The S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup is a very special regatta that awards a prize for the best combination of navigation and cookery in a competition fought at the rudder and at the hob at the same time: whilst the skippers are trying to get the best of the winds, a chef cooks below deck. Organised in the beautiful Venice lagoon in collaboration with the historic Venetian Yacht Club Compagnia della Vela, S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup after 11 years (in 2011) continues to fascinate cookery and sailing enthusiasts, as the international media coverage demonstrates.
The regatta takes place between the Lido di Venezia and San Giorgio Island and the competition is open to both professional and amateur cooks.
There is also another regatta that takes place within the main one: the “Inside the Cooking”, which involves participation of the international markets of S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna with the best chefs from each country aboard.
The culinary jury is composed by top international chefs. Starting in 2009, the Acqua Panna & S.Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year prize has been awarded to the best young chef from Inside the Cooking.
The S.Pellegrino Cooking Cup represents Italian culinary excellence and joy of life by playing on two of Italy’s main passions: the love for cookery and the love for the sea.
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