Skilled local food producers will exhibit their local specialties, both products from agriculture and the sea. You have the chance to meet the producers, learn about the food and how it is produced. The products are high in quality, and there will be a large variety of products to choose from. Cheeses, honey, meat, seafood, fruit, vegetables and pastries and much more.
Culinary restaurant area
Some of the region’s best restaurants will offer a wide variety of dishes, made with local ingredients. You can buy the tasteful smaller dishes along with a glass of wine in the restaurant tent. Bergen has the status as a Unesco city of gastronomy.
Unesco cities of gastronomy
The Unesco cities of Gastronomy will present their food culture and culinary products. In 2017 we were very pleased to welcome the following Unesco Gastronomy cities:
Chengdu (China), Parma (Italy), Dénia (Spain), Gaziantep (Turkey), Rascht (Iran) and Østersund (Sweden).
The children´s food festival
The children´s food festival is an area where children can experience and participate in several exciting food related activities. “The treasure chest of the sea” is an activity where children can make their own seafood dish a long with professional chefs. They can meet farmers and farm animals, watch sheep getting a haircut, watch a sheepdog work, make healthy and tasty soups, watch the popular entertainers “Goggen and Grynet” and much more.
Get more info under www.matfest.no