Chefs Association Of Nepal signs MoU with Turkish Gastronomy Tourism Association

29th Apr, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Apr 29: The Chefs Association Of Nepal and Turkish Gastronomy Tourism Association (GTD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of exchanging food culture between Nepal and Turkey.

The two culinary organizations will be working to bring local to global, and global to local collaboration in the field of Culinary Tourism. Both parties will do activities for empowering and increasing the recognition of their cultural heritage and modern kitchen culture of both the countries. 

 Mr. Abdullah Tuncer Kececi, Country Manager of Turkish Airlines Mr. Abdullah said that the core aim of the collaboration was to share the food culture between two countries and Turkish Airlines will be supporting both the parties for further approaches. “We already have some Indian restaurants in Turkey so, why not we promote the food culture of Nepal in Turkey?”.

Chefs Association of Nepal is the umbrella organization of Nepalese culinary professionals and serves as a platform of developing the knowledge and skills of these professionals for the overall growth, diversification and sustainability of the industry. 

The Turkish Gastronomy Tourism Association (GTD) was established 2 years ago for the pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences. The association currently has members that include travel agencies specialized in Culinary Tourism, Restaurants,Tour Operators, Social Media influencers and Bloggers on Food Tourism,Magazines and Digital media on Gastronomy, Organic Food Producers etc.