Iranian food culture presented to world food industry, publishers

The big event attended by the giants of food industry and publication was held on March 20-22 at United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters in Paris, with Iranian cuisine being introduced to the world through cookbooks of the female chef Samira Janatdoust.

Janatdoust, the author of several top ranking cookbooks at the global Gourmand Awards, was invited to the international event, cohosted by UNESCO and Gourmand International, to present Iranian cuisine and food culture.

Iran’s representative was invited to the event as a special guest for her books that had been awarded as the best works on food and pastries in the world.

At the event, representatives of 15 countries that were winners of the past three years were given exclusive stands to present their books to the publishing giants and renowned figures from across the world.

Iran with Janatdoust’s books, known as Paniz cookbooks, was among the 15 countries.

During the event, also, negotiations with parties from more than 50 countries, including the US, Russia, Italy, Germany, and Austria, were held.

The gathering was aimed at introducing the best cookbooks as well as food culture of nations to the top chefs and publishers of the world.

Samira Janatdoust has written seven books on foods, pastries, desserts, and drinks, five of which were designated as the best in the world.

Gourmand International, the organizer of Gourmand Awards, which is the biggest and the most prestigious cookbooks contest in the world, also known as the Oscar of cooking, was founded by the French Edouard Cointreau in 1995. The contest is free with no limitation for prospective participants.

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