Program IGF Autumn 2017

Istria Gourmet Festival: Autumn 2017 
Rovinj-Rovigno, Hotel Lone, 30/10

09:00 - 09:45
Registration of participants and accreditation take over

09:45 - 10:00 Congress opening

10:00 - 11:00 Part one: Round table
Global trends and best practices in high class hotel industry

Nicolaas Olivier Wiemeijer
HM NOW, Hospitality management services
Claudia Roth
, Soul Luxury, Experts in Redefining Luxury Service
Through Emotional Brand Engagement

Justin Zammit Tabona, Xara Palace, Malta
Mediterranean Delegate Relais & Châteaux and Maître de Maison The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux

Elisabeth Debiasi, Relais & Châteaux, Director, Member Services Italy & Mediterranean

Horwath HTL Croatia, Moderator Andrej Šimatić

Part two Perfect Marriage: high class hotels and
Michelin starred restaurants

11:15 - 11:40 Bruno Papaleo, Maitre de Maison R&C Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, Rome
A family atmosphere and a gastronomic experience in a unique environment in the world

11:45 - 12:10 Fabio Raucci, F&B Manager, Capri Palace Hotel, Capri
The importance of the positioning/identity of a restaurant,
brand development and raising

12:15 - 12:40 Lucio D’Orsi, F&B Manager, Majestic Palace Hotel 5*, Sorrento
Mario Affinita, Executive Chef, Majestic Palace Hotel -
Don Geppi Restaurant, Sorrento Michelin 1*
Teaching, acting, communicating. A bond of
a dining room and a kitchen.

12:40 - 13:00 Stefanie Hering, Owner, Hering Berlin
Redefining luxury - Hering Berlin

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 14:40 Heinz Beck, Michelin 3*
Executive Chef, La Pergola at Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria Hotels&Resorts  
Fontana o Pomodoro? 
Show cooking by the Executive Chef Heinz Beck

14:40 - 15:20 Roberto Cerea, Michelin 3*
Executive Chef, Relais & Châteaux Da Vittorio
Da Vittorio Restaurant, Bergamo        
Artichoke risotto, orange with Aperol and
Oneglia shrimp
Show cooking by the Executive Chef Robert Cerea

15:20 - 15:50 Andrea Migliaccio, Michelin 2*
Executive Chef, Capri Palace Hotel, L'Olivo Restaurant, Capri
European flying squid and potato ravioli with tomato soup
and Provola smoked cheese cream
Show cooking by the Executive Chef Andrea Migliaccio

15:50 - 16:20 Giuseppe Mancino, Michelin 2*
Executive Chef, Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte
Il Piccolo Principe Restaurant, Viareggio
Luxury in simplicity
Show cooking by the Executive Chef Giuseppe Mancino

16:20 - 16:50 Emanuele Scarello, Michelin 2*
Executive Chef, Agli Amici dal 1887 Relais & Châteaux Restaurant, Udine
Interpretation of tradition: the revolutionary way of recipes
– from the memory of a taste to the modern specialties
Show cooking by the Executive Chef Emanuele Scarello

16:50 - 17:20 Simone Padoan, Pizzeria I Tigli
Autumn flourish... When the land leads you towards the
spontaneous selection, naturally directed by the culture of your diet.

Congress closing.

During the Istria Gourmet Festival three themed gala dinners directed by renowned chefs leading the lectures will take place:

20:00 - 23:00
Wine Vault Restaurant - Monte Mulini Hotel 5*
Chef Roberto Cerea
Da Vittorio, Brusaporto, Bergamo (IT), Michelin 3*

Brasserie Adriatic - Adriatic Hotel 4*
Chef Andrea Migliaccio & Chef Salvatore Elefante
L'olivo, Capri (IT), Michelin 2*

ResoLution Signature Restaurant - Lone Hotel 5*
Chef Mario Affinita
Don Geppi, Sant'Agnello, Napoli (IT), Michelin 1*

IGF Gala: Chef Emanuele Scarello from Istria Tourist Board on Vimeo.