The 2017 eat! Brussels, drink! BORDEAUX festival ends this evening with positive results. Starting on Thursday lunchtime, over 25 000 dishes and 90 000 tastings of Bordeaux wine have been served at Brussels Park Established in 2012, the culinary year in Brussels, the eat! BRUSSELS festival has become the unmissable gourmet event of the early autumn and the symbol of the culinary diversity of the European capital. For the fourth year running, the festival has consolidated its privileged partnership with Bordeaux Wines. The 6th festival invited fifteen iconic chefs from Brussels who took turns in showcasing their signature dish to the visitors. They have been joined by 5 pastry chefs for the first time this year. From Thursday lunchtime to Sunday evening, over 25 000 dishes will have been sampled. The 50 Bordeaux winemakers and wine merchants have served nearly 90 000 tastings of Bordeaux wine, including sparkling, red, rosés and white wines. The Bordeaux Wine School has trained 1650 people over the 4 days. And an international village has showcased 9 regions, provinces and towns, all of which are partners of the Brussels Capital Region.
Brussels: The 2017 eat!
AUTHORDr. Elinor Garely
Dr. Elinor Garely. Editor-in-Chief, Wines.Travel and TourismExecutives.com; Reporter, eturbonews.com and etn.travel •Expert Witness: Hospitality, Travel /Tourism industry with TASA Technical Advisory Services for Attorneys •Award winning international journalist/consultant Former Professor of Management/Marketing; Coordinator - Hotel, Travel /Tourism program - CUNY, BMCC •Former Professor - Business Management /Marketing faculty - Long Island University, NYU Stern School of Business, University of Shanghai, PRC •International marketing and management executive with Playboy Clubs and Hotels, the Copacabana and related restaurants/ clubs; Helmsley Spear (Hospitality Consultant Division), Babcock and Wilcox •Developed/implemented first hotel joint venture in Russia; first hotel/restaurant management program at University of Shanghai, PRC; designed/ implemented hotel management training programs for hotels in the United States, China (PRC), Malaysia and Caribbean •Received Ford Foundation grant to study role of Community Colleges in PRC; consultant to the government of Kenya to explore new economic development opportunities in the USA •Research includes an analysis of Guest Safety/Security at 5-Star/Luxury Hotels in Bangkok, Thailand, Cape Town, South Africa and Miami, Florida (Dissertation); Child Trafficking; eMarketing and We Know What Women Want in Hotels •Former Real Estate Sales/Broker: Hotel Industry •Doctorate in International Business from the University of Sarasota (Florida): focus on hotel, travel and tourism and guest safety/security •MBA in International Marketing and Business Management from New York University, Stern School of Business with Honors from the American Marketing Association; Former Member of BGS Honor Society • BS Degree, Lesley College, Art / Education •Former Member - BOD, Sutton Area Community organization, International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association and HSMAI. Current Member - NY Travel Writers Association, Princeton Club of New York