Program

Free Entry

The Gelato Ticket can be purchased at the INFO POINT located in the Gelato World Tour Village in Burj Park, MBR Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (60 DHS = 5 tastes) . With the Gelato Ticket the public becomes a part of the jury, judging the World´s Best Gelato Artisan. Each Pass holder can vote for a favorite flavor and participate in the Taste & Win drawing featuring prizes of an iPad Air.

Events Program

ALL DAY

  • @Gelato Laboratory: Watch the 16 best Gelato artisans from the Middle East make their signature flavour!  The production laboratory has a large window where you can observe the art of gelato making performed by the best gelato artisans of the Middle East
  • @Info Point: Taste & Win! Vote for your favourite gelato flavour and enter to win an iPad Air!  Once completed the sampling of the 5 flavours, go to the Info Point tent and  use the QR code of your Gelato Ticket to vote for your favourite. The top 3 flavours will represent the Middle East at the Grand Finale in Rimini (IT)
  • @Info Point: Want to taste and vote for your favourite gelato?  Purchase the Gelato Ticket for 60 DHS  at the Info Point tent, get the events program and enjoy the magic world of gelato
  • @Info Point: Take a shot and participate in Gelato Pixel Passion Contest!  Tell us about your gelato emotions using photographs! The winners of “Gelato Pixel Passion,” organized by the Bruto and Poerio Carpigiani Foundation, will win the chance to become a part of this sweet world, thanks to the scholarships offered by Carpigiani Gelato University.
  • @Gelato Experience: Taste the sixteen best gelato flavours of the Middle East!  Use your Gelato Ticket at the Gelato Experience tents where you can sample five flavours of your choice from the sixteen available. On each side of the tent, there is a state of the art IFI felato cabinet containing two flavours
  • @IFI & MEC3 Stand: Play with Hello Kitty, Cookies and their wonderful friends!  A gelato playground organized by MEC3 where you can take a souvenir photo with a special guest!
  • @Special Events: How to stand out among the competition while planning a gelato shop? Ask the expert!  Register at Desita’s tent for a 30′ one to one talk with a retail expert

  •  AM: The coolest class of the year  The students of the elementary and middle schools are invited to learn the art of gelato and sample the best flavours
  • 2.00 pm: Official Inauguration of the Gelato World Tour – Dubai Stop. Ribbon cutting  with the participation of the Dubai Royal Family, the Italian Console, the Organizers and the Main Partners of the Gelato World Tour
  • 3.00 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA. Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!
  • 3.30 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 4.00: Double the challenge: Tonda Challenge by IFI & Cookies® Best Taster by MEC3. Two competitions between gelato professionals.  A battle to the last scoop to prepare the perfect gelato cup, followed by a blind  taste-test to determine the ingredients in a secret gelato flavour. At stake, the Golden Gelato Spatula and the Cookies® Cup!
  • 4.30 pm: Sigep Rimini: The World capital of artisan gelato.  Each year the entire gelato community converges in Rimini to learn the latest trends and to share success stories
  • 5.00 pm: Discover the 1000 flavours of Gelato. Mini-course organised by MEC3, the Genuine Company with a passion for the best gelato’s ingredients.  A journey into the art of gelato tasting. Learn how to distinguish the aspects of a great gelato
  • 6.00 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.  Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!   
  • 6.30 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 7.00 pm: Sigep Rimini: The World capital of artisan gelato! Each year the entire gelato community converges in Rimini to learn the latest trends and to share success stories
  • 8.30 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.  Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!
  • 9.00 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 9.30 pm: Double the challenge: Tonda Challenge by IFI & Cookies® Best Taster by MEC3. Two competitions between gelato professionals!  A battle to the last scoop to prepare the perfect gelato cup, followed by a blind  taste-test to determine the ingredients in a secret gelato flavour. At stake, the Golden Gelato Spatula and the Cookies® Cup!
  • 10.30 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.  Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!   
  • 11.00 pm: Preview of Gelato is Magic movie!  An exclusive documentary by Wolfgang Achtner on Traditional Italian Artisan Gelato for the 1st time in the Middle East

Events Program

ALL DAY

  • @Gelato Laboratory: Watch the 16 best Gelato artisans from the Middle East make their signature flavour!  The production laboratory has a large window where you can observe the art of gelato making performed by the best gelato artisans of the Middle East
  • @Info Point: Taste & Win! Vote for your favourite gelato flavour and enter to win an iPad Air!  Once completed the sampling of the 5 flavours, go to the Info Point tent and  use the QR code of your Gelato Ticket to vote for your favourite. The top 3 flavours will represent the Middle East at the Grand Finale in Rimini (IT)
  • @Info Point: Want to taste and vote for your favourite gelato?  Purchase the Gelato Ticket for 60 DHS  at the Info Point tent, get the events program and enjoy the magic world of gelato
  • @Info Point: Take a shot and participate in Gelato Pixel Passion Contest!  Tell us about your gelato emotions using photographs! The winners of “Gelato Pixel Passion,” organized by the Bruto and Poerio Carpigiani Foundation, will win the chance to become a part of this sweet world, thanks to the scholarships offered by Carpigiani Gelato University.
  • @Gelato Experience: Taste the sixteen best gelato flavours of the Middle East!  Use your Gelato Ticket at the Gelato Experience tents where you can sample five flavours of your choice from the sixteen available. On each side of the tent, there is a state of the art IFI felato cabinet containing two flavours
  • @IFI & MEC3 Stand: Play with Hello Kitty, Cookies and their wonderful friends!  A gelato playground organized by MEC3 where you can take a souvenir photo with a special guest!
  • @Special Events: How to stand out among the competition while planning a gelato shop? Ask the expert!  Register at Desita’s tent for a 30′ one to one talk with a retail expert

  •  AM: The coolest class of the year.  The students of the elementary and middle schools are invited to learn the art of gelato and sample the best flavours
  • 3.00 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.  Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!
  • 3.30 pm:  So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 4.00 pm: Savoury Gelato by  Mastro James!  The International Gelato Master of the Year, MIG and Double Gold Medal Winner from the Florence, Italy Gelato Festival shares the secrets of his success demonstrating how to prepare a hot and frozen treat
  • 4.00: Double the challenge: Tonda Challenge by IFI & Cookies® Best Taster by MEC3. Two competitions between gelato professionals.  A battle to the last scoop to prepare the perfect gelato cup, followed by a blind  taste-test to determine the ingredients in a secret gelato flavour. At stake, the Golden Gelato Spatula and the Cookies® Cup!
  • 4.30 pm: Sigep Rimini: The World capital of artisan gelato.   Each year the entire gelato community converges in Rimini to learn the latest trends and to share success stories
  • 5.00 pm: Discover the 1000 flavours of Gelato. Mini-course organised by MEC3, the Genuine Company with a passion for the best gelato’s ingredients.  A journey into the art of gelato tasting. Learn how to distinguish the aspects of a great gelato
  • 6.30 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 7.00 pm: Sigep Rimini: The World capital of artisan gelato.  Each year the entire gelato community converges in Rimini to learn the latest trends and to share success stories
  • 8.30 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.  Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!
  • 9.00 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 9.30 pm: Double the challenge: Tonda Challenge by IFI & Cookies® Best Taster by MEC3. Two competitions between gelato professionals.  A battle to the last scoop to prepare the perfect gelato cup, followed by a blind  taste-test to determine the ingredients in a secret gelato flavour. At stake, the Golden Gelato Spatula and the Cookies® Cup!
  • 11.00 pm: Preview of Gelato is Magic movie!  An exclusive documentary by Wolfgang Achtner on Traditional Italian Artisan Gelato for the 1st time in the Middle East

Events Program

ALL DAY

  • @Gelato Laboratory: Watch the 16 best Gelato artisans from the Middle East make their signature flavour!  The production laboratory has a large window where you can observe the art of gelato making performed by the best gelato artisans of the Middle East
  • @Info Point: Taste & Win! Vote for your favourite gelato flavour and enter to win an iPad Air!  Once completed the sampling of the 5 flavours, go to the Info Point tent and  use the QR code of your Gelato Ticket to vote for your favourite. The top 3 flavours will represent the Middle East at the Grand Finale in Rimini (IT)
  • @Info Point: Want to taste and vote for your favourite gelato?  Purchase the Gelato Ticket for 60 DHS  at the Info Point tent, get the events program and enjoy the magic world of gelato
  • @Info Point: Take a shot and participate in Gelato Pixel Passion Contest!  Tell us about your gelato emotions using photographs! The winners of “Gelato Pixel Passion,” organized by the Bruto and Poerio Carpigiani Foundation, will win the chance to become a part of this sweet world, thanks to the scholarships offered by Carpigiani Gelato University.
  • @Gelato Experience: Taste the sixteen best gelato flavours of the Middle East!  Use your Gelato Ticket at the Gelato Experience tents where you can sample five flavours of your choice from the sixteen available. On each side of the tent, there is a state of the art IFI felato cabinet containing two flavours
  • @IFI & MEC3 Stand: Play with Hello Kitty, Cookies and their wonderful friends!  A gelato playground organized by MEC3 where you can take a souvenir photo with a special guest!
  • @Special Events: How to stand out among the competition while planning a gelato shop? Ask the expert!  Register at Desita’s tent for a 30′ one to one talk with a retail expert

  •  AM: The coolest class of the year.  The students of the elementary and middle schools are invited to learn the art of gelato and sample the best flavours
  • 2.00 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.   The International Gelato Master of the Year, MIG and Double Gold Medal Winner from the Florence, Italy Gelato Festival shares the secrets of his success demonstrating how to prepare a hot and frozen treat
  • 2.30 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 3.00 pm: Sigep Rimini: The World capital of artisan gelato.  Each year the entire gelato community converges in Rimini to learn the latest trends and to share success stories
  • 3.30 pm: Technical Jury Evaluations  The Gelato Artisans present to the Judges their signature flavours. Each flavour is judged according to three parameters: flavour, presentation and structure
  • 4.00: Double the challenge: Tonda Challenge by IFI & Cookies® Best Taster by MEC3. Two competitions between gelato professionals  A battle to the last scoop to prepare the perfect gelato cup, followed by a blind  taste-test to determine the ingredients in a secret gelato flavour. At stake, the Golden Gelato Spatula and the Cookies® Cup!
  • 5.00 pm: Savoury Gelato by Mastro James.  The International Gelato Master of the Year, MIG and Double Gold Medal Winner from the Florence, Italy Gelato Festival shares the secrets of his success demonstrating how to prepare a hot and frozen treat
  • 6.00 pm: Awards Ceremony for the World’s Best Gelato, Tonda Challenge by IFI and Cookies® Best Taster by MEC3 An emotional moment where the gelato artisans are rewarded for their dedication and hard work
  • 7.30 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.  Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!
  • 8.00 pm:  So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you! Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 9.00 pm: Discover the 1000 flavours of Gelato. Mini-course organised by MEC3, the Genuine Company with a passion for the best gelato’s ingredients. A journey into the art of gelato tasting. Learn how to distinguish the aspects of a great gelato
  • 9.30 pm: So you want to open a gelato shop? IFI has got the solution for you!  Educational workshop on how to design successful gelato shops. Aimed at aspiring professionals that want to know the ins and outs of the gelato business
  • 10.30 pm: From Fruit to Sherbeth Mini-course by Carpigiani Gelato University and ICCA.   Learn from the Masters the ancient Middle Eastern art of fruit-based gelato. A live demonstration followed by a free tasting!