A non-profitable and governmental association that is geared towards promoting the culinary chef profession;
Chefs’ Association of Ghana (CAG) has formally outdoor-ed the second (2nd) edition of the largest food festival on the West African region dubbed,
“West African Food Festival”
The week long festival celebration is slated for Wednesday, October 3rd, through to Sunday, October 6th, 2022 at the Alisa hotel The 2nd edition of the food festival is themed “Celebrating African Heritage Through Cuisine”.
According to Chef Isaac Sackey, president of chef association of ghana, said the West African Street Food Festival is a large, family-friendly
featuring independent vendors selling food, merchandise, art, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of west African food.
He Said, dishes from 16 West African countries will be featured for foodies to indulge in. A bar will be stocked well, where drinks can be paired perfectly with selected dishes (or simply knock back a few signature cocktails). Since its inception, the festival has been proudly supported by Maggi
This year’s edition of the event will witness a host of activities to make it a remarkable version.
President of chef association of ghana, Chef Isaac Sackey said, On day 1, there would be a master class organized by Top Class Chef, city & factory tour on the second day, on day 3, Chefs will move to the classroom(universities), and the festival itself will have a grand opening ceremony on the 4th day.
He also added that, there would be a culinary/pastry competition on the 5th day with competing countries, including Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Benin, Togo, Gambia, and Cameroon. And the closing ceremony will be on the 6th day.
There would be various exhibitions from food to fashion and a master class to be organized by Top Class Chef.
Guest countries gracing this memorable event, includes South Africa, Lesotho, Turkey, United Emirates, Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey.
Attendees are invited to sample a variety of tasty treats from a menu designed to offer something for everyone.
Whether you’re hungry for something grilled, steamed, smoked, baked, fried, fruity, or frozen, their fabulous food vendors will have it.
Never have attendees gotten the chance to have a taste of so many West African flavors in a single day.
Story by Fada Amakye from Daily Sun and Otec fm.