28 August 2019, 10am - 6pm

Organised by Dessert Association Singapore (DAS) along with Reed Exhibitions, the inaugural  Singapore Gelato Championship aims to create new culinary trends and raise the level of creativity and professionalism by showcasing Singapore's finest gelato craftsman.

DAS represent the voice of Singapore’s dessert industry and is  firmly committed to the growth and development through education and networking opportunities. The organisation represents the interest of members that are in the retail, wholesale, and catering of desserts.

Through this one day competition, the organisers hope to further spread the culture of gelato, an artisan frozen dessert to the general public.

The Singapore Gelato Championship will take place during SEAsia Café Expo, which will be held at Marina Bay Sands on August 28, 2019.


What can the DAS offer you?

• Social media attention for yourself or your gelato business

• Preparation Area

• Some Base Ingredients (Optional / Competitors may use their own)


What would the Singapore Gelato Championship entail?

Participant can prepare the gelato mix onsite or offsite using ingredients provided by DAS or their own or both.
But the CHURNING of the gelato has to be done on-site. There will be a batch freezer onsite to freeze the prepared gelato mix into gelato. 

They will then present their gelato in a 5-litre tub (approx. 3.5kg) after churning on-the-spot to impress the Technical Jury Panel as well as the Public Jury.
The contestant with the best flavor will earn the title of “SINGAPORE’S BEST GELATO”.


  • Be recognised as a top gelato maker at an industry-supported event
  • Showcase your talent and creativity to a panel of experts
  • Get publicity for yourself and your gelato business


All competitors will receive a certificate issued by the DAS as a testament to their participation.
The first flavor in the evaluation will receive the title of “Singapore’s Best Gelato”.
The first three flavors will receive the following cash prizes!

  • Champion: S$500
  • 2nd place winner: S$300
  • 3rd place winner: S$200


Chief Judge
Sharon Tay

Chef-Owner, Momolato
President, Dessert Association Singapore

Chef Judy Koh
Founder & Executive Chef 
Creative Culinaire The School and Caffe Pralet 

Chef Bruno Philippe
Technical Advisor
Angliss Gourmet Partner

Chef Dylan Ooi
Founder & Owner


Production of Gelato

Each contestant would be required to produce their gelato in a 5-litre tub (approx. 3.5kg) of ONE signature flavor of their choice. The contestant can prepare their flavor on-site or off-site. The contestant is required to churn their gelato on the day of the competition using the batch freezer provided on-site.

The following will be provided by DAS

  • Preparation area with batch freezer (to churn gelato), stainless steel table, handheld blenders, and induction cookers; and
  • Base ingredients such as milk, cream, skimmed milk powder, caster sugar, dextrose, emulsifiers, and stabilizers.


The contestant’s gelato will be evaluated by a Technical Jury based on the flavor, structure, and presentation. Technical Jury will comprise 80% of vote. The contestant will also be judged by public vote. Public vote will comprise 20% of vote. In the case of a tie, the flavors will be evaluated by the Technical Jury for the choice of ingredients, and attention to allergens.


Closing date: 31 July 2019

Besides submitting the online registration form, each competitor needs to pay a participation fee of $80.
Payment instructions and details will be emailed by DAS to all participants. 

DAS will send an official email to notify the competitors of their selection for the competition. The competitors selected for the Singapore Gelato Championship must, within 7 days of the official communication, confirm their participation by email to
Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the competition.

Only complete applications received by 31 July 2019 will be considered.


For more information, please contact Mr. Raja Mohanraj,

Jointly organised by