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St.Petersburg Gourmet Days, in partnership with Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino, is back for a second year with an illustrious line-up of world class chefs and dinners from 5 to 9 June. Tickets are now available on the website.
The international gastronomic extravaganza will light up the city for three days as chefs from Asia, Europe, and America join forces in exploration of the contemporary dining scene in St. Petersburg, as well as sharing their countries flavors with guests at city's finest restaurants.
This year's festival ambassador, Chef Dmitriy Blinov of Tartarbar and Duo Gastrobar commented: “I’m very excited to welcome chefs of such a high caliber to my city from all across the world. There is a huge amount we can learn from each other and I think the festival will catapult chefs out of their comfort zone and encourage them to embrace their new surroundings and some products they may never have seen before.” Alongside him will be other homegrown talent showcasing Russia's local produce including chefs Ilya Burnasov (Atelier Tapas&Bar), Dmitriy Bogachev (Mr. Bo, Mansarda), Evgeniy Vikentev (Hamlet + Jacks), Alexey Kanevskiy (Smoke BBQ), Igor Zorin (The Repa, Terrassa) and Roman Palkin (BeefZavod).
Russia's rising stars will collaborate on nine exclusive dinners with a wealth of global talent. The 2018 line up of international chefs includes:
James Lowe (Lyle’s, London, UK)
Anthony Genovese (Il Pagliaccio, Rome, Italy)
Alejandro Peyrou (Alex Atala’s Açougue Central, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Pablo Salas (Amaranta, Toluca de Lerdo, Mexico)
Ayo Adeyemi (Tippling Club, Singapore)
Garima Arora (Gaa, Bangkok, Thailand)
Maksut Askar (Neolokal, Istanbul, Turkey)
Will Horowitz (Ducks Eatery, New York, USA)
Nino Redruello (Fismuler, Madrid, Spain).
As well as the exclusive dinners taking place during the festival, there will be a series of talks and discussion panels in Swissam business school, and three late night after-parties.
For tickets and information visit en.gourmetdays.ru