An international panel of experts judge hundreds of entries from every olive oil producing region. The winners are recognized by the international press and share the prestige of winning the world's most important extra virgin olive oil competition.
New York’s legendary gourmet retailer, Fairway Market features winning oils in special NYIOOC displays, giving consumers instant access to the world's best olive oils and adding to the commercial benefits for the selected winners.
A Culinary Event
The International Culinary Center hosts an innovative olive oil education program. Olive oil entries will be featured at some of New York’s top restaurants in special menus to highlight the characteristics of these elite extra virgin olive oils.