ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA (27th September, 2016) – The first Stone Town Food Festival, showcasing the city’s culinary traditions, will be held 13 to 16 October 2016 with hotels and eateries across the city taking part.
Coinciding with World Food Day on 16 October, each hotel and restaurant participating will offer a specially designed menu sold exclusively during the period of the festival and costing 5.000 to 38.000 TSH.
“The organising committee held its first meeting on 6 September to coordinate all aspects of the festival and so far 25 establishments have joined in,” said Katia Wellving, one of the organizer for Stone Town Food Festival.
She added that, “Stone Town’s unique and rich cultural heritage has been recognized by UNESCO and
this is a great opportunity to showcase both that and its rich food traditions.”