The Second Saint Petersburg Restaurant Festival-2017

09 March 2017

This spring Saint Petersburg Committee on Tourism Development will host the second restaurant festival. The event, organized by Saint Petersburg Committee on Tourism Development, will be held in “the Northern Capital of Russia” from 1 to 30 April. The first Restaurant Festival last year was successful, and then more than 60 city restaurants took part in it.

This time it is expected that one hundred best restaurants of Saint Petersburg. They were selected by the expert council, which includes more than 50 restaurateurs and journalists.

The main purpose of the coming spring festival is to give the Petersburgers and guests of the city an opportunity to visit the most interesting restaurants in the city, spending fixed amount for the gastronomic set — 990 or 1990 roubles. Besides, this year for the first time will be presented special offers on breakfasts: 290 roubles.

On the other hand, the task of the Committee and expert council is to show Saint-Petersburg –The Multifaceted City. The main difference of the spring Festival will become the fact that all the sets will be splitted into several themes: fasting menu, Easter menu, Saint Petersburg cuisine, National cuisine, Author's cuisine. Each theme depends on the choice of a restaurant.

The restaurant festival that which was held in November has shown a genuine interest of gastronomic establishments of the Northern Capital –all the meals for complex offers had been carefully elaborated by the chefs. Moreover, the "tasty" month was supported by restaurants of different formats, which surprised many tourists by traditional Russian dishes, as well as by cuisine of different countries. At the same time, participants of the festival tried to promote the brand "Saint Petersburg cuisine". However, they honestly confessed: thanks to the great culinary history of the city, Saint Petersburg cuisine absorbed the elements of Russian, Finnish, German, Dutch, French, Polish and Central Asian.