French Embassy in Kathmandu organized a press conference at the Residence of the French Ambassador to introduce “Goût de France ”.
Goût de France is an international event which was started last year (2015) and is an initiative of world renowned French chef, Mr Alain Ducasse and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development. It unites chefs from all over the world on the same evening (March 21, 2016) with one common objective: celebrate French gastronomy with the local products and talent.
On the occasion, French Ambassador to Nepal Yves Carmona said, “Gastronomy is an important part of France’s heritage and France’s identity and in 2010, UNESCO incorporated the “French gastronomy meal” into the intangible cultural heritage of humanity. It gives me immense pleasure to say that Nepal has talented chefs that are capable of making sophisticated French cuisine at the international level.”
On March 21, 2016, more than 1,500 restaurants worldwide will participate in this event and the French Ambassador in Nepal, H.E. Mr. Yves Carmona, will also host his own Goût de France dinner.
This year, following two restaurants will participate in this event from Nepal: Chimney Fine Dining Restaurant, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Durbar Marg and The Old House Restaurant, Durbar Marg.
Addressing the press meet, General Manager Philip Bele of Hotel Yak and Yeti said that this is a great opportunity for his hotel to offer best French cuisine to the guests.” French Cuisine is not only for eat but it also involve the creation of mind.”
Manager of The Old House Restaurant Suraj Pun said expressed matter of satisfaction to be selected a restaurant to sever French Cuisine.
Chandan Thapa, CHE, general manager of Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management highlights the importance of day in Neapl.