Paris, France – From September 7th to September 10th, 2023, the culinary world has converged in Paris for the much-anticipated return of the Village International de la Gastronomie. This gastronomic celebration promises a delightful fusion of flavours, cultures, and experiences for food enthusiasts and cultural explorers alike.
Where food meets culture
Nestled at the base of the iconic Eiffel Tower, the Musée de l’Homme and the International Gastronomy Village are opening their doors to welcome visitors from all over the world. This event serves as a stage where five continents, over 70 countries, and the rich tapestry of French terroirs converge to celebrate, share, and reflect upon the ever-evolving culinary heritage of our world.
A global culinary summit
Five esteemed organisations – the Musée de l’Homme, the Village International de la Gastronomie, La Liste, the Disciples d’Escoffier, and the Tablées Citoyennes – have joined forces to create an unforgettable gastronomic symposium. With 25 illuminating roundtable discussions and 150 captivating speakers in a sprawling 4,800 square metres, this event stands as the pinnacle of global culinary dialogue. Diplomats, industry representatives, artisans, producers, and more will contribute to the vibrant program, which will be accompanied by extensive media coverage to share the richness of the event with a global audience.
A celebration of culinary heritage
The cuisines to be celebrated at the Village are a living testament to centuries of local and family traditions. These kitchens, in perpetual homage across generations, transcend time and borders, weaving bonds among people. With their convivial and festive atmosphere, the Village becomes a rendezvous point where everyone can share their dishes, products, landscapes, and customs.
A star-studded affair featuring Guy Savoy
This year’s festivities are proudly sponsored by the legendary Guy Savoy, a true luminary of French gastronomy. Hailing from Nevers, Guy Savoy’s journey led him to become one of the world’s greatest chefs. He honed his craft with the master chocolatier Louis Marchand and worked alongside the renowned Troigros brothers before making his mark in Paris. In 1973, he opened his iconic restaurant, Guy Savoy, just steps from the Champs-Élysées, etching his name into the history of cuisine.
A feast for the senses
This year’s Village de la Gastronomie promises a feast for the senses with 40 demonstrations, 60 drinks masterclasses, and a vibrant lineup of events and concerts. Representing 54 countries and their diverse cuisines, this event is a cultural exploration of global proportions.
If you’re in Paris this weekend, don’t miss out on this unparalleled culinary experience. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of flavors, traditions, and cultures that make up the world of gastronomy with Village de la Gastronomie.
7th – 10th September
From 10:00am – 10:00pm
Quai Jacques Chirac & Pont d’Iéna, 75007 Paris, France