|Why is the European Food Summit worth visiting and who will it feature?
On Saturday, 16 March, the European Food Summit in cooperation with Visit Ljubljana and the Gourmet Ljubljana brand will kick off the pre-premiere of the Open Kitchen, the most popular food market on the sunny side of the Alps. Connoisseurs of food and wine will also be invited to participate in Gourmet Ljubljana Crawl and treat themselves to inspiring dishes by Ljubljana’s top chefs. On Sunday, 17 March, the principal portion of activities will be held at Krvavec ski resort, where attendees of Gourmet on Snow will get the opportunity to taste dishes by top Slovenian and foreign chefs. This will be followed by the five-star I FEEL SLOVENIA Cable Car Dinner where diners will be treated to a delicious adventure high among the mountain tops of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. Renowned chefs under the watchful eyes of Jezeršek Catering and Gostilna Krištof Restaurant will pamper their guests with their culinary masterpieces.
The pinnacles of the European Food Summit will take place on Monday, 18 March, when the conference and experience dinner will be held. The main topic of this year’s conference, “Food – The bridge toward the sustainable identities of European cultures and nations”, sponsored by the STB, will be conducted together with Ana Roš and conference director, Andrea Petrini, considered one of the key players in numerous culinary projects and one of the most influential personalities in gastronomy. This year’s highlights will be the once again sold-out experience dinner hosted by the best Slovenian Chef Ana Roš(Hiša Franko), Italian culinary virtuoso Riccardo Camanini (Lido 84, Italy) and Luka Košir (Gostišče Grič), one of Slovenia’s most creative chefs and the European Region of Gastronomy 2021 ambassador.
The final from the series of events will be held on Tuesday, 19 March, at Krvavec ski resort. The day will start with Argeta Exclusive gourmet breakfast hosted by top chef Luka Košir. Skiers, snowboarders, winemakers and foodies will take the slopes and compete for gold in the Audi Gourmet Cup while Krvavec Terrace will host Gourmet on Snow where visitors will get the opportunity to try creations by top chefs accompanied by exquisite wines. The day will conclude with an après-ski party.