The International Village of the Gastronomy: a prestigious activity development in an imposing decoration
The 3rd edition of the Village of the Gastronomy and the Popular Kitchens is held this year from September 21st to September 23rd at the bottom of the Tower Eiffel, E–mail Brandy.
Anne–Laure Descombin, president of association Arte del Alma and initiator of this splendid project like Jean–Claude Meritte, president of the Codecom company and organizer of the Village chose for godfathers of this edition, 2 personalities impossible to circumvent of the world of the gastronomy: Guillaume Gomez, chief of the kitchens of the Elysée palace and founder of the Cooks of the Republic like Stéphane Layani, present of the International market of Rungis.
Initially installed Port of Large Stone for the first 2 editions, the Village plants its tents at the bottom of the Tower Eiffel, walk of the Branly quay. It will be for the Parisians and the visitors the occasion to satisfy their curiosity for unknown flavours coming from the 4 corners of the world. They will be able to discover the culture, of the popular and traditional and new specialities presented by the participating countries and that the public always does not find in the Parisian restaurants.
Many demonstrations will proceed during these 3 days, in the concerts, the shows, the folklore, the dance but also of the courses of kitchen and the demonstrations with guests of prestige invited by Gastronomical Sébastien Ripari and the Research department.
French and foreign generals will come to the meeting from the visitors and will show their know–how. Among them, one can quote Christian Etchebest, Mercotte, Gregory Cohen, Mercedes Ahumada (Mexico), Nicolas Baretje (French Polynesia), Béatrice Fabignon (Overseas), Dina Nikolaou (Greece), Mihaeli Cristian George (Romania)…
58 countries and French regions will be present at this International Village of the Gastronomy whose country of honor is Finland. This country of 5.5 million inhabitants remains still ignored, one finds 188,000 fresh water lakes there, the largest forest of Europe and of course Père Noel! It will present natural products and authentic with more than 15 producers coming from all the areas.
On its side, Indonesia is the country partner of the Village; with its 18,307 islands, 750 languages, 500 ethnos groups, it gathers 260 million inhabitants and multitudes of treasures.