Street food festival «Gastronomic map of Russia» (WELCOME FOODBALL CUP) opened in the Olympic Park
The team of the WELCOME FOODBALL CUP mobile festival of cuisine of the regions of Russia will introduce the guests of the World Cup - fans, tourists and residents of Sochi with regional dishes «football menu» from the best chefs of Russia until 21 o'clock. The city of Sochi became the first among the hosts of the mobile festival.
«11 food trucks of regional cuisine, street food projects from the regions of Russia, a shop of gastronomic souvenirs, street football, picnics and 11 cauldrons of the first dishes of Russian cuisine - all this was prepared by our team for the guests of the festival. Sochi became the first city where it will be held. And then we are waiting for 10 thousand kilometers of travel through the regions of Russia, where the mobile festivals «Gastronomic map of Russia» will be organized. For us, the festival is not just a show or a desire to please fans and residents of different regions of our vast country, which is undoubtedly important. For us, this is another chance to tell about Russia, its unique cuisine, culture and hospitality,» commented the coordinator of the federal project «Gastronomic map of Russia» Ekaterina Shapovalova.
WELCOME FOODBALL CUP is a travel festival under the federal brand «Gastronomic map of Russia». From June 14 to July 15, a caravan of 11 Gazelle NEXT food trucks from the Russian manufacturer GAZ Automobile Plant with the names of the football capitals «Moscow», «St. Petersburg», «Saransk», «Samara», «Nizhny Novgorod», «Yekaterinburg», «Kaliningrad», «Kazan», «Volgograd», «Sochi», «Rostov-on-Don», will travel through the regions of the country from Moscow to the westernmost point of Russia - Kaliningrad.
The format of mobile festivals will allow every fan, including foreign fans, to take with them a complete impression of the regional multinational cuisine of the regions of modern Russia.
The organizers of the street food festivals of Rostourism «Gastronomic map of Russia» (WELCOME FOODBALL CUP) in the host cities of the 2018 World Cup were the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation, the Administration of the regions of the 2018 World Cup, the Administration of the host cities of the 2018 World Cup. The festivals are held with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, as well as with the expert support of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of the Russian Federation and the National Culinary Association of Russia.