Italian food store Eataly is set to open its doors in the Russia's capital city, Moscow on 25 May 2017. Located on the fourth floor of the Kievsky Shopping Center, just three metro stops from Red Square, it marks the first entry of the Iconic Italian food company onto the Russian market. Encompassing a huge 7,000 square feet and over 900 covers, Eataly Moscow also takes the impressive title of the second largest Eataly in the world.
"We finally arrived in Moscow, one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in the world ... Eataly Moscow is on a grand scale and will leave visitors in awe, just like the city itself. Eataly Moscow will not only astonish the Muscovites but also tourists as it represents the true essence of Italy, that of the extraordinary gastronomic excellence realized in respect for the traditions and history of our country. enthused Oscar Farinetti, Eataly's founder about the opening.
Promoting a complete Italian experience, the huge premises will offer dozens of instore eating and drinking opportunities, from cafes to a gourmet restaurant, as well as an Italian Excellence Market stocked with thousands of Italian products.
Education and promotion of the culture of good food remains at the heart of Eataly's philosophy, where visitors will be able to experience Italian food first hand in classroom workshops, tastings as well as taking part in guided tours and watching the in store production of mozzarella, cheese, beer, ice cream, bread and pastry.
S.Pellegrino will partner several initiatives within the new space - Including wine and water classes, chef's dinners, special cooking classes and many other events scheduled throughout the year.