World Spice Food Festival
World Spice Festival is an annual event publicizing internationally our reputation of being a country blessed abundantly with spices having historical links with countries of far East and Asia. This culinary event isheld with the participation of local and foreign signature chefs in Colombo five star Hotels & designated Restaurants. Culinary tourism now surfaces prominently with the travelers exploring food habits of the destination they visit, hence the World Spice Food Festival has become more important than ever before.
The public event called “Hawkers’ street food promotion” is scheduled to take place at ‘Board Walk’ of Waters Edge, in October
In 2005 Sri Lanka Tourism initiated this event in order to popularize spiced cuisine among foreign visitors and to offer more dining options for both local and foreign visitors. It Further t is also expected to have Sri Lankan counterparts given cross exposures in international spiced cuisine.
It has been held annually since 2005 with the participation of foreign signature chefs side by side with their Sri Lankan counterparts. 15 signature chefs from different countries such as India, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan, Latin American, China, Middle East, Mongolia and Mexica etc., are expected to take part this year