fete de la gastronomie 2016

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fete de la gastronomie 2016

PERIOD: 23 - 26 September 2016

The French, it is well known, are a people extremely attached to their traditions. If the discourse should then move on to the kitchen, then the nationalistic feeling becomes even more heated.

The French cuisine, moreover, is renowned all over the world, with a culinary tradition that has ancient origins. Thanks to the attention of the raw materials, expertly worked and presented by the greatest chefs, the French gastronomy has been awarded the prestigious Unesco prize.

After all, French cuisine is considered a real art form, with a special ritual. From the preparation of the table, to the presentation with style of the dishes; without, of course, forgetting the famous French wine, the pride of a country that is always proud of its origins

In this context, falls the Fete de la Gastronomie 2016, appointment that celebrates the French gastronomic tradition. A review in 2011, at the dawn of the prestigious UNESCO recognition, on the initiative of Frédéric Lefebvre (Secretary of State for Trade, Crafts, Small and Medium Enterprises, Tourism, Services, Freelancers and Consumers). The review took place on one date, the 04 January 2011. Success and accession exceeded expectations.

The Fete de la Gastronomie 2016, takes place, as usual, during the third weekend of September. The objectives of the event are the promotion of the territory and the development of the landscape riches of France. Celebrate the French culinary wealth. Making the kitchen accessible to everyone. And finally, promote gastronomy as a tool for economic, regional and national development.

The fete de la gastronomie 2016 is also a big popular party where individuals and professionals can meet and exchange information, knowledge and techniques. All this, including picnics, banquets, tastings of typical products.


On the official website you can find the list and the programs of the various activities during the Fete de la Gastronomie 2016. Tours, tastings, cook-shows and much more await you from Carcasonne, in Paris

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