Istanbul set to host major gastronomic events
Aylin Öney TanSirha Istanbul, the benchmark event for hospitality and food service professionals, will take place at the Istanbul Congress Center on Nov. 26-28, 2015.
Sirha Istanbul will host several prestigious events including the finals of the Bocuse d’Or-Turkey and Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie-Turkey competitions. The very best chefs of Turkey will compete in front of a live audience to represent Turkey in the European Continental Selections. The visitors to Sirha will also have a chance to attend tastings and visit several exhibitors, including a section dedicated to the “Taste Inventory of Anatolia,” a concept launched with the support of Mutfak Dostları Derneği/Friends of the Kitchen Association and Metro Cash & Carry Turkey, where local original products and their producers from all over Turkey will be presented. There will be visiting chefs to present special Chef’s Table events, such as “The Taste Pairing” by Paul Da Costa-Greaves for Metro Cash & Carry and Le Cordon Bleu chefs’ demonstration about French and Peruvian tastes. Among the other not-to-miss events are the “6th Sense Gastronomy Platform” and several conferences including the “Sirha World Cuisine Summit.” The conference will be in English and Turkish, and simultaneous translation will be provided.
Sirha will also host the Omnivore World Tour. The famous Omnivore Festival will once again make a stopover in Istanbul to feature master classes delivered by reputed international and local chefs. Most events are free to all. Check the program and register on-line at http://sirha-istanbul.com/en/
In parallel there will be two Omnivore Pop-up Dinners to take place at Salt NeoLokal and the party Omnivorious by Badoit at Mamas Shelter. The tickets are almost sold out, check at: http://www.biletix.com/etkinlik/SSER1/ISTANBUL/tr