Pesto Championship News

Thursday, 11 March 2010 11:00

On the web now the new promotional video for the Third Genoa Pesto World championship. Watch it, listen to it loudly and share it!


Thursday, 25 February 2010 09:18


Andrea, reknown painter in Los Angeles and Italian food lover, won the mortar made pesto official selection reserved to US competitors and valid for the Third Genoa Pesto World Championship. 11 competitors coming from many californian cities took part to the pesto competition which was held at the prestigious Vincenti Restaurant in Brentwood, Los Angeles.


Tuesday, 23 February 2010 16:50


“Walking through the city” - the most popular TV show in Japan on travel and tourism - has dedicated an episode to Genoa and, of course, mortar made pesto couldn’t miss at all!


Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:45


US pesto competitors are preparing their mortar and pestles for the first-ever US preliminary competition round in pesto making to be held at Vincenti Restaurant in Brentwood on Wednesday the 24th of February beginning at 4:30 pm.


Wednesday, 03 February 2010 09:21

Eliminatoria_LionsOn Friday the 29th of January in the Grand Hotel Savoia in Genoa Ms Anna Golinelli smited the other 9 competitors of a preliminary competition reserved to Lions’ members.

Tuesday, 22 December 2009 15:07


And finally basil got the “Protected Denomination of Origin” on Friday the 19th of December, thanks to “Tutela del Basilico Genovese” consortium and the regional council.


Thursday, 03 December 2009 14:37

home_campionatoIt is now possible to pre-subscribe to the Third Pesto World Championship fulfilling the registration form or e-mailing your full details to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or ringing to +39 010 2476926.
It is also possible to pre-subscribe to the Championship by mail a completed form to: Associazione Palatifini, Via San Luca 4/14 sc.C - 16123 Genova - Italy.

Thursday, 03 December 2009 14:32

foto_barattoliThe Third Pesto World Championship’s gadget is a little tin with special basil flavor, the Genoa’s fresh air!
Come on and breath this aroma during the Pesto World Championship on Saturday the 20th of March 2010 at Palazzo Ducale, Genoa.

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 10:14

news_mod1Two extraordinary pesto preliminary competitions took place in the beautiful location of Imperia, western part of Liguria. Thanks to the Chamber of Commerce of Imperia, we participate in “OliOliva”, the fair of olive oil.


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