Tunis/Tunisia — An operational plan to advertise the nationwide culinary heritage and make it one of many precedence aims of the nationwide tourism supply diversification technique has simply been devised by the Tunisian Federation of Vacationer Eating places (FTRT) and the Tunisian Nationwide Tourism Workplace (ONTT).
This plan, really useful throughout a joint working session held final week, stresses the significance of culinary tourism and the necessity to affiliate delicacies and journey so as to uncover Tunisia’s historical past, know-how and tradition.
The plan supplies for the organisation of gastronomic occasions on the fringes of tourism gala’s and exhibitions wherein the ONTT takes half, the sharing with the administration of the names of Tunisian cooks who’re fluent in overseas languages so as to contain them extra within the promotion of their culinary know-how and the organisation of show-cooking occasions within the ONTT’s stands led by Tunisian cooks so as to improve the worth of Tunisian gastronomy.
The plan additional seeks to advertise locations by way of their wine heritage, by way of twinning programmes between Tunisian and overseas areas to advertise native merchandise and Tunisian gastronomy, to carry periodic conferences to organise a large-scale gastronomic occasion and to pick out a vacationer vacation spot as a mannequin venture for the organisation of a serious culinary occasion.
The members of the FTRT current on the assembly with the ONTT thought of that it could be considered for the federation’s participation in worldwide occasions for the promotion of the Tunisian culinary heritage to be focused, with a deal with a sustained presence within the regional gala’s of overseas international locations which have a robust culinary potential.