8.30 - 17.00 | LJUBLJANA CASTLE

The pinnacle of this year’s European Food Summit will be the meeting of experts, who aim to motivate through stories of inspiration and a vision of sustainable development of food and its use to contribute to a more sustainable future. At a single location and for the first time in Slovenia, we have brought together the greatest minds, talents and chefs, who we have challenged to inspire individuals as well as communities toward more progressive thinking and behaviour.

The main topic of this year’s conference, “Food – The bridge toward the sustainable identities of European cultures and nations”, sponsored by the partner STB, will be conducted in cooperation with Ana Roš and conference director, Andrea Petrini. Andrea Petrini is considered one of the key players in numerous culinary projects and one of the most influential personalities in gastronomy. 



9:30 Welcome speech with Zdravko Počivalšek (Ministry of Economic Development and Technology), Maja Pak (STB), Petra Stušek (Ljubljana Tourism)

9:50 Introduction & welcome with Andrea Petrini (curator) & Martin Jezeršek (host)

9:55 Andreas Caminada (Schloss Schauenstein) - Dear industry, stop whining and start taking responsibility

10:15 Ivan Brincat (Food and Wine Gazette) - The Belgian Conundrum: This is not Belgian Cuisine

10:35 Anka Miklavič Lipušček (Mlekarna Planika) - In nature's embrace 

10:55 Conversation with Christopher Pelé (Le Clarence) & Andrea Petrini - Make fine dining fun again

11:15 Lior Kochavy (Odprta kuhna) - This has crossed all borders

11:35 Riccardo Camanini (Lido 84) - Leda without the swan: a personal take on Gabriele d’Annunzio’s novel ‘La Leda senza cigno’


12:40 Roberto Flore (DTU Skylab) - There will be no more elephants left in the room 

13:00 dr. Afton Halloran (Nordic Food Policy Lab) - The Roast Beef Revolution 

13:20 Valter Kramar (Hiša Franko) - Nature Wine Religion 

13:40 Georges Desrues - The Käsekrainer Dilemma

14:00 Mateja Gravner (Gravner) - All was right under our nose. We just had to see it

14:20 COFFEE & WINE BREAK (with Gravner ribolla) 

14:40 Joe Warwick (World Restaurant Awards) - The Brexit Food Tsunami Clusterf**k 

15:00 Esben Holmboe Bang (Maaemo) - No Dreams breed in breathless sleep

15:20 Conversation with Leonor Espinosa (Leo), Leonardo Fonseca (Hiša Franko), Ana Roš (Hiša Franko) - Leo to Leo 

15:40 Jordan Kahn (Vespertine) - Glass realms

16:00 Andoni Luis Aduriz (Mugaritz) - Gastronomic Imperialism 

16:20 Closing remarks & wrap-up with Martin Jezeršek, Andrea Petrini & Denis Oštir (moderator)

Price: € 79,90

Number of tickets is limited, so hurry and get them before they are gone!



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