in Bromma, Sweden with the flavor “Mandorle e mirtillo svedese” (Almond and Swedish Blueberry)

7.      Hans Berg from Ett Bageri in Stockholm, Sweden with the flavor “Hazelnut Coffee”.

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