Pesto Championship News

Monday, 15 March 2010 14:30

Anichinico Antonio has won the last preliminary competition - valid for the Pesto World Championship 2010 - organized at "Taste", the prestigious manifestation of wines and food products organized by Pitti Immagine at Stazione Leopolda in Florence and now become the most qualified salon of Italian taste.

Monday, 15 March 2010 13:47

The Pesto Championship’s countdown starts now! 7 days only remain to get ready for the final on Saturday 20th of March, in the meanwhile you could taste the best pesto thanks to the “Ligurian Restaurants’ Pesto Week”, where special menus will be offered at a fixed price! Click here to download the complete list of Restaurants and menu.

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.

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