European Region of Gastronomy
Central Denmark Regions has over the last couple of years developed a strong international recognized food scene with a food culture characterized by local grown products and sustainability.
Since 2017 Central Denmark Region has had the title European Region of Gastronomy. The title was given as a recognition of gastronomic innovation and products that are being rethought and local grown with a sustainable approach.
The title is awarded by the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism. Business Region Aarhus gives cofunds further development of the region as a European Region of Gastronomy in a regional project from 2019-2021. The ambition with the project is to create growth and long-term benefits which celebrates the good life through food and gastronomy. The project will:
- Create new experiences for the local community through micro-funding calls
- Establish and develop cooperation
- Support local-level commitment
Within the project there is multiple events. For information about the project in Region Central Denmark and this year´s event program click here.
A platform which fosters cooperation
The title European Region of Gastronomy creates international awareness and facilitates cooperation in the region. Furthermore, as European Region of Gastronomy you become part of a platform which facilitates cooperation and project initiatives with other food innovativation regions in Europe.
Read more about the Region of Gastronomy award here.