THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL MEZZE FESTIVAL WAS HELD WITH BITTERNESS
The fourth of the International Mezze Festival, which keeps the pulse of the gastronomy world, where many places and chefs known worldwide in the field of gastronomy participate every year, and delicious appetizers are presented, was cancelled after the sad news from Bartın.
Hundreds of gastronomy and taste enthusiasts who would have participated in the event, which was planned to be held in the garden of Antalya Akra Hotel on 15 October, were refunded their tickets.
'Press-only Tasting Meeting' was held...
Distinguished chefs coming from all over Turkey and the world for the 4th International Mezze Festival held in Antalya presented their appetisers prepared for the festival only to the members of the press who came to the city to follow the event within the scope of a 'special tasting meeting' after the sad news from Bartın on the same day. The 4th Mezze Festival, which did not include any events and activities within the programme, ended with the presentation of plaques to the participating restaurants and chefs after the participating restaurants and chefs served their appetisers and a group photo was taken.
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Akra Hotel General Manager Mr. Gökhan Polat stated that they cancelled the event with the sad news from Bartın at a moment when they were looking forward to bringing together those who chase new tastes and those who love gastronomy travels at a huge table with pleasant conversations. Gökhan Polat; "We have decided to cancel our the 4th International Mezze Festival, which we have been meticulously preparing for a long time, after the sad news from Bartın and to refund the tickets of our participants. We limited our event to the venues and chefs from various regions of Turkey and the world to exhibit their preparations and to taste them to the press members, and ended with the presentation of plaques to the venue participants and a group photo."
In addition to Michelin starred chefs Ruben Arnanz, Thanınthorn Chantrawan, the 4th Mezze Festival, which hosts important chefs and restaurants from Turkey's and the world's distinguished destinations. This year; Afitap from Ankara, Akra, 7 Mehmet, TheLifeCo and Parlak from Antalya, Cal Pep from Barcelona, Chim from Thailand, Le Pecheur from Beirut, Bağarası from Bodrum, Yalova Restaurant from Çanakkale, Girida from Fethiye, Hışvahan from Gaziantep, Konak from Hatay, Balıkçı Sebahattin and Feriye from Istanbul, Balmumu from Izmir, Chayote from Kaş and Orloff from Greece participated in the Mezze Festival with their interesting mezes.
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