19 October 2008

International Culinary Olympics

The 2008 Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA*), or International Culinary Olympics, began today in Erfurt. In addition to national and regional teams, and individual entries, ten countries - Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the US - are sending military teams. Eash of these teams consists of a team captain, four chefs and a p√Ętissier (pastry chef).

Looks like an interesting event to attend (as a spectator, not a competitor!) in 2012....

* The official IKA home page is here, but parts of it are in German.

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