The International Center of Wine and Gastronomy has begun the preparations to the planned holding of the Russian gastronomy week in Cyprus in November, 2017. The Week will be hold with the support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Cyprus.
The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cyprus, represented by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Mr. S. Osadchy has expressed their readiness to support the conduct of the Russian gastronomy week in Cyprus in the period from 14 to 19 November, 2017.
The official ceremony on announcement of results of the competition “Taste Experience – 2016” was hold at the 24th International Exhibition PRODEXPO on the 8th of February.
Within the framework of the business part of the event the director general of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy Elena Baybakova presented the project “Russian gastronomy week”. Elena also announced the Russian gastronomy week in Cyprus 2017, which will be hold with the support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Cyprus, Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism), and the official representative office of the Rossotrudnichestvo in Cyprus (Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC)in the period from 14 till 19 of November.
The organizing committee of the Russian gastronomy week in Cyprus concluded an official agreement with the Cyprus Four Seasons Hotel Limassol.
The prestigious five-star Four Seasons, owned by Muskita Hotels Ltd., is located on the picturesque shores of the Mediterranean sea, 60 km from Larnaca airport.
The Hotel is famous for the highest service level offered to its guests: the hotel’s meeting rooms for business and cultural events are equipped with the latest technology, and cosy restaurants and cafes are the real paradise for gourmets. Besides the luxurious rooms, where not only Russian and Western celebrities, but also representatives of Royal families stayed, the hotel also offers spa-center Shiseido, one of the few in the world.
During 13th-17th of November within Russian gastronomy week-2017 the chefs from different Russian regions will perform gastronomic dinners and master classes in Four Seasons, beside that the Russian exhibition of gastronomic routes, tourism, food and beverage producers will be held here at this time.
The official web-site of the Four Seasons Hotel Limassol: https://www.fourseasons.com.cy
The photo gallery of Four Seasons Hotel Limassol - https://www.fourseasons.com.cy/photo-gallery
On the 17th of May 2017 in the Council hall of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation under the chairmanship of Elena Sutormina, a member of the Commission on development of public diplomacy and support of compatriots abroad, a round table on the theme «Gastronomy tourism as factor
of development of inbound and domestic tourism in Russia» was held.
The round table participants discussed the problems of modern tourism and made suggestions for its development, the speakers presented their prospective projects. The discussion table managed to gather the leaders of authoritative associations in the hospitality industry, representatives
of Universities, tourist companies, journalists.
The Chairman of the organizing Committee of the project «Russian gastronomy weeks» Leonid Gelibterman briefed the meeting participants with the results of Russian gastronomy weeks that were held in 2015 and 2016 in Spain. The President of the ICWAG told about the preparation to the Russian gastronomy week 2017 in Cyprus in the period from 13 to 17th of November, and also announced the performance of the Russian gastronomy week in the year 2018
in Japan and Greece.
Leonid Gelibterman focused the session guests’ attention, that the project plan of «Russian gastronomy week 2017» in Cyprus is supported by a number
of Federal ministries and departments of Russia and Cyprus, as well as the business communities of both countries.
The Chairman of the round table Elena Sutormina, in her turn, pointed out the readiness of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation to support intensively the projects for the development of gastronomic tourism, and noted the great importance of coordination of the professional efforts to implement international programs of such a scale.
The official digest of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) published an article by Leonid Gelibterman about the Russian gastronomy week project.
The president of the ICWAG, the UNWTO Affiliate Member, in his essay for the publication «The Second Global Report on Gastronomy Tourism» announced the main objectives for the development of gastronomy tourism in various countries and especially in the Russian Federation. According to Mr. Gelibterman, such goals include the establishment of national and regional gastronomic brands. «The brand, Russian Gastronomy Week, is a good example of such successful development", — he concluded.
In his article, the president of the ICWAG also talked about successfully held in 2015 and 2016 Russian Gastronomy Weeks in Spain, which were organized by the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy, with the active support of the UNWTO, the Russian Embassy in Spain, Rostourism and other authoritative organizations and agencies.
Leonid Gelibterman said that the Russian gastronomy week brand is a new format for the development of gastronomy tourism and an answer to the specific challenges of an extremely varied cuisine across an immense country.
Our congratulations to the leader of the chefs’ team of the project «Russian Gastronomy Weeks» Andrey Matyuha with a victory in the national final of the prestigious international competition of the Haute Cuisine masters, Bocuse d'Or («Golden Bocuse»)! The Russian qualifying round of the main competition of culinary art was held from the 23th to 24th of June at the venue of the international restaurants festival Taste of Moscow 2017 in the Luzhniki stadium.
Now the winner of the «Golden Bocuse» will represent Russia at the Bocuse d'or Europe in Turin (Italy) in 2018 and at the culinary competition with chefs from other European countries. Successful performance in the semi-final will provide the position to the Russian participant among 24 finalists from around the world in the fight for the first place.
The organizing Committee of the Russian Gastronomy Week wishes Andrey Matyuha success in the European competition in Turin!
In frames of the preparation of the third «Russian gastronomy week-2017», which this year will be held from the 13th to the 17th of November in Cyprus, the President of the Organizing Committee of the project Leonid Gelibterman had a working visit to Nicosia and Limassol. In these Cypriot cities the official events of the Week will take place.
During his visit Leonid Gelibterman gave an interview to the radio station «Russkoye Radio. Cyprus».
The interview of Leonid Gelibterman to «Russkoye Radio. Cyprus
The chefs of Russian gastronomy week will present their culinary art in the branded jackets by the Profi Dress company.
Garment factory Profi Dress will become for the second time a partner of the project «Russian gastronomy weeks» for the production of the uniforms for the Russian chefs’ team.
Profi Dress — the leading company in Russia in production of corporate clothing, textiles and curtains for hospitality industry. The factory has its own production with modern equipment, as well as it is equipped by advanced sewing technologies. The feature of the company is the individual approach to each client and creating a premium quality product, as the organizing Committee of the project «Russian gastronomy weeks» was ensured on its own experience
Official website of the company Profi Dress: www.profidress.ru
Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation will be the official partner of the third «Russian gastronomy week», which will be held in Cyprus from 13th to 17th of November 2017.
This agreement was reached between Elena Sutormina, the Chairman of the Commission of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation on development of public diplomacy, cultural cooperation and preservation of traditional values, and Leonid Gelibterman, President of the Organizing Committee of the project «Russian gastronomy weeks», according to the results of the round table from 17.05.2017, on the theme of gastronomy tourism.
The official website of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation: www.oprf.ru
Premiere Magazine became a media partner of the Russian gastronomy week in Cyprus. Famous Cypriot glossy digest and the Internet portal will publish the materials about the key events of the Week.
The official Internet portal of Premiere Magazine covers a wide audience and specialises on publishing relevant news and events of the society life. Glossy magazine is distributed in the leading Cyprus hotels, boutiques, beauty salons and shopping malls in Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos
The web-site of the Premiere Magazine: http://premiere-magazine.com.cy/