Kolkata restaurants say bon appétit to new consul general of France – .

Kolkata restaurants say bon appétit to new consul general of France – .

Nine luxury hotels and restaurants in the city showcased cuisine representative of France as the City of Joy joined in the Gout de / Good France 2021 celebrations at the French Consulate in Calcutta.

Celebrations taking place around the world began on October 21. Expressing his joy to host the sixth edition of the unique event, the new Consul General of France in Calcutta Didier Talpain said Thursday evening, due to the unprecedented situation of Covid-19. in 2020, the event could not take place last year.

“The 6th edition of Gout de / Good France, an international initiative, is back with the aim of supporting the profession in its sustainable transition and supporting chefs in their new role of ambassadors of a more eco-responsible gastronomy . The event will be held here until October 24.

He said the culinary heritage, having a distinctive local identity, will help create a link between the two remote regions, both vibrant with passion.

The seasoned diplomat told PTI on the sidelines: “After coming to Calcutta about a week ago, I discovered how food is important to the people of two regions. I was struck by the bright colors. “

“I look forward to a great association after this event,” he added.

The Oberoi Grand, The Hyatt Regency, The Taj Bengal, Novotel Hotel & Residences, The Westin, JW Marriott, The Park, ITC Sonar and To Die For (Restaurant) – rolled out their specials, signature French items, for the evening .

The cuisine included Rillettes de turns traversed pork soufflé, Potato Pate with salad of arugula leaves and grilled mushrooms, Paris Breast, Mushroom and cheese quiche, Pulled pork crostini.

Typical desserts included Nougat of candied fruit turns, macronade tart.

According to a press release from the consulate, as the Garden of France, the Center-Val de Loire Region has been shaping an exceptional art of living for centuries, opening a window on French excellence which is still the pride and joy today. of its tourism industry.

Regional gastronomy is inseparable from local cultural life, and Center-Val de Loire “is today at the heart of the new and flourishing event season of the Festival Nouvelles Renaissances 2021, which celebrates the region’s historic reputation for creativity. and daring to innovate with everyone. Arts. “


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