Khachapuri Festival 2019

A great festival is coming up for gourmands - Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Destination Management Organization invites you to the first Khachapuri Festival. There, you can taste all varieties of Khachapuri from different regions and attend culinary Master-Classes of the famous Chefs! The festival will take place in Rukhi on October 19.

The Khachapuri Festival features: a “lecture” on the history of Khachapuri and brand new information on placing the traditional Georgian dish into the UNESCO’s cultural heritage project; a Khachapuri making contest – winners will be awarded; degustation of Megrelian food including the special 3-meter-long Gebzhalia and 4-meter long barbeque Khachapuri; ethnic and folklore music, kids space; fair of ecologically clean and unique local products – like honey, etc; and last but certainly not the least, a concert of the already well-established Georgian singer Sophie Batilashvili.
The attendance at the event is free!

The Khachapuri / Gastronomy Festival is a one-day festive entertaining event to be held the Saturday of this up-coming weekend, on October 19, 2019, in Rukhi. Organized by Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Destination Management Organization (DMO), with the support of USAID Zrda Activity in Georgia, Georgian National Tourism Administration and Rukhi Trade Center, Gastronomic Association of Georgia and local government, the festival aims to support regional tourism through new product development. Not only does the festival promote the internal part of Georgia’s legendary traditional cuisine, but it also marks new destinations and attractions on the international touristic map. Additionally, it also raises quality standards within the tourism sector.
The Khachapuri / Gastronomy Festival comprises of workshops of nationally acclaimed chefs and local cook masters, providing free masterclasses to the visitors - this should especially be interesting to the local entrepreneurs, guesthouses and café-restaurant managers and cooks.

By Nini Dakhundaridze

16 October 2019 20:55