Turkey, World, Culture

Turkey to host food masters at Gastroway event

Event starting Sunday in Turkey's southeastern cities of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Mardin, Diyarbakir features famous chefs

Ilkay Guder   | 15.06.2019
Turkey to host food masters at Gastroway event

ANKARA 

Starting Sunday Turkey will host a special food and travel event in the country's southeast to promote its cuisine with the participation of world-renowned chefs and gourmets.

The Gastroway event will be held under the auspices of Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry on June 16-22 in the southeastern cities of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Mardin, and Diyarbakir.

Among the chefs who will sample street food and local products at the event are Japanese cuisine grand master Yoshizumi Nagaya, Michelin star-winning chef Andrea Aprea, and Spanish chef Pere Planaguma.

During the program, a team of 21 people, including Michelin star-winning chefs, foreign gourmets, and journalists will visit famed historical sites of the region such as the Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Gaziantep and Gobeklitepe, the world's oldest temple, in Sanliurfa.

* Writing by Faruk Zorlu

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