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“Italian Street Food Awards” a Eatinero Cremona 2021

Everything is ready: from 24 to 26 September the Eatinero food truck caravan, with all their regional, ethnic and gourmet specialties served in “street food” mode, will stop in Piazza Roma in Cremona for three days based on excellent food, drinks, music and conviviality in the open air.

Organized with the patronage and collaboration of the Municipality of Cremona and the Confesercenti of Eastern Lombardy, the upcoming one (the seventh) it will be a special edition because Eatinero will host for the third consecutive year (and for the first time in Cremona) the Italian final of the European Street Food Awards, the most important street food competition in the world, which will “crown” the best food truck

From 6pm on Friday until 24pm on Sunday, the whole fine settimana will be a journey to discover the flavors and wonderful vans with a unique design.

Eatinero is synonymous with high quality street food prepared and cooked on the spot right on board the food trucks: gourmet burgers and sandwiches, grilled meat, fish fritters, ethnic food, regional cuisine and a lot of passion are the ingredients that will give life to a great party dedicated to taste “on the road”.

Fixed presence at all the events of Eatinero, which have been in tune since 2015, there will be the Birrabus and the Birracamper of Birra di Classe, which will not be competing at the Italian Street Food Awards but will present their almost infinite selection of craft beers produced by award-winning Italian microbreweries (about forty references in total), tapped on vintage vehicles reworked in a modern key, as it is in their unmistakable style.

On Friday the event will go live precisely from 6 pm, while on Saturday and Sunday the kitchens will be open and operational all day, from lunch to dinner through the pre-evening aperitif until midnight (free admission).

ITALIAN STREET FOOD AWARDS

The opportunity is not to be missed: during the long fine settimana of Eatinero-Cremona, street chefs will have the opportunity to participate in the most important street food competition in the world , at the end of which the best Italian food truck will be selected.

The kitchens on wheels will therefore compete to win the coveted title offered by the “Italian Street Food Awards”, the national variation of the contest on a global scale founded in 2017 by Richard Johnson, award-winning journalist and gastronomic consultant, author of the best-selling “Street Food Revolution” and host of various BBC themed formats.

The European project Street Food Awards is based on a great conviction, expressed in the programmatic manifesto, according to which “never before have people wanted to eat street food, cooked and served in the right way, informally and in the open air … our mission is to find the best out there! ”. Thanks also to judges of the caliber of superstar-chefs such as Marco Pierre White (already three Michelin stars), Marco Locatelli (also judge of Masterchef Italia) and Titti Qvarnström, chef of the Bloom in the Park restaurant in Malmö, first female chef exponent of the new kitchen nordica to be awarded a Michelin star (info and details on: europeanstreetfood.com).

FOODTRUCK PARTICIPANTS dentro THE EVENT AND THE ITALIAN AWARDS

DAJE Gourmet hamburger specialties, from Rome. BASULON Gourmet hamburger specialty, from Codogno. PORCO BRADO Specialty sandwiches with Cinta Senese meat from Cortona. CARTOON Smoked meat specialty, from Trenzano. SCOTTADITO Marche specialties from San Benedetto del Tronto. ROCK BURGER Gourmet hamburger specialty, from Turin. KITCHEN REBELS Fried fish specialties and squid skewers, from Milan. BRANCHIE Burrito specialties, from Pesaro. FIRENZEN Asian specialties from Florence. TRENTINTRAC Trentino specialties from Alpe Cimbra. BOBSON Gnocchi and gourmet sandwiches specialties, from Milan. MORE TOAST sandwich specialties, from Milan. LA CARULOTTINA Crêpes specialties from Brescia.

HOW DOES THE VOTING WORK?

A jury of experts will decide the Italian winner of the European Street Food Awards.
The jury will be composed as follows:
– Barbara Manfredini, Councilor for Tourism, City Branding and Security of the Municipality of Cremona
– journalist (name to be defined)
– Marcello Ferrarini, street chef and host of the “Gluten free with taste” program broadcast on Gambero Rosso Channel
Equally protagonist, the public will instead elect the best food truck for the “People Choice” category: all visitors who consume at least one dish in one of the food trucks in the square will be able to request a postcard to post in the urn of their favorite van. At the end of the event, the postcards will be counted and the best food truck in Italy will be selected. Italy in this special category.

PROGRAM

Friday 24 September

– 6pm: inauguration
– 9 pm: Giuditta concert
Born from the need to become a symbol “of the weak who resist the strong, of those who do not allow themselves to be subjugated by any power”, the Brescia band formed by Francesca Cordone (vocals), Ludovico Di Meco (bass), Francesco Regazzoli (guitar) and Jury Suardi (drums), already awarded at Arezzo Wave 2021 as “Best band Lombardia”, is characterized by an intensely alt-rock sound, with lyrics in Italian and horizons open to the world.

Saturday 25 September

– 11 am: opening of the event
– 12 pm: Italian Street Food Awards
– 9 pm: The Matt Project concert
Brescia-Veronese band formed by Jury Magliolo (vocals and bass), Carlo Poddighe (vocals and guitar) and Matteo Breoni (drums): groove to the nth degree for an explosive mix of funk, soul and rock ' n'roll, with a retrofuturist attitude.

Sunday 26 September

– 11 am: opening of the event
– 8 pm: Andrea Van Cleef concert
Leader of the tellurs ici Humulus and soloist inclined to acoustic and psychedelic sounds, the singer and guitarist from Brescia presents #folksession, an acoustic and unconventional jam, naturally predisposed to take unexpected impromptu turns …

INFO, ENTRANCES AND ANTI-COVID

As mentioned, admission to the event is free. Visitors must be in possession of the Green Pass, which however must not be shown at the entrance. Maximum attention will be paid to all aspects concerning safety, in full compliance with the anti Coronavirus regulations in force: specifically, the number of seats will be increased and the tables will be distributed over the entire area to ensure maximum distance between people.

For the distribution and consumption of the dishes, only disposable packaging will be used. Tables and seats will be sanitized regularly and hand sanitizing gel will be placed next to each van. The use of masks will also be mandatory for all visitors queuing at the food trucks. For all the novità and updates in real time just follow the homonymous Facebook and Instagram pages of Eatinero, a reality that since 2015 aims to spread the culture of street food as an expression of the riches of the territory, through festivals, events, cultural initiatives, promotional and collateral projects.