GOÛT DE/GOOD FRANCE March 21st - 24th [fr]
5 YEARS, 5 CONTINENTS, 5000 CHEFS FOR THE PLANET
Goût de France Good France is back on 21 March 2019 for the world’s biggest event celebrating French gastronomy in over 150 countries!
In 2019, Goût de France Good France has had a makeover: this 5th year of the event will see over 5000 chefs participate across 5 continents over 4 days of events celebrating responsible cooking. This year, the Provence region will be in the spotlight and will be showcased during events in France and around the world.
GOÛT DE/GOOD FRANCE IN SRI LANKA
This year, four restaurants will honor French cuisine in Sri Lanka with distinct concepts.
The Café Français will offer a classic menu of French gastronomy, the Galle Face Hotel, the 1864 Restaurant and Wine Cellar a "5-courses, 5-spices" menu creating a link between France and Sri Lanka, the Kingsbury, The Grill a 5-courses menu accompanied by French wine and finally, the Mövenpick, Vistas Bar, a tasting of wine and cheese.
Discover the menus here:
This 5th year of the event will see over 5000 chefs participate across 5 continents over 4 days of events celebrating responsible cooking.
Goût de/Good France benefits from an international promotional campaign enabling all participating chefs to showcase their cuisine and expertise with the active support of French embassies troughout the world.
The success of each edition is also visible in media coverage (press, TV) and on the social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram with the hashtag #GoodFrance.
GASTRONOMY, AN ELEMENT OF MAJOR ATTRACTIVENESS FOR TOURISM
The world’s leading tourist destination, France aims to welcome 100 million international visitors in 2020 and generate 60 billion euros in tourism revenue. Tourism is indeed a key sector of the French economy, accounting for 7.5% of the gross domestic product and 2 million direct and indirect jobs.
Gastronomy is one of the pillars of tourism in France. With a third of tourists who declare coming to France for its culinary heritage, it actively participates in its international influence. The richness and singularity of our cuisine, the diversity of our terroirs, but also the inscription of the French gastronomy on the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO, are all assets that contribute to maintaining France at the top of the world tourist destinations.
A PLANET-FRIENDLY GOOD FRANCE MENU
Following on from COP21 and the French National Food Conference (Etats Généraux de l’Alimentation), France is at the forefront of global environmental action. The Goût de France Good France key event showcasing France’s gastronomy has taken a greener approach in 2019 aimed at better respecting the planet’s resources.