PROFESSIONAL EVENTS



This year's program is even bigger, more professional and full of NEW events with international participation of both masters and competitors!


The WORKSHOPS and PRESENTATIONS are intended for both PROFESSIONAL as well as GENERAL PUBLIC.

Novelty BEER - BEER BREWING workshops, GUIDED BEER TASTINGS and the championship for the best beer »GASTexpo BEER OF THE YEAR«.


In addition to already established professional workshops of top-class cuisine, preparation of ice cream, confectionery, bakery, pizza making, preparation of coffee, cocktails, trendy bio/vegan cuisine and other workshops this year, we are presenting beer brewing workshops and guided beer tastings!


PROGRAM of WORKSHOPS and COMPETITIONS HERE

 


PROGRAM of WORKSHOPS


 

NOVELTY

BEER - BEER BREWING workshops and GUIDED BEER TASTING (Below Hall)

A team of experts from the company Pivopis d.o.o. will lead us through the beer brewing processes, where you will learn more about beer making ingredients, the equipment you need, a number of tricks, tips and practical tips. For all beer enthusiasts, we will also prepare guided beer tastings through a wide variety of flavors of this hop's drinks. You will learn about the history of beer, the basic beer brewing process, the 4 main brewery guidelines around the world, the organoleptic characteristics of beer, the proper technique for beer tasting, the appropriate dispensing and use of glasses. No doubt it will be interesting to find out more about this.

 

The workshops are payable.

 

The workshop Pivopis.d.o.o will be held:

WEDNESDAY January 31st 2018 and SATURDAY February 3th 2018

  • Beer brewing workshop - 3 pm
  • Guided beer tasting - 5 pm

 

Application form.

 

You can apply at pivo@pivopis.si.

 

 


 

BEER - Workshops with LAŠKO UNION Brewery (Below Hall)

Master Brewers from Laško Union Brewery d.o.o. prepared interesting workshops.

 

THURSDAY February 1st 2018 and FRIDAY February 2nd 2018:

  • 2 pm The brewery's master's talk about brewery "This is how big brewers brew beer" (theoretical presentation and beer tasting)

What kind of raw materials are big brewers using? Do big brewers know how to brew Craft beer? You will get unambiguous answers by looking at the insights of a large brewery. The beer brewery makers know the answers. Tasting by comparing classic lager beers with new ideas and paths.

 

  • 3:30 pm Draught beer - the best beer (theoretical and practical presentation of the correct brewing of beer)

Does draught beer have to have foam? For how long after the keg is open, the beer remains good? Why beer makes you burping and bloated? How do you know if beer is fresh? You will get answers to this and many other questions that cover the correct procedures.

 

The workshops are free of charge.

Detailed PROGRAM.

 

You can apply at komerciala@gast.si.

 

 

 


 

 

CONFECTIONERY and BAKERY workshops LA GANACHE (A2/160)

The master of French confectionery, with the diploma of the prestigious Paris Gregoire Ferrandi International School - Naser Gashi, will host free confectionery and bakery workshops La GANACHE. We will be preparing:

 

  • French colored Macarons from egg white and almond flour (Wednesday, January 31st, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
  • French Fraiser cake, filled with strawberries and cream (Thursday, Februar 1st, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  • Chocolate souffle with a liquid center, which also originated from France (Friday, February 2nd, 10:00 am – 11:30 am)
  • Traditional French Baguettes (Friday, February 2nd, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
  • Buns for homemade hamburgers (Saturday, February 3th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm)

 

You can apply at gashi@laganache.eu. The places are limited!

 

Detailed PROGRAM.

 

 


 

Preparation of ICE CREAM and CONFECTIONERY workshops with Makabo (A2/80)

A program of confectionery and ice cream workshops with top masters is awaiting you. You can choose from a wide range of workshops that will be held under the guidance of the world renowned international Carpigiani Gelato University from Italy, a leader in the art of ice cream making. During the fair, you will also be able to taste coffee with 16 different flavors of soft ice cream.

 

You can apply at info@makabo.si. The places are limited!

 

PROGRAM and TIMETABLE.

 

 


 

SCHOOL OF PIZZA (A2/85)

It will be held under the guidance of the best Italian masters and world champions in cooperation with the Section of Pizza Chefs of the Slovene Association of Chefs and Confectioners. On Wednesday, January 31st 2018, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm, you will learn how to prepare the classic pizza, and on Thursday, February 1st 2018, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, a gluten-free and a whole grain pizza. On Friday, February 2nd 2018, there will be daily demonstrations of pizza baking.

 

Program and application form.

 

You can apply at administracija-lj@kz-metlika.si.

 

 


 

BIO/VEGAN WORKSHOPS (A2/161)

For the first time this year there will be bio and vegan workshops for all 4 days of the fair.

 

On January 31st and February 2nd the Slovenian Vegan Society will host workshops entitled THE POT OF HEALTH.

 

In their showroom you will be able to receive information about veganism and cooking without animal-derived ingredients. Also, it will be possible to see the preparation and taste home-made vegetable milks, soybean goulash and egg-free pancakes. They will also provide various ideas about healthy cooking and how to stay friendly to animals and the planet. You can also apply for a free 30-day Vegan challenge (www.izziv.si).

 

On the workshops they will be preparing a classic pizza in a vegan way and show how to use vegan »egg white« aquafaba.

 

The Animal Protection Society and Nikina kuhalnica will share information on the ethical way of eating and living and how to put them together in practice at the KITCHEN OF THE FUTURE workshop on February 1st and 3th. They also invited Klara as a guest (Vegan Guide) who will tell us more about where to buy certain products and about affordable vegan products. The main ingredient will be MILLET PORRIDGE - will prepare desserts, salty dishes, puddings, creams and much more from this simple cereal.

 

PROGRAM and timetable.

 

You can apply at komerciala@gast.si.

 


 

COCKTAIL PREPARATION WORKSHOP (A2/86)

The workshop will be hosted by the Bartenders Association of Slovenia.

 

Program and timetable.

 

You can apply at info@dbs-slo.com.

 


 

HORECA WORKSHOPS (A2/82 in 83)

We are looking forward to a variety of HORECA workshops, where leaders from the field will share their ideas, knowledge and experience!

Descriptions of workshops.

 

Timetable of workshops [SLO].

 

 


 

PROGRAM ON THE EXHIBITION SPACES

 

KREMENITI d.o.o. (A2/51) – Presentation of the SLOVENIAN KITCHEN in a MODERN WAY with the HELP OF MNK OVENS. Cooks will be Matej Zupančič and Izidor Kržišnik. They will be ready to answer all your questions. Every day the dishes will also be available for tasting.

 

 

 

NEKTAR NATURA d.o.o. (A/72) - All four days our dispensers will be available for visitors to test, and our skilled co-workers from the implementation of beverage dispensing solutions will be presenting their benefits. You can expect freshness of nature in various flavors, textures and temperatures. Join us and discover your favorite Nektar Natura drink!

 

At the 12th International fairs of tastes we will be joined by our partners Unilever, Knorr and Kotany, which will serve you genuine tastes of Asia. This time, professional chefs will show you the use of Knorr bases for Asian cuisine, made according to traditional recipes. They will pamper you with an excellent curry, which will take you straight to hot Thailand. 

 

 


PROGRAM of CHAMPIONSHIPS


 

NOVELTY

1st Championship GASTexpo BEER OF THE YEAR – For the first time on the fair (Left Hall)

(Saturday, February 3th, at 2:00 pm)

 

On the basis of assessments of beer experts, a credible rating of Slovenian craft beers will be carried out, and thus the holder of the »GASTexpo BEER OF THE YEAR« title will be selected. The announcement of the results will be on Saturday, February 3th 2018. Applications are already open, samples (2 bottles of each beer) can be sent to Pivopis d.o.o., Glavni trg 24, 8000 Novo mesto.

 

Application form.

 

Championship's Regulations.

 

The WINNERS:

the title GASTexpo beer of the year 2018 was won by the beer BATCH 0 RED from the Barut Brewing and Blending brewery

the 2nd place was won by the beer BELGIAN QUADRUPEL from the Loo-blah-nah brewery

the 3th place was won by the beer EDITA from the KAKI KRAFT brewery

 


 

8th International Championship of GELATO (A2/80)

(Friday, February 2nd 2018, start at 10:00 am, award ceremony at 4:00 pm)

 

The championship is open to confectioners/ice cream makers that have their own production of ice cream in Slovenia and abroad. This year's selected taste is ROSE. The members of the jury are remaining a surprise.

 

Application form and Regulations.

 

 


 

6th INTERNATIONAL CAMPIONSHIP »BEST PIZZA CHEF OF SLOVENIA« (A2/85)

(Friday, February 2nd 2018, start at 10:00 am, award ceremony at 5:00 pm)

 

The championship is open to all pizza chefs and chefs. You can compete as an individual or as a representative of your pizzeria /restaurant.

 

Application form and Regulations.

 

The WINNERS:

the best slovenian pizza chef became Martin Žoks from Picerija pri Cimeštru

the 2nd place belonged to Semen Nikiforov from Gostilna Pulz

the 3th place was won by Jan Lever from Park17

 

 


 

2nd NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION – non-alcoholic cocktails (A2/86)

(Thursday, February 2nd 2018, at 10:00 am)

 

1st NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION  – after dinner (A2/86)

(Thursday, February 2nd 2018, at 4:00 pm) 
 

At the Fairs of tastes will take place the National championship in cocktail preparation - non-alcoholic cocktails and National championship cocktail preparation - after dinner. The contest is open to all who want to participate with their own authorial recipe and compete in the preparation of cocktails.

 

Application form.

 

Regulations for NON-ALCOHOLIC COCKTAILS [SLO].

 

Regulations for AFTER DINNER cocktails [SLO].

 

The WINNERS non-alcoholic cocktails:

the 1st and winning place belonged to Rok Dobnikar from the pub Dobnikar

the 2nd place was won by Edin Haličević from the restaurant Cubis Šenčur

the 3th place was won by Mario Marković from MarioMix

 

The WINNERS after dinner cocktail:

the 1st and winning place belonged to Rok Dobnikar from the pub Dobnikar

the 2nd place was won by Anže Šmid from the pub Acman

the 3th place was won by Tomaž Fartek from the bar at Gobavica

 



 

Get new knowledge at the workshops, show the already acquired knowledge in the competitions, and above all, feel the fresh tastes and get to know all the novelties at the exhibition spaces of renowned experts. You are invited to the Fairs of TASTES - GASTexpo 2018!

 

NOTE: We reserve the right to change the program and competitions.

 


 


PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
 PROGRAM of WORKSHOPS and COMPETITIONS 2018
   WORKSHOPS
 BEER Application form for BREWING WORKSHOPS in GUIDED BEER TASTINGS 2018
 BEER Workshops with LAŠKO UNION Brewery
   LA GANACHE CONFECTIONERY and BAKERY workshops 2018
   Preparation of ICE CREAM and CONFECTIONERY workshops with Makabo 2018
 SCHOOL OF PIZZA Application form 2018
 BIO/VEGAN workshops 2018

 COCKTAIL PREPARATION workshops 2018

 HORECA workshops 2018 [SLO]
 HORECA descriptions of workshops 2018
   CHAMPIONSHIPS
 BEER OF THE YEAR Application form 2018
 BEER OF THE YEAR Regulations 2018
 GELATO CHAMPIONSHIP Regulations and application form 2018
 PIZZA CHAMPIONSHIP Regulations and application form 2018
 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION Application form 2018
 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION - NON-ALCOHOLIC COCKTAILS Regulations 2018 [SLO]
 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN COCKTAIL PREPARATION - AFTER DINNER Regulations 2018 [SLO]
   
   Archive

 Professional events 2017

 Professional events 2016

 Professional events 2015
 
  VIDEO 2018:
FIRST day of the FAIR of TASTES 2018
SECOND day of the FAIR of TASTES 2018
THIRD day of the FAIR of TASTES 2018
FOURTH day of the FAIR of TASTES 2018
EXHIBITORS - part 1
EXHIBITORS - part 2
EXHIBITORS - part 3
   
  VIDEO 2017:
Highlights of GASTexpo 2017
GASTexpo 2017 in the TV program 24ur
GASTexpo 2017 in the TV program Dobro jutro
Pastry workshops with URŠE SONNENWALD
Culinary workshops with TEJANI in TOMAŠA JAVUREKA
Workshop "Preparation of home made PASTA"
5th International Slovenian Open Championship of PIZZA
1st Championship in preparation of COCKTAILS
SECOND day of the FAIR of TASTES
THIRD day of the FAIR of TASTES
FOURTH day of the FAIR of TASTES
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