the City of Gastronomy opens its doors

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Dijon: the City of Gastronomy opens its doors
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G. Desmalles, R. Augier, Ph.D. Sabatier

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Dijon, in Côte-d’Or, is the capital of gastronomy. The city of a hundred steeples has just opened an exceptional place, which will inevitably delight all gourmets.

On the forecourt of the City of Gastronomy, guests are invited to put on the toque, to immortalize this historic moment. The City of Gastronomy officially opens its doors to the public with a fanfare entrance. Saturday 7 May in the evening, in a huge brand new space, the first visitors will discover the place through a gastronomic wandering.

At the various tasting points, ten top chefs from the region offer an insight into their cuisine to the public. A visitor appreciates “this little octopus, with this touch of originality, of spices”, et “an exceptional wine cellar”. Too bad if the tables are full, this moment can also be savored outdoors, standing up, in a privileged setting. An inauguration evening in accordance with the concept of this huge project, focused on the general public and events. The temple of good food plans to attract one million visitors a year.