Last week I had the opportunity to attend HO.RE.CA. HORECA is the acronym for Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes. It is basically an exhibition with everything for people in the hotel, restaurant and café business.
I was lucky enough to meet up with some legendary Greek chefs. A common point in our discussions was the fact that Greek food needs to be a larger part of the hotel industry and to move away from the generic continental cuisine and that there was a need not only to promote Greek food but also local Greek food products.
Promotion of local food products is one of goals of the initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels known as the Greek Breakfast, which was presented at the exhibition. The philosophy is that hotels around Greece can build their own traditional Greek breakfasts based on food products produced in the area. They believe that breakfast is the ideal way to introduce visitors to local Greek food and products. Read more »