Oct 01, Colombo: 'World Spice Food Festival ', an annual culinary event organized by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority with the participation of local and foreign signature chefs in Colombo five star hotels and designated restaurants will be held in Colombo this week.
The event will be launched with a press briefing on October 04 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel and the main public event to follow from October 05 - 07 at "The Boardwalk" in Battaramulla.
Signature chefs from 15 countries such as India, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan, Latin American, China, Middle East, Mongolia and Mexico etc., are expected to take part in the mega culinary event this year.
The event will showcase some of the unique culinary expertise of participating master chefs side by side with their Sri Lankan counterparts in the reputed hotels and restaurants in Colombo.
Among the hotels and restaurants participating in the event are, Water's Edge, Mount Lavinia Hotel, Galadari Colombo, Taj Samudra, Ramada, Hilton Colombo Residence, Galle Face Hotel, Cinnamon Lakeside, and Cinnamon Grand.
Organizers say the festival will be an ideal opportunity for tourists who are in transit or holidaying in Sri Lanka to enjoy variety of delectable cuisine from Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Pakistan, China, Japan, Singapore, Middle eastern and Latin American not forgetting the Sri Lankan specialties.