Traveling to EXPO 2015
from August to September
Fifty “Starred” Chef with the products from Emilia-Romagna
from Rimini to Piacenza to Milan.
by boat, by bike, on foot, through 100 cities.
on the Po, by the Via Emilia, on the ridge of Appennino
A journey through the Emilia-Romagna by its land and water routes, entirely dedicated to food education, to information and to knowledge of biodiversity and sustainable quality, progress and innovation.
The project aims to make its own some of the themes-Expo Milano 2015 goal emphasizing, through a realization, original and charming, the participatory process and knowledge of chefs, manufacturers, institutions, citizens and tourists.
A “multisensory” project, a real “route” territorial and gustative, an accompaniment “commented” to Expo 2015, through the places, the harmonies, the traditions and the agricultural products of Emilia Romagna, with the precise and concrete
objective of recording quality, environmental sustainability culture and accessibility of good healthy nutrition, without
pay a hig price to the environment: from Po at the EXPO, with taste.
A trip–event focused on the strong theme of identity and haute cuisine geared to good and the beautiful, in which are involved the territories, chefs, producers, associations, communities, citizens and tourists.
Into such an initiative is fielded the very identity of Emilia–Romagna, that boasts unmatched primates in the world of agriculture and food, and they will be the actors of moments of confrontation: the good does well, agriculture determines the landscape , the wild and fittings, the model of green economy, the city of gastronomy.
The route by water: Adriatic Sea and Great River Po
The trip, from Rimini to Piacenza, will be carried out with two motor ships: the Princess for the navigation on the sea and the Stradivari for the navigation on the Po. Both motorships can accommodate up to 100 people and will dock at ports in Emilia Romagna. At each stage will correspond to a gastronomic event, the “Starry Dinner” set up on the motorships, during which guests can dine in a unique atmosphere, tasting the local products, interpreted by the expert hands of the cooks of CheftoChef.
The stages that will be touched are: Rimini August 18, Cesenatico (FC) on August 21, Cervia (RA) on August 23, Comacchio (FE) on August 24, Ferrara on August 25, Finale Emilia (MO), along ‘ancient channel of the Este, August 27, Mezzani (PR) August 29, Boretto (RE) on September 6, Polesine and Zibello (PR) September 12, Isola Serafini in Monticelli d’Ongina (PC) on September 17, Piacenza Sept. 18.
The route by land: the Via Emilia
The host cities are: Rimini August 18, Savignano sul Rubicon-Terre del Rubicone (FC) on August 20, August 25 Forli, Faenza (RA) on August 26, Imola (BO) on August 27, Reggio Emilia August 28 , Bologna September 1, Valsamoggia (BO) on September 2, Rubiera (RE) on September 4, September 5 Modena, Parma on September 6, Noceto (PR) on September 8, Fidenza (PR) on September 11, Fiorenzuola d’Arda (PC) September 15, September 18 Piacenza.
Points appointments are: Rimini on August 7 with the inaugural ribbon cutting, Pennabilli (RN) on August 8, Dam Ridracoli (FC) on August 10, Carnè of Brisighella (RA) on August 20, Poggio di Badi of Castel di Casio (BO) on August 26, Cavone of Lizzano in Belvedere (BO) on August 28, Fiumalbo (MO) on August 29, Step Pradarena (RE) on September 5, Lagdei Refuge (PR) on September 8, Castell ‘Arquato (PC) September 13, September 18 Piacenza.