The Annual meeting of the president and members of the International Richemont Club was held in Croatia from 13th to 17th of September 2019 in the organisation of the Richemont Club Croatia. By taking the role of the host for the second time since its existence, the Croatian Club has once again confirmed the art of the top organization and realization of a distinctive working-tourism-cultural and gastronomic program. More than 130 bakery and pastry experts from 10 European countries and Peru attended the gathering.
The working part of the program included the visits to some of the best equipped facilities in Croatia; the bakery facility PAN-PEK, VINCEK pastry and KRAŠ factory in Zagreb, the facility ČAKOVEČKI MLINOVI and RADNIK OPATIJA, as well as EKOS CAKES factory and GROFICA MARICA in Varaždin.
The program included the city tours of Zagreb, Opatija, Varaždin and Samobor, a visit to the Rimac car factory, a tour of castle Trakošćan and reception by the Mayor of Zagreb representative at the palace Dverce and the reception by the Mayor of Varaždin at the City Hall.
Gathering was closed with Gala dinner and the ”Bread for Life” concert held in the Emerald Hall of the Esplanade Hotel.
From the photos below it can be best seen that it was truly magnificent, unforgettable and “gigantic’’ experience.