A taste of RussiaFrom Kalavay to Kulich, whatever your tastebud demands, Chefs Zanin and Maksim are here to give you a taste of Russia like never before.
In the ambient space of The Fun Cafe, Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Nepal and Embassy of Russian Federation in Nepal in collaboration with Hotel Radisson Kathmandu currently hosting a gastronomic event for all.
To treat you to delicious Russian dishes, Celebrity Chef Andrei Zanin and his assistant Maksim Vovna are in Nepal for the second Russian Food Festival, also known as the Russian Kitchen Days . Chef Andrei’s royal dishes are the ones prepared using fish, meat and seafood. Whereas Maksim is more of a salad and appetiser expert. The inauguration ceremony was hosted in Nepa Dhuku Hall and Waterfall Garden on March 3. The nine-day event will be held from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm everyday till March 12.
Sloganed “A celebration of Russian Cuisine”, the food festival has advanced further to not only serving the visitors with the best Russian food but also showcasing its rich varied culture. Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai opened Russian Kitchen Days 2020 amid a function at Radisson Hotel Kathmandu. Along with Bhattarai, Director of Russian Center of Science and Culture Iuliia Androsova and General Manager of Radisson Hotel Kathmandu, Subrata Banerjee, also joined the inauguration. An the inaguration ceremony, Androsova said this programme aims to bring Russian food and culture to Nepal. One of the highlights of the ceremony was a Russian traditional folk dance performance by 20 professional Russian Dancers known as the Yunost dance troupe.
The initiative promises to cater to the visitors with “great music, delicious food and beautiful art that will allow everyone to soak in our rich history”.
This event offers the perfect opportunity for everyone to experience the very best of Russia’s unique culture, therefore, anyone eager to learn about Russia through their food should not miss it.
The event also adds to its variation two Master Classes, one for chefs from Nepal and the other for any individual willing to learn about Russian Traditional Dishes by chef Zanin on March 6, offering only limited seats. This event is organised in a way that fosters and promotes tourism in Nepal, exchanging and giving exposure to both cultures as the event hopes to increase the flow of Russian tourists to Nepal in future.
The ticket for the event is priced at Rs 1,999 plus taxes per person while providing tickets for Rs 1,799 plus taxes for Privilege Club members. Hotel Radisson invites one and all to “Come and Experience the taste of Russia!”