Following the success of the last edition, Carpigiani Gelato University
returns to Cefalù for the Sherbeth Festival, from September 6th - 9th, 2012
. Visitors can follow the lessons of the School which was founded in 2003 in Anzola dell'Emilia and whose classroom will be transferred along the boardwalk of Cefalù for four days. "Bring your own fruit and create your sherbeth
is the theme for the classes this year. The participants will create their own flavor under the supervision of Maestro Roberto Fiorino
and his assistants.
Participation in the courses is free
, the "gelato chefs for a day" will discover the ingredients that make up artisan gelato, the healthy and tasty properties of sherbeth, the origins and the evolution of "frozen sweets" and the basic concepts for successful balancing, batch freezing and conservation of gelato. It will be possible to test, under the supervision of the Maestros of Carpigiani Gelato University, the machines utilized by professional gelato chefs. Info and reservations: www.sherbethfestival.it
Carpigiani, technical sponsor of the event, will organize everything behind the scenes for the 40 gelato chefs of the sixth edition of Sherbeth, by furnishing a huge production laboratory in Corte delle Stelle of Cefalù
, one of the most beautiful gems of Italy. There will be over 40 of the most innovative equipment for artisan gelato production: batch freezers, pasteurizers, and turbomix blenders, all branded Carpigiani. Carpigiani Gelato University
will be present also at the Sherbeth Talent Show
from August 31st until September 2nd
, which will open the doors to the 6th edition of the celebration. Ten students
of the world's most famous gelato school will battle under the supervision of Maestro Gelato Chef Antonio Cappadonia, and three will be selected to compete at Sherbeth
, where they will contend with the best gelato chefs of the world. The Gelato Museum Carpigiani,
opening in Anzola dell'Emilia (Bologna) on September 27th and offering a home to the history, culture and technology of gelato, will present a preview of the "History of Sherbeth in Sicily" at the Ottagono di Santa Caterina
. Rare historic images will be the highlight along with video interviews and precious artisan utensils exceptionally donated by the gelato chefs of the Sicilian tradition. "The Gelato Museum Carpigiani proposes itself as the point of reference for the sector. It wants to give roots and historic value to this high quality, fresh food product and to the occupation of the gelato chef, while spreading creativity, excellence and taste to the world", explains Romano Verardi, President of the Bruto and Poerio Carpigiani Foundation. "I would like to thank those who have made possible our participation at Cefalù: - concludes Verardi - the curators, the donors, the organizers of Sherbeth, the local authorities and to those who have volunteered their work".