North China Division, 28th June - 29th June 2017, Beijing China National Convention Center

Southwest Division, 11th - 13th August 2017, Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center

East China Division & Final, 26th - 29th March 2018, Shanghai New International Expo Center     


  For the justice of championship, every contender will draw their own competition number before trail.

During the competition, judges will grand gelato after all contenders finish at last every day. Only competition numbers will appear on the score sheet, and judge will not see the name and company of contender.

  1. The championship will go on accrding to the competition number, and each contender has 45 mins in all three days championship. Gelato favour will be assigned in the first and second day, and no limit for the favour in the third day. (Standard weight of gelato is 3 kilograms)
  2. Contenders must finsh the competition on the operation desks, and timekeepers will remind the overtime. Timeout 1-10 mins (include 10 mins) will deduct 1 point; contender will be disqualified if timeout over 10 mins,
  3. Milk base will be provided by Maestros of Italian Gelato-makers (MGI) in the first and third day. Contender can choose to making milk base by themselves.
  4. If contender need intermediate product, contender must use at least on of FABBRI products like gelato base powder, nut favour delipaste , fruit favour delipaste, classic delipaste, decoration delipaste, and so on. (Contender can bring fresh or forzen food materials like egg, suger, fruit etc in a container without tag, please read more details at ATTACHMENT 2: MATERIAL LIST)
  5. In the competition, all the contenders can communicate with four Masters of Italian Gelateria (with interpreters) about skills or technology.
  6. There are four operation desks can be used in the same time, and the equipments provide by Carpigiani. Equipments and operation desks must keep complete and clean for next contender (Equipment cleanness will be included in the total score, Please read more details at ATTACHMENT 1: ASSESSMENT FORM) .
  7. All contenders musd dress the offical chef uniforms.

The China Gelato Championship 2018 will be held throughout the duration of HOTELEX Shanghai.

The contest aims to promote the development of domestic hand ice cream, and will be supported by gelato masters from Carpigiani and Fabbri.