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Ice Cream University's Gelato Tour of Italy!

March 10 - 17, 2022
Bologna, Sigep, and Florence

If you sign up to come with us on this fabulous GELATO TOUR OF ITALY,  by July 31, 2021, we will offer you a $375 discount off the basic tour price of the trip.  

If you sign up to come with us on this fabulous GELATO TOUR OF ITALY,  by July 31, 2021, we will offer you a $375 discount off the basic tour price of the trip.  


If you have a passion for producing, selling and eating both gelato and ice cream, then coming with us on our Gelato Tour of Italy 2022 will be for you a dream trip come true. Imagine tasting gelato, having incredible dinners, and enjoying fine wine, plus most important the learning experience you will have at the SIGEP Gelato Trade show in Rimini. This year (2022) we have added a full day of wine tasting at two outstanding wineries in Tuscany, near Florence. The Euro is translating a more exciting and economical trip to Italy. The cost of the trip includes roundtrip airfare from Liberty Newark International Airport to Italy, 4-star hotels, 5 days of breakfast and fantastic dinners, entrance to the SIGEP Convention and private hands-on gelato workshops.  Come with us and you won’t have to fret about the Euro and other worrisome details.  Once you board the airplane, you won’t have to reach into your pocket and spend one more penny, except for your own shopping, incidentals and gratuities. For more information, call Malcolm Stogo at 973 669 1060, or email at

To reserve a space on the Gelato Tour of Italy 2022, a deposit of $1,500 is required per person. Full remaining tour fees must be paid by December 1, 2021.


Giacomo,Malcolm, and Steve Kuhl          

The famous Giolitti, Rome               

Carpigiani Factory, Bologna 



Bologna is one of Italys epicenters for the best food and gelato.

  • You will arrive in the morning (January 21) in Bologna and stay one night at the Art Hotel Commercianti, overlooking the Basilica di San Petronio in the heart of Piazza Maggiore and close to the oldest university in the world. 
  • Lunch at Tamburini, the most outstanding gourmet shop in all of Italy.
  • Dessert at La Sorbitteria
  • Afternoon to browse on your own in downtown Bologna
  • A dinner at De Fabio with Giacomo and Marina of La Sorbetteria.


Rimini is Italy’s principal summer resort on the Adriatic Coast. However, we will be there in January! But forget all of that because Rimini is where the best gelato convention in the world is held every year. The SIGEP convention will open your eyes to a world of gelato possibilities.

  • You will attend the SIGEP Gelato convention for 2 plus days, acknowledged as the world’s most important in the artisan gelato sector, a primary European showcase for artisan Italian confectionery and is also strengthening its position in the artisan bakery field.
  • On show, all the very latest in raw materials, basic products, plant, machinery, furnishing and fittings for the artisan gelato, pastry shops, cafe and artisan bakeries.
  • Participate in exclusive Ice Cream University workshops on gelato making.
  • We will be staying at the Abner Hotel in Riccionne, a favorite of our for over 15 years 
  • Sunday evening we will go to Florence by private bus

La Soretteria, Bologna            

Carpigiani- Gelato Classes     

Learn about Popsicles



A trip to Italy is not complete without a visit to Florence, which is one of the most awe-inspiring cities in all of Europe. In Florence, the Renaissance reached its full heights of artistic expression, and that’s where you will see the works of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.

  • Explore Florence’s many gelaterias, churches, museums, and have a glorious time shopping and eating to your hearts content.
  • Visit and taste wine for a one day tour of two outstanding wineries in Tuscany, around Florence

JANUARY 26, 2022- Fly from Bologna back to Newark


Number of People Attending- 1 or 2

Cost of Trip:              

$3,995.00 per person                              (1 )            $3,995,00

Registration Fee:              

$50.00 per person (non-refundable)          (1 )                        $     50.00  

TOTAL                                        $4,045.00 *                   

Single Supplement:      

$350.00 per person                                                          $   350.00 

*Book your own airfare, deduct $1,000 from above cost


  • Round trip economy travel on United Air Lines from NY (Newark) to Bologna and Bologna to New York
  • Hotel accommodations at 4 star hotels, based on double occupancy
  • Continental breakfast daily
  • Dinner each night included
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • The use of a private bus for round trip airport transfers from city to city and within a city
  • Convention ticket to enter the Annual International Exhibition for the Artisan Production of Ice Cream, Pastry, Confectionery and Bakery.


  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Meals (lunch), except as specified under trip features
  • Travel to and from Newark  Airport
  • Price per person based on double occupancy. Single travelers can share a room or have the option of single occupancy by paying a single supplement of $350, depending on the trip chosen
  • Any travel outside the stated trip itinerary is at the personal expense of each individual traveler  


  • Cancellation before August 31, 2021: Full refund plus a $50.00 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation between September 1 and October 30, 2021: Full refund plus a $100.00 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation between November 1 and December 31, 2021: Full refund plus a $150.00 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation between December 31, 2021 and trip departure January 20, 2022: No refund of any trip fees paid