Igor Van Gerwen wins the Best Chocolate Book Award in the World for his book Chocolatier.
Chocolatier by Igor Van Gerwen won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award “Best in the World” during the Saudi Feast Food Festival in Riyadh.
Founded in 1995 by Edouard Cointreau and with 205 participating countries, the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards are the only international competition for food culture content. Every year, they honour the best books, printed or digital, as well as television and social media. The competition is free and open to all languages.
This year, the Gourmand Awards Ceremony was hosted by the Saudi Feast Food Festival, the largest of its kind in the Middle East. Organized by the Saudi Culinary Arts Commission of the Ministry of Culture, the Festival gathered hundreds of thousands of visitors, and food culture professionals from seventy countries coming from five continents.