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Below, you’ll find a selection of what’s cooking in the world of Dolce. Do you have an idea for a post on this blog? Mail to ilse@dolceworld.com.

19 nov Horeca Expo 19-23/10/2017

For over 28 years now, Horeca Expo has been the largest comprehensive fair for the Belgian horeca sector and professional kitchens. With a high-quality, innovative and authentic total offer, we put the top within each segment in the spotlight. 
Discover the trends, taste the passion, feel the atmosphere, share your network, enjoy!

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07 jun Digitalisation breathes new life into the catering sector

The internet has made the life of a number of sectors a lot easier. And digitalisation is also doing the same for the catering sector. New platforms such as Growzer simplify time-consuming administration and day-to-day processes. Catering establishments gain time, their costs go down and they obtain more insights. 

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23 mar In 2017 we are looking for another suitable candidate for the Bocuse d'Or Lyon 2019 cooking competition.

Bocuse d'Or is named after chef Paul Bocuse. It is the most prestigious culinary competition in the world, the Olympic Games for gourmet cooks as it were. It is not just a cooking competition; it is also a human adventure that brings together talented chefs and offers further guidance on their path to stardom.

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18 feb EUROPA 2 wins through at the Wave Awards 2017

·         Double accolade for EUROPA 2 at the Wave Awards 2017
·         Winner of the Best for Wellbeing/Spas
·         Highly commended in Best for Cuisine category

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17 feb BE DELICIOUS launches event catering which puts Belgian quality in the spotlight

BE DELICIOUS launches event catering which puts Belgian quality in the spotlight

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16 nov Rational SelfCookingCenter XS: world premiere at Horeca Expo

What do Sergio Herman, Roger van Damme and Philippe Claeys have in common? They will all be unveiling Rational’s latest addition: the SelfCookingCenter XS. This extremely compact cooking system replaces up to 30% of all conventional cooking appliances. Visit the Rational stand (Hall 5, Stand 5417) on Monday 21 November, Tuesday 22 November or Wednesday 23 November at 12.30pm to discover the possibilities of this combi steamer yourself.

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16 nov Christmas special: COMBI SUBSCRIPTION + free DOLCE apron

With the festive season slowly approaching, we are turning the spotlight on our combi subscription. Subscribe to DOLCE WORLD today and receive a free DOLCE apron. 

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20 okt Focus on GUILLAUME GOMEZ AN EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY during Chef 's World Summit 2016

Guillaume Gomez found himself in presidential kitchens from the age of 19, for the fulfillment of his military service.
 

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07 sep Don’t miss your date with world gastronomy!

From 27 to 29 November the very first edition of the Chefs World Summit will take place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. An exclusive networking event which will connect gastronomy from all over the world during a three-day culinary journey of discovery. A unique meeting of the most renowned chefs and culinary experts on the planet. Dolce World is a proud partner of this top event which undoubtedly will become the stage for the gastronomy of the future. 

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30 aug Horeca Expo: it's about happiness...

Horeca Expo is all about the good vibes in the food service industry this year. 
We look forward to welcoming you to the ultimate food service trade fair in Belgium from 20 to 24 November 2016. Discover the trends, feel the passion, experience the atmosphere, share your network and have fun. 

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17 jul Take part in the “Best Plate Challenge” and show the world that cooking is ‘fun’!

Dolce World is organising, together with World Gourmet Society, a unique competition for chefs and foodies. We are inviting chefs or foodies to show off their skills in a video. How the video is conceived, completely depends on the creativity of the chef!

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23 mar The Food Service community carries out a unique survey in the food service industry.

It will take up only about 5 minutes of your time and will allow us to gain a better understanding of the food service industry.

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03 mar Martini Caffè Torino, the very first Negroni bar in Belgium

Last year, Martini brought the vermouth bar concept to Belgium with Caffè Torino. Modern Italian-style aperitifs are clearly on the rise in this country as well. One big winner in this respect is the classic Italian Negroni cocktail. That is why Caffè Torino will be the very first Negroni bar in Belgium this year.

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17 feb JUST BEER – a taste of Europe

Just Beer is a high-end beer event for ‘bon vivants’ and real beer lovers. Visitors get the opportunity to discover superior brews with tastings of selected innovative beers, special beers and familiar brands.

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13 dec Dolce consulting lifts any concept to a higher level

“Call on our year-long expertise and turn your business into a real success”

 

Bring an economist/marketing specialist and a hospitality expert together and you’ll have the perfect mix to transform a starting business or established enterprise into a successful concept. Top level consultancy in the world of catering, that is what Jan De Kimpe and Ilse Duponcheel are good at. Because in addition to publishing Dolce Magazine, organising culinary trips and events, Dolce World also stands for turning your business into a success. 

 

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16 nov Free tickets to the Chefs World Summit with DOLCE WORLD

Make a note in your calendar now: the first Chefs World Summit is held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco from 27 to 29 November this year. This exclusive networking event brings together gourmet cooking from around the world in a three-day journey of discovery. As a partner of this unique event, DOLCE WORLD is giving away 20 free tickets worth €225. Do not wait too long: send in your details today!

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16 nov Les Dîners Chics et Chefs

Looking for a once in a lifetime experience? On 28 and 29 November, Monaco’s top chefs will be opening their kitchen doors to their international counterparts. Together they will be presenting a unique exquisite menu that will beguile any true foodie.

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14 okt FOCUS ON CHRISTIAN LE SQUER

AFTER 12 YEARS OF LOYAL SERVICE AT LEDOYEN, THE BRETON CHEF CHRISTIAN LE SQUER, AWARDED THREE STARS BY THE MICHELIN GUIDE, HAS SINCE 2014 SETTLED AT LE CINQ RESTARUANT, IN THE HEART OF THE GEORGE V PALACE IN PARIS.

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04 sep Dolce visits the Festival of the King of Ham "Parma "

Parma ham, a secular tradition.

The total production of raw hams in Italy reached approximately 25 million pieces. The "prosciutto" is made from the hind legs of pork. The name "Prosciutto" is derived from the word "Prosciugare" meaning drying. Prosciutto most sophisticated and best known is called Prosciutto di Parma or Parma ham.

Parma ham is rooted in very ancient times. The documents show that 217 BC. J.C., Hannibal stopped in Parma during his campaign to Italy where he tasted "salty pork thighs." Fifty years later Polibe speaks of those products and an important export from Parma to Rome. Today Parma ham is always produced in the region typical Parmesan and manufactured to the same tradition.

 

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30 aug Taste the best of what Kortrijk has to offer at culinary level!

On Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October the second edition of the Tastiest Weekend of Kortrijk (Lekkerste Weekend van Kortrijk) will be organised at the Grote Markt. During this two-day gastronomy event a veritable culinary village will be constructed. 

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