Learn more about our Team Captain,

Team Captain and Maestro Gelatiere, Dirk Koeppenkastrop, PH.D,  owns Hawaii's favorite gelateria, IL Gelato Hawaii. Watch the video below to learn more about the man, his team, and IL Gelato Hawaii. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bCERh5DWIg&feature=youtu.be

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Talking Gelato Team USA with Radio MoJo

Talking Gelato Team USA with Radio MoJo

Check out our podcast with Radio MoJo.  Such a great time! Please take a listen by clicking here.

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Doctor Gelato

We were recently featured in Honolulu Magazine. Here click to read the article.

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Check out Gelato Team USA’s Fire and Ice Cake

We are proud to be featured on the Chicago School of Mold Making website.   http://chicagomoldschool.com/pastry-custom/fire-ice-gelato-cake/  

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Honolulu Man Places in Top Ten in Global Gelato Competition

Honolulu Man Places in Top Ten in Global Gelato Competition

Thank you Honolulu Star Advisor for featuring Gelato Team USA captain and IL Gelato store owner , Dirk Koeppenkastrop,   in your article, "Honolulu Man Places in Top Ten in Global Gelato Competition". Please click here to read the entire...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Gelato World Cup

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Gelato World Cup

We are very proud and grateful to be covered by our friends at Honolulu Magazine.  Please read "7 Things You Didn't Know About the Gelato World Cup" by clicking here. 

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Gelato Team USA featured in eTN Global Travel Industry News

Gelato Team USA featured in eTN Global Travel Industry News

We are proud to be covered in eTN Global Travel Industry News. Please read the article here.

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Gelato Team USA featured on Hawaii Tourism Association website

Gelato Team USA featured on Hawaii Tourism Association website

We are so proud to be recognized by and featured on Hawaii Tourism Association website. Please read the article here. 

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Gelato Team USA wins ice carving at Gelato World Cup 2016

Gelato Team USA wins ice carving at Gelato World Cup 2016

Rimini, January 25, 2016 - Gelato Team USA lead by Honolulu chef and business owner of IL Gelato Hawaii Dirk Koeppenkastrop scored first place in the ice sculpture discipline during the Gelato World Cup in Italy. Ice carving is one...

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Gelato Team Arrives in Bologna, Italy

Gelato Team Arrives in Bologna, Italy

Bologna, January 17, 2016 – The Culinary Gelato Team USA arrives in Bologna, Italy to prepare for the upcoming 2016 World Gelato Championship. Honolulu chef and business owner Dirk Koeppenkastrop is the Gelato Master and Team Captain leading the...

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Owner of Il Gelato Hawaii Sets Sights High

Owner of Il Gelato Hawaii Sets Sights High

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Gelato Team USA 2016 Formed

Gelato Team USA 2016 Formed

Honolulu, September 3, 2015 – Isle chef, Gelato Master and Team Captain of Gelato Team USA Dirk Koeppenkastrop, Ph.D., announces team members selected for the Team USA, which will compete for the 2016 World Gelato Championship title. The organizer...

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