3rd Corfu Food and Wine Festival Programme

3rd Corfu Food and Wine Festival Programme

CORFU. The 3rd Corfu Food and Wine Festival begins on Monday 27 September with producers from all the Ionian Islands taking part for the first time.

24
Σεπτεμβρίου / 2021

Festival Programme

Monday 27 September
Opening Ceremony
People's Garden


18:00

Welcome Address
- Spyros Stefanides, President, Ionian Inspires

Welcome addresses from official guests
- GNTO representative
- Yiannis Chrysoulakis, General Secretary of the Foreign Ministry Greek Diaspora and Public Diplomacy Department
- Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou, Ionian Islands Regional Governor
- Meropi Ydraiou, Central Corfu & Diapontia Islands Mayor
- Babis Voulgaris, Corfu Hoteliers' Association President
- Spyros Voulismas, Chefs Club President

Special Award for Culinary Traveller of the Year
- The Chefs' Club will be presenting the Culinary Traveller of the Year Award to the internationally-renowned chef from Corfu Pericles Koskinas.
- The Agrifood Partnership with the top chefs of the Ionian Islands and Corfu Chefs' Club will present traditional and contemporary dishes based on local Ionian products. Ionian producers display their products to businesses and visitors.
- Music and Literature from local groups showcasing the cultural identity of the Ionian Islands.
- Interviews with local producers.
- Round-table discussion on the utilisation of the diaspora to strengthen the promotion of local gastronomy abroad.
- Round-table discussion on innovation in agricultural production and gastronomy - threats and opportunities.

Tuesday 28 September

Seminar: Local history as an inspiration for the creation of new trends.
People's Garden - 11:00

Welcome addresses from Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou, Ionian Islands Regional Governor and Ionian University Dean Andreas Floros.

- Dr. Agamemnon Tselikas, Supervisor at National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation: Research and utilisation of historical documents for new inspiration.
- Pericles Koskinas, Chef: The value of using local products and the local culinary art history.
- Alexandros Aggelopoulos, Managing Director of Aldemar Resorts Group: His experience from 11 years of Symposio, the international roadshow promoting Greek cuisine abroad.
- Nikolaos Mouzakitis, President of the Ionian Islands Regional Council and Agrifood Partnership: Local Quality Agreement 'Ionian Land'.
- Discussion and consultation with those present.
- Musical event.
- Reception with Ionian wine and amuse bouche with local products, inspired by recipes from 1800.
Philema Restaurant, Brussels (19:00 local time) and a Corfu hotel restaurant (20:00 local time).
- Dinner based on recipes from 1800 - identical menu at participating restaurants.

Wednesday 29 September

20:00

Philema Restaurant, Brussels (19:00 local time) and Oregano Restaurant, Nieuwegein-Utrecht (19:00 local time).
- Dinner based on recipes from 1800 - identical menu at participating restaurants.

Thursday 30 September

Philema Restaurant, Brussels (19:00 local time) and a Corfu hotel restaurant (20:00 local time).
- Dinner based on recipes from 1800 - identical menu at participating restaurants.

Friday 1 October

Philema Restaurant, Brussels (19:00 local time) and Aegina hotel restaurant (20:00 local time).
- Dinner based on recipes from 1800 - identical menu at participating restaurants.

Saturday 2 October

12:00
Capodistrias Orphanage, Aegina
- Ionian Islands contribution to care of the young and education development.

19:00 (local time)
MIT, Massachusetts, USA

- Mens sana in corpore sano - A healthy diet with old, traditional recipes.
In collaboration with MIT Hellenic Students' Society.

19:00 (local time)
Philema Restaurant, Brussels
- Dinner based on recipes from 1800 - identical menu at participating restaurants.

Saturday 30 October

London - 18:00 (local time)

- Welcome Drinks
- Welcome address - presentation of the Festival and menu
- Serving of amuse bouche inspired by recipes from 1800 and Ionian wine.
- Poetry reading - Hugo Foskolas, Lord Byron, Shelly, Andreas Kalvos.
- Recital of Greek and European songs from the 19th century.


All the events will be filmed and broadcast directly online.
Your attendance signifies acceptance of your inclusion in the public broadcast.

All events will adhere to the health protocols in place.

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www.corfufestival.org