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The food events are ramping up with spring as we step into May with a delicious offering available, wherever you are in the world.
From Paris to Poland and China to Thailand, there are chef events, four hands dinners, competitions and more taking to the stage.
This month will also reveal the winner of the global talent search to find the best young chef in the world #spyc2018!
Find out the spread of events on offer below:
Food Events: May 2018
Sapori Ticino 2018, Ticino, Switzerland
Until 30 June
Take your pick of this month's star studded dinners in the lakeside location - from Asia's no. 1 chef, Gaggan Anand to the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 finalists cooking up a storm and relaxed lounge nights. Find out more info here.
Venice Food and Wine Festival,
3 to 6 May, 2018
Visit the inaugural edition of the Venice Food and Wine Festival showcasing all that's hot in this spectacular region of Italy. Find out more here.
Bocuse d'Or, Asia-Pacific Selection, Guangzhou, China
8 and 9 May, 2018
Support your team at during the Asia-Pacific selection of the prestigious culinary competition - Bocuse d'or- otherwise known as the "culinary olympics" for the demanding challenges and festive atmosphere. 11 countries will compete, from Australia to Indonesia, with just 5 lucky countries going through to the next round.
Find out more here.
Tutto Food, Milan, Italy
7 to 13 May, 2018
Milan will prove that it's so much more than fashion and finance in this week long celebration of food, from Taste of Milano, showcasing 12 of cities best chef's dishes, to Seeds & Chips, the Global Food Innovation Summit.
Find out all that's on here.
S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 - The Grand Finale
12 and 13 May
The worldwide search for the best young chef in the world comes to an exciting climax with the winner being announced on 13 May. Follow 2 days of competitive cooking with 21 rising stars from around the world on the live-stream and find out if your favourite young chef will win.
Harlem Eat Up, US
14 to 20 May, 2018
Get your eat on for the fourth ever edition of the Harlem EatUp with seven days of sights, flavours, sounds where food, art and culture are guaranteed to converge in spectacular fashion.
Find out more on their website.
Taste of Paris, France
17 to 20 May, 2018
Try haute cusine in its Parisien home with 27 chefs - from Michelin starred to casual dining and patissiers fronting 18 pop up restaurants at this delicious destination. This year's visitors can discover the cuisine of Alain Ducasse (Plaza Athénée), Frédéric Anton (Le Pré Catelan), Anne-Sophie Pic (La Dame de Pic), Bruno Doucet (La Régalade), Dan Yosha (Balagan), Denny Imboisi (Epoca) and Cédric Grolet (Le Meurice) amongs many more.
Visit the website for more info.
Portugal, The New Dawn @ Il Fumo, Bangkok
22 and 23 May, 2018
Experience new Portuguese cuisine at Il Fumo, Bangkok with the ‘Portugal, the New Dawn’ dinner special pop-up dinner showcasing the new-wave of Portuguese gastronomy.
Chef Vitor Matos of Antiqvvm Restaurant in Porto, Portugal will be cooking an exclusive four hands dinner with resident chef Nelson Amorim, showcasing seasonal produce and modern culinary techniques while paying homage to Portuguese cooking traditions.
For two nights only, the two chefs will present a 6-course dinner featuring the modern interpretation of Portuguese cuisines with dishes like ‘Meia Desfeita’, Hake & Clams 'à Bulhão Pato', and Pudim Abade de Priscos & Citrus.
There will also be a special seminar on “The Current State of Portuguese Gastronomy” on 22 May at 14:00 hrs.
To book a place: RSVP Tel. 02 286 8833, 097 170 6260 or email: email@example.com
Umberto Bombana at La Scala restaurant in Bangkok
23 and 24 May, 2018
Umberto Bombana, also know as the king of truffles, takes leave of his 3 Michelin starred restaurant 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA inHong Kong to join forces with David Tamburini in two spectacular 6 course dinners and a lunch. See the menu and how to book a table here.
New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, US
23 to 27 May, 2018
Check out the top culinary event in the Big Easy: New Orleans Wine & Food Experience celebrating its 26th Anniversary year attracting over 7,000 gourmands and connoisseurs as well as art and music lovers. Excellent food will be on hand from local chefs to accompany tastings of over 1000 wines from around the world.
Find out more here
Terroir, Warsaw, Poland
27 to 28 May, 2018
Explore Poland’s culinary history and modern-day distinctions during a two day S.Pellegrino sponsored forum in Warsaw on 27 and 28 May.
Join an interdisciplinary day of talks, panel discussions and keynote speakers and dine at a collaborative dinner with a chef line-up that includes Amanda Cohen (New York), JP McMahon (Ireland) and Mark Best (Sydney).
The two-day ticketed event will be open to chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers, high-level foodies and anyone interested in discussing Poland’s new food future. For tickets visit the website
What's Coming up in June ...
1 and 2 June, 2018
THREE CHEFS, TWO NIGHTS, ONE MICHELIN STAR
Fine Dining Lovers by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna presents a six-hands collaboration between one Michelin star Beefbar (Hong Kong) and Ash & Elm (Singapore) for a two-night showcase that will feature three master chefs on 1 and 2 June 2018.
The five-course dinner menu will be available at Ash & Elm for two nights only and is taking bookings now: visit AshAndElm.sg, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call +65 6825 1008. (Guests who reserve their seats before 20 May 2018 will enjoy 10% savings on the exclusive menu.)