Gr-It CUIZINE / Cultural Gastronomic Particularities: Creation of an Identity of the Local Gastronomic Heritage in the Region Greece -Italy

Acronym: Gr-It CUIZINE
Title: Cultural Gastronomic Particularities: Creation of an Identity of the Local Gastronomic Heritage in the Region Greece -Italy
Priority axis: 3 Improving the quality of life, protection of the environment and enhancement of social and cultural cohesion
Specific Objective: 3.1 Promotion of cultural and natural heritage
Lead Partner: Region of Western Greece
Partner 2: Region of Ionian Islands / Regional Unit of Corfu
Partner 3: Region of Epirus/ Regional Unit of Arta
Partner 4: Prefecture of Ilia
Partner 5: Achaia S.A-Developing Company of Local Authorities
Partner 6: Province of Brindisi
Partner 7: National Confederation of Crafts and Small and Medium Enterprises
Budget: 1.132.450,00 €
Description: The project aims at highlighting the area’s identity emphasizing the cultural and local products, promoting the traditional Mediterranean Gastronomy as a tourist and cultural element in an effort to strengthen local economies, through the following actions: • Recording of common and different gastronomic habits of regions focused on fish and common traditional products; • Documenting the history in terms of nutritional choices throughout the times and highlighting the particular natural and cultural aspects of the regions; • A common gastronomic dictionary, including certain traditional ways of production as well as basic products (utensils, watermills) • An informative video containing cross-border gastronomic particularities (territorial gastronomic path) • Awareness actions (informative materials, spots, campaigns in schools, a gastronomic travelogue in video form, etc.) • Establishing a common quality label for gastronomy to ensure supply of quality service levels within nutrition and dining • Arranging an international food tasting forum in Patras
Project details:
Call No: 1st
Protocol No: 8058/2-11-12
Signature date of the Contract: 15/03/2012
Subsidy Code: I1.31.16