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The innovative advanced training project, an offshoot of Carpigiani Gelato University, will be presented on 5th September 2015 at the Gelato World Tour Village (Komazawa Park)

Tokyo, 8 June 2015 - The world’s first Gelato Pastry University in the world will open its doors in Tokyo ( It is a unique training program, born as an offshot of Carpigiani Gelato University, whose mission is to develop new ways to fuse traditional Italian gelato and high-level pastry.

Structured to perform as a laboratory of ideas focused on high quality, Gelato Pastry University will offer participants a high-level curriculum, employing part of Carpigiani Gelato University's methods and objectives. The school has been designed to meet the needs of professionals looking to expand their training, with the aim of developing new and creative product lines. The headquarters will be located in Japan, a country where the art of pastry has reached maximum levels of perfection and innovation. The challenge is to develop a new segment of pastry that features the culture of artisanal gelato.

The official presentation for the press and professionals will be held at 12:00 noon on 5th September, 2015 at the Gelato World Tour Village at Komazawa Park. The event will coincide with the Far East stop of the "Formula One" of artisanal gelato which, for the first time, will land in Tokyo, making it the Gelato World Capital for three days (4-6 September 2015, Komazawa Park). The sweetest, coolest event in the world – during which the best flavor in the Far East will be selected – will give life to a new project providing new, stimulating challenges in the world of frozen desserts.

To know more
Carpigiani Gelato University (, founded in 2003 as Carpigiani’s training division, is today recognized worldwide as a breeding ground for successful gelato entrepreneurs.  Its mission is to teach the culture of quality artisanal gelato. Complete training programs, combined with advanced teaching methods and a team of internationally renowned master gelato instructors, have brought the school great success, the number of participants growing exponentially over the past few years. Today it is leading a sweet cultural revolution across the five continents. The main campus is in Anzola Emilia (Bologna), and there are 11 other satellite campuses located across the globe: UK, USA, Argentina, Japan, China, Germany, Russia, France, Brazil, Dubai, and Singapore.
Carpigiani's presence in Japan dates back to 1980, when Carpigiani Japan was founded. Since then, the Japanese subsidiary has offered an intense training program based on CGU's methodologies, featuring around 30 seminars per year, reaching a total of about 400 participants annually.
To be accredited for the official presentation of Gelato Pastry University on 5th September 2015:
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