Vince Cortina to “Chocolate Sculptures”, the sweetest day of celebration organized at the Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf
Vince Cortina to “Chocolate Sculptures”, the sweetest day of celebration organized at the Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf that told the Queen of the Dolomites through its most evocative symbols. The Maitre Chocolatier Mirco Della Vecchia drove his best students in a contest between art and taste, won by Luigi Calienno with the bas-relief in fine chocolate of the historic city of Bell. Success for the other works, three of which, with the collaboration of The Rules d’Ampezzo and their museum center, will become the exceptional snack for children laboratories Festival Cortinametraggio. While the highly acclaimed play of the world celebrates the Cluster Cocoa and Chocolate Expo 2015 and will be exhibited awaited event. The five-star luxury of Cortina reconfirms representative and promoter of Made in Italy and is already preparing, with the True Cortina for EXPO, to welcome visitors who will be in Italy for the event of the year.
It ‘was the sculpture “The Bell” Luigi Calienno to win the race between art and taste of “Chocolate Sculptures”, an event organized yesterday (Saturday, March 14) at the Hotel Cristallo Spa & Golf Academy Master Chocolatiers Italian under the auspices of the National Confederation of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprises. The initiative has seen the enthusiastic participation of a broad public, intrigued by the works of chocolate made during the hours before their eyes and called to vote on the best. Particularly appreciated “The World”, sculpted by Raffaele Rea and also created to celebrate the Cluster Cocoa and Chocolate Expo Milano 2015, where it will be exposed.
The Cristallo Hotel Spa & Golf, the five-star luxury of Cortina which is part of The Leading Hotels of the World, an international organization that brings together the elite of the most prestigious hotels in the world with over 430 luxury facilities in 80 countries, takes care always to organize cultural events and creative faces also to tell and promote the beauty and the particularities of the most famous tourist resort. The property, which has recently opened its new eco-skating rink, is already preparing the package True Cortina for EXPO to welcome visitors who will be in Italy for the event of the year.
“We are always happy to promote initiatives that celebrate the beautiful Cortina and its wonders” – said Director of the Hotel Giorgio Borgonovo. “The hotel is representative of the best Made in Italy in terms of beauty, warmth and hospitality excellence and, as such, loves to support activities and events that share values and characteristics.”
From the early hours of the morning, immersed in a beautiful sunny day with the scent of the best chocolate in the Living room of the hotel, the famous Maitre Chocolatier bellunese Mirco Della Vecchia, founder of the Academy of Italian Master Chocolatiers and National President CNA Food, has worked assiduously to guide and support four of his best students in making the work of the most beautiful and original chocolate themed Cortina. The Academy is home to training within Cioccolateria, they are getting more and more even result in enrollment.
The day was dedicated to the Queen of the Dolomites, represented through four chocolate sculptures depicting the most important places and landmarks of the city: “The Bell” made by Luigi Calienno, “The Squirrel” by the hand of Olympia Bevacqua, “The Diamond” sculpted by Giuseppe Punteri and dedicated to the hotel and finally “The World” by Raffaele Rea.
The panoramic terrace overlooking the Dolomites Hotel was the venue of the vote that afternoon, in the presence of the Director and staff of the hotel, have involved the audience and the winner Luigi Calienno, twenty-eight of Roman origin, pastry chef for 10 years and student of the Academy, who portrayed the highest symbol of Cortina demonstrating technique, skill and precision in the details. In addition to the satisfaction and applause, Calienno won a dinner for two with hotel accommodation. Among the audience was also randomly selected one lucky, you will taste a dinner for two at the restaurant “La Stube 1872” of the Crystal Hotel savoring the chocolate fondues.
The collaboration of the Rules d’Ampezzo and the Museum of the Rules d’Ampezzo, the museum complex that includes the Paleontological Museum Rinaldo Zardini, the Ethnographic Museum Rules d’Ampezzo and the Museum of Modern Art Mario Rimoldi will allow children of laboratories 19:21 March of the review MUSEUM OF CHARM Cortinametraggio Festival dedicated to making a memorable snack. The Museum Rimondi were in fact donated three of the sculptures.
The package True Cortina for EXPO proposed your hotel and included with a free entry to the display, allowing guests to enjoy the wonderful places dolomitic through sport from fun: from mountain biking to climbing to golf, alternating fatigue in moments relaxing in the swimming pool, thermarium, massages and fitness area at the fully Spa.
For the Universal Hotel has also created an interesting partnership with the Baglioni Group for the Luna Hotel Baglioni in Venice and Milan Carlton, through which you will have the opportunity to spend two nights in this wonderful city and two nights of charm and beauty at the hotel in Cortina.
The event was also an opportunity to preview the Expo to news that there will be the National CNA between the partners of the Cluster Cocoa and Chocolate, which is the official Eurochocolate content provider. The sculpture in the world of chocolate in fact draws attention to the six countries cocoa producers in the Cluster (Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Gabon, Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe).