Rovagnati, the distinguished Italian charcuterie expert, proudly announces the participation of Yoann Mormile as a member of the jury at Le Championnat de France de Planche Apéritive 2023. Mormile, renowned as the World and French Champion of Neapolitan Pizza, will not only lend his expertise to the prestigious competition but has also been appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Rovagnati in the United States.
Alexandre Hurtaud, Country Manager France at Rovagnati, expressed excitement about the growing enthusiasm for the aperitif segment, driven by the success of their sliced meats and dry sausages. He emphasized the premium evolution of these boards into visually stunning and irresistibly gourmet creations. The event was nationally recognized by French major media.
Le Championnat de France de Planche Apéritive 2023 (April 12, 2023 at salon Sandwich & Snack Show in Paris) has selected five professionals to compete in three technical and creative challenges, crafting a “classic” board with charcuterie only, an “imposed” board, and a “free” board.
Yoann Mormile, not only a champion pizza maker but also a prominent figure in France for his appearances on national television and in the press, has been recognized as one of the leading experts in the art of Neapolitan pizza. His selection as a jury member for “Le Championnat de France de Planche Apéritive 2023” by Alexandre Hurtaud is a testament to his culinary talents and success.
Rovagnati, a charcuterie leader founded nearly 60 years ago by Paolo Rovagnati, stands as Italy’s top specialist in premium charcuterie. The brand’s success is built on values of craftsmanship, taste, quality, and meticulous selection of raw materials. Headquartered in Lombardy near Milan, the family-owned company exports its exceptional products worldwide, including to countries like France, Belgium, Germany, the UK, and the USA.
Yoann Mormile’s association with Rovagnati extends beyond the competition. As the continuing Brand Ambassador, he will represent Rovagnati at key food exhibitions in the USA in 2024, pending authorization to work in the United States under his O-1 visa status. Specifically, Mr. Mormile will showcase Rovagnati at the Fancy Food in New York and the Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, leveraging his image as a pizza expert to promote and endorse Rovagnati’s charcuterie products.
Recognized as an expert in the field, Mormile will also develop exclusive pizza recipes incorporating Rovagnati’s best cold meats, participating in promotional events and culinary demonstrations.