A Christmas festival of flavors and distinct happenings from 29 November to 1 December in Helexpo Palace next to the mall Avenue.
In April 2013 it appears that turned a new page in delicious landscape of Greece. The Festival "Flavours Festival Greece" organized by the magazine "athinorama" at Technopolis in Gazi , scooped the cream of small producers in Greece and 15,000 smiley Athenians discovered deli goodies-but also a source of optimism, showing that the country There are many healthy creative forces. A delicious new stream was created and was so powerful that it led us to organize a festival even with the same mindset and the appropriate character. And this festival will be full of great Greek flavors, unique tastings and cooking lessons from popular chefs, all with bright festive sign.
In this Christmas festival of flavors, the elite of small producers in the country will meet with the large audience that looks authentic and largely local Greek flavors, synonymous over time with our national identity side by side with contemporary Greek creations . Pastries, cheeses, cold cuts, salted, pasta, olives and olive oil, roe, sauces and dips, mushrooms and vegetables, microbrewery beers, spirits and wines, breads, vinegars and herbs, nuts, coffee, salt, spices and jams, the whole world of pure, genuine flavors from end to end of the territory will unfold in Greek festivals quality small producers organized in Athens. And this organization is beyond the massive standardization skips static snapshot and sloppy and will be once again a large cultural event.
In the festival will host 150 of the most famous names of the rising wave of small Greek producers selected for the quality of their products from the tasting team "athinorama" and www.athinoramaumami.gr, is considered the most experienced and proven in Greece.
The visit to the festival will be an enjoyable and entertaining ride discovery and free tasting of some of the best Greek products and deli, known and unknown (at present) producers that are shaping a new image of original, traditional and innovative Blue-flavors. Their excellent food and drinks will be available for testing , for markets that will adorn our festive tables, and gifts for our friends - after all, except Christmas, the December and January are full of name days.
One of the most striking aspects of the festival are the excellent Parallel Events irritant with rich themes and presenters some of the most popular chefs (Dimitris Chronis Skarmoutsos and heifers Lefteris Lazarou, Hiliadaki Georgianna and Nikos Roussos, Hector Botrini, John Loukakos, Dionysis Alertas, Christopher Peskias Olivier bells, Yiannis Baxevanis, Sotiris Evangelou, Elias Skoulas), authors (Elias Mamalakis, Myrsine Lambrakis, Evita Papacharalambous Effie Gialousi), diners (Constantine Lazarakis, George Lucas, Dimitri Antonopoulos, Thalia Tsichlaki, Argiris Tsakiris, Sotiris Georgiou Maria Katsoulis), bartenders (Chatziantoniou Mars), and the archiartopoios bakery Venetis Aris Giannakopoulos . The full program of events can be found on site www.elladagiortigefseis.gr, where you can make extra and reservations for those interested.
At the heart of the festival, at the restaurant, will set up a unique gastronomic happenings. Five famous and beloved chefs (Lefteris Lazarou, Yannis Loukakos, Hector Botrini, Yiannis Baxevanis, Dimitris Skarmoutsos) flip through old notebooks, remember happy family dinner parties and suggest their personal Christmas dishes. Just next door, the historian "Konstantinidis' will create an entire Pastry with spectacular formation, suggesting traditional specialties and sweet novelties • on site sweet will can accompany with dialectical coffees and teas.
Wine and beer will have a special place in the Festival. Not only with about 30 kiosks manufacturers, but also with the Wine & Beer Bar where you can drink handpicked Greek wines by the glass and some of the best beers produced by Greek microbrewery, eating extremely cold meats and fine cheeses. Very original is the Cocktail Bar, where mixologist company Karoulias Mars Chatziantoniou prepares innovations, creating irritants white and blue cocktails exclusively with Greek wines and spirits.
Another important innovation of the exhibition is that visitors will vote to show the best products that will be presented by the exhibitors, winning great prizes. Also special committee will award Packaging Awards, picking the most outstanding views ... products.
The exhibition "GREECE FOOD FESTIVAL - CHRISTMAS 2013" will be culinary and cultural event of great scope. Encapsulates the joy of celebration, the pleasure of taste, care and love for our loved ones and gives ideas for great gifts. At the same time promotes the idea of "patriotic consumerism", which supports as particularly important in the current context, the critical crossroads of growth, renewal and uplift needed by Greece.