August 22, 2016

The 15th edition of the International Istambul Gastronomy festival starts in February 2017


International Istanbul Gastronomy festival which is organized by Cooks and Chefs Federation of Turkey is going to start on 2 – 5 Feb 2017 in Tuyap Convention Center which is located in Beylikduzu. Organization is the biggest gastronomy festival and competition in Turkey has been performed for 14 years. Besides, it is going to happen with the collaboration with Worldchefs, is hosting the gastronomy pioneers in our country at the international level.

Intense interest is expected to this festival as much as past years, due to the participation of many important associations and federations around the World. This festival allows taking big steps in the integration of the Turkish cuisine and World cuisine and it is going to introduce the taste of the World to its followers. Following the past successful organizations, Istanbul Gastronomy Festival gets the title “Continental” which is awarded by Worldchefs, allow young chefs of our country to compete at the international level. Master Chefs from around the World, who has the possibility of sightseeing around Istanbul and competes at the same time, is going to be hosted with colorful events. Festival also contributes to our country in terms of tourism, brings new chefs to the culture of Turkish and World gastronomy and it undertakes a bridge role in order to make known of Turkish cuisine around World. We are going to witness the fierce fighting of Turkish and World chefs who is going to compete over 70 categories in order to gain medals. Special trainings given to Turkish chefs, they are going to be a jury member at the international level. In recent years, almost 90 Turkish chefs have qualified to be a jury member. COCFED has a massive contribution to the Turkish gastronomy with this major ongoing festival. COCFED trains intern chefs at World standards with its new schools and certification programs around Turkey.

Istanbul Gastronomy Festival which generates a huge presentation point in terms of national and international gastronomy brands located in Turkey provides an opportunity to brands to introduce their selves and increase their popularity in the festival area. Brands which participated to this festival in recent years, have gained acceleration at their presentation point. This year, organization will be happening on a larger and wider area compared to last year and it brings the opportunity of a better presentation for brands.

For more information, please contact with COOKS AND CHEFS FEDERATÄ°ON OF TURKEY by mail or visit the official website for the admission requirements and online applications.


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