Among other things, visitors to Expo 2020 can anticipate, a remarkable culinary experience as fresh produce grown at the world’s largest vertical farm in Dubai would be served to millions at the site.
Part of the partnership with Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) to offer varied culinary choices while displaying the future of sustainable gastronomy, the Expo Culinary Experience restaurants would adopt authentic recipes from participating nations – allowing diners to taste global flavors, ingredients and foodstuffs.
There would be options to enhance every palate, with 50-plus cuisines to try out across an area equal in size to seven football pitches and almost 300,000 meals would be served every day throughout the six-month celebration that kicks-off on 20th October, 2020.
Gillian Hamburger, Senior Vice President of Programming at Expo 2020 Dubai, stated that with 50 million meals presumed to be served during Expo 2020, both quality and sustainability are integral to their goal of creating an extraordinary and delicious – World Expo, while also devoting to a more sustainable future for everyone. Expo 2020 and Emirates Flight Catering share this strong dedication and they look forward to sharing knowledge and ideas.
Siding with the United Nations’ Sustainable Gastronomy Day on 18th June, Expo 2020 and EKFC have endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a shared vision for the biggest event ever presented in the Arab world. This forms part of an extensive collaboration that puts the planet first – with Expo 2020 and EKFC introducing together to promote Expo 2020’s Sustainability subtheme and develop lasting positive environmental impacts.
Saeed Mohammad, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Flight Catering, stated that at Emirates Flight Catering they are constantly looking at innovation and ways to improve their productivity, product and service quality.