The First International Gastronomy Festival in Gaziantep
From 20 to 22 September 2018, the Turkish Creative City of Gastronomy held a first edition of Gastroantep, the very first International Gastronomy Festival in Gaziantep.
The festival was organized as part of Gaziantep’s action plan towards implementing the UNESCO Creative Cities Network mission. It brought together stakeholders of the gastronomy field, and of the cultural and creative sector at large.
Among the participants, national and international chefs – including Michelin-starred – foodies and food writers, as well as the delegations of 16 Creative Cities from Bélem, Chengdu, Dénia, Ensenada, Florianopolis, Hatay, Jeonju, Kütahya, Macao, Panama City, Paraty, Popayan, Sheki, Shunde, Tucson and Zahlé. Gastroantep gathered an audience of no less than 250,000 people for its first edition.