Fano, 9-11 September
The event, organised by the Confercenti of Pesaro and Urbano, is one of the most awaited in the Adriatic coast and it is famous for its cooking competition where the best Italian restaurants compete to prepare “The Best brodetto (soup) 2011”. This year there will be 6 Italian and 2 foreign restaurants participating in the competition. The winner of “The best brodetto 2011” will be nominated by the qualified jury, headed by Enzo Vizzari and composed by wine-food Italian journalists, there will also be a popular jury that will give the special award, that in 2010 was won by the Chef Gianfranco Pascucci, of the Pascucci Al Porticcciolo di Fiumicino (Roma) restaurant. To be part of the popular jury it is necessary to book (25 euro).
For the festival visitors stand, music, cinema and fish tastings have been foreseen. Moreover, this year, in contrast to the previous years, a team of local chefs will cook for the public the same recipes, proposed by the restaurants competing, these will be accompanied by wines from the Marche region decanted by the Ais sommelier who will describe their organoleptic properties and peculiarities. The wines, proposed for the Festival come from the Institute marchigiano di tutela vine, the consortium composed by more than 1.200 wine companies of the province Pesaro-Urbino, Ancona and Macerata. The guided tastings of the soup with a glass of wine will be held from 11.00 to 15.00 and from 18.00 to 22.00, following booking. The price of each tasting is from 10 to 20 euro.