Tastes of Adana Festival

Mediterranean Feast! Cak, will introduce Adana's“ most ”local and“ most ”traditional cuisine to the world. The festival, which will be hosted by the Governorship of Adana, is preparing to offer a gastronomy festival in Adana for three days with the participation of international stars.

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Event Calendar

The Festival Committee reserves the right to change the festival schedule. The event calendar will be shared in the following days.

4 October, Friday

15:30 - 16:00
OPENING CORTEGE

Festival Area

11:00 - 17:00
From Painting to Plate: The Three Senses
Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department Associate Prof. Dr. Dilistan Shipman and her students

Exhibition Tent

16:00 - 16:30
OPENING CEREMONY
Making Festival Barbecue

Gastronomy Stage

16:30 - 17:00
OPENING SPEECHES

Gastronomy Stage

17:00 - 18:00
OPENING SHOW
Cüneyt Asan & Dario Cecchini

Gastronomy Stage

19:30 - 21:00
GENCER SAVAŞ BAND

Gastronomy Stage

5 October, Saturday

11:00 - 11:50
Lady Chefs Of Adana On TheE Stage
Nur Aktı - Pınar Gönen - Gugi Gücüm

Gastronomy Stage

11:00 - 17:00
From Painting to Plate: The Three Senses
Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department Associate Prof. Dr. Dilistan Shipman and her students

Exhibition Tent

11:50 - 12:20
Traditional Dance Performance Of Indonesia
Show

Gastronomy Stage

12:00 - 19:00
Kids Activities

Kids Event Ground

12:00 - 19:00
Local Performances

Yerel Etkinlik Sahnesi

12:30 - 12:50
3 Senses In Gastronomy: From Painting To Plate
Associate Prof. Dr. Dilistan Shipman, Bilgi University Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department

Conversation Tent

12:30 - 13:20
Traditional Adana Dishes
Hilal Öz

Workshop Tent

12:20 - 13:10
Indonesia
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

13:00 - 13:30
Around The Sea
Anissa Helou, Chef-Author (Lebanon) Filiz Hösükoğlu, Former UNDP Project Coordinator - Project Consultant

Conversation Tent

13:10 - 14:00
Sahrap Soysal
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

13:30 - 14:20
Lebanon Cuisine

Workshop Tent

13:40 - 14:00
Global Positioning Of Turkish Cuisine
Vedat Başaran , Chef

Conversation Tent

14:00 -
The Longest Meat On Skewers Of The World - Guinness Record Attempt
Ciğerci Ulaş - 222 Meters Of Meat On Skewers

Festival Area

14:00 - 14:50
Malta - Edwin Fenech & Guido Debono
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

14:10 - 15:00
Gastronomy Tourism, Future And Investment Of Turkey And Adana
Moderator: Osman Serim, MDD Vice Chairman,TKKAD Vice Chairman Speakers: Onur Gözet, R.o.T Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Promotion, Deputy of Vice General Manager Kaya Demirer, TÜRYİD President

Conversation Tent

15:00 - 15:40
Cheese Tasting
Neşe Aksoy Biber and Berrin Bal Onur

Workshop Tent

14:50 - 15:40
Eyüp Kemal Sevinç
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

15:10 - 16:10
BEING A UNESCO GASTRONOMY CITY
Moderator: Ahmet Örs, Journalits - Member of MDD Advisory Committee Speakers: Fatma Şahin, Gaziantep Metropolitan Mayor Lütfü Savaş, Hatay Metropolitan Mayor Zeydan Karalar, Adana Metropolitan Mayor Kaya Demirer, TURYİD President

Conversation Tent

15:50 - 16:10
Traditional Adana Dishes With Cooks Of Adana

Workshop Tent

15:40 - 16:30
Yunus Emre Akkor & Nurşen Aksoy
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

16:20 - 16:50
Gastronomy Talk With Arda Türkmen
Moderator: Vedat Başaran

Conversation Tent

16:30 - 17:20
TRNC - Ali Özçil & Münür Taçoy
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

17:00 - 17:30
Branding In Tourism, Being A Brand City
Cem Kınay, Futurist Tourism Professional Elif Dağdeviren, Film Producer

Conversation Tent

17:20 - 18:10
South Korea - Yunhee Kim & Chiyon Deborah Kim
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

17:40 - 18:00
Hidden Cuisine Treasures Of Adana
Nilhan Aras, Cuisine Researcher

Conversation Tent

18:10 - 19:00
Uğur Volkan Uysal
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

19:00 -
Flyboard-Water-Laser Light-Fireworks Show On Seyhan River

Festival Area

21:00 -
Ece Seçkin

Concert Stage

6 October, Sunday

11:00 - 11:50
Gastronomy Students Are Competing Innovative Adana Street Tastes
Competition

Gastronomy Stage

11:00 - 17:00
From Painting to Plate: The Three Senses
Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department Associate Prof. Dr. Dilistan Shipman and her students

Exhibition Tent

11:50 - 12:40
Danilo Zanna
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

12:00 - 19:00
Kids Activities

Kids Event Ground

12:00 - 19:00
Local Performances

Local Event Stage

12:30 - 12:50
Importance Of Local Restaurants In Mediterranen Cuisine
Anissa Helou, Chef - Author (Lebanon)IMPORTANCE OF LOCAL

Conversation Tent

12:30 - 13:20
Fruit Decorating
Haşim Demirtaş

Workshop Tent

12:40 - 13:30
Lebanon - Ali Noaman Traboulsı & Georges Dagher
Gastroshow

Gastronomy Stage

13:00 - 13:30
Are Delicious And Healthy Tables Possible ?
M. D. Ender Saraç

Conversation Tent

13:30 - 14:20
Honey Tasting
Ekrem İnal & Can Sezen - Together with Bloggers

Workshop Tent

13:30 - 14:20
Chefs Of Adana Are Competing Modern Presentations In Traditional Adana Cuisine
Competition

Gastronomy Stage

13:40 - 14:30
Gastronomy Festivals: Quality Or Quantity?
Moderator: Zeynep Kakınç, Chairman of MDD (Mutfak Dostları Derneği) Speakers: Ebru Koralı, TURYİD Member of Board of Directors Adnan Şahin, Chairman of Anatolian Folk Cuisine Association Adnan Şahin iptal, çıkacak Ebru Baybara Demir, Chef-Social

Conversation Tent

14:20 - 15:10
Traditioanl Dishes Of Adana From Local Chefs
Nesrin Aslan - Fikret Avşar - Adem Çatan

Gastronomy Stage

14:30 - 15:20
Malta Cuisine

Workshop Tent

14:40 - 15:30
Regional Marketing In Gastronomy Tourism: 3A Sample
M Moderator: Dr. Lütfi Altınsu, Çukurova Development Agency Secretary-General Speakers: Tayyar Zaimoğlu, ÇUKTOB President, TURYİD and TÜROFED Member of Board of Directors Ünal Kahraman, Chairman of Antakya Gastronomy Tourism Association Oya Alpay, Head of Culture Office, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality

Conversation Tent

15:10 - 16:00
Lady Chefs Of Adana
Nurşen Aksoy - Efsun Gürani - Filiz İlhan

Gastronomy Stage

15:00 - 15:15
Flyboard Show

Festival Area

15:40 - 16:00
Remainings Of Ottoman Empire: How did the food culture change and develop among Salonica, Istanbul, Gaziantep, Halep,Jerusalem and Tunisia?
Rafram Haddad - Chef and Food Culture Author (Tunisia)

Conversation Tent

16:00 - 16:20
South Korea - Music And Hand-Fan Dance
Show

Gastronomy Stage

16:00 - 16:50
TRNC Cuisine

Workshop Tent

16:40 - 17:00
Natural & Organic Difference
Prof. Dr. Sertaç Özer

Conversation Tent

16:30 - 17:20
Adana Style Liver And Salad
Ulaş Kıstak

Gastronomy Stage

17:00 - 17:50
Fatma Çıkla
Traditional Adana Dishes

Workshop Tent

17:10 - 17:30
Past, Present And Future Of Cukurova Agriculture
Mutlu Doğru, Chairman of Adana Farmers' Union

Conversation Tent

Basın Odası

Early Bird

$49/1 Person

  • 1 Conference day
  • 1 Workshop Day
  • Free Cofee/Lunch
  • Custom Badge

Last Chance

$179/1 person

  • 2 Conference day
  • 2 Workshop Day
  • Free Cofee/Lunch
  • Premium Badge

Curiosities

Where are we?

We are in Central Park, which is the largest park of Adana and also has plenty of green area on the banks of Seyhan River.

How can I go ?

You can walk to the center of Adana by bus or taxi from the bus station and airport.

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Where can I stay?

There are plenty of star hotels close to the festival area. Don't forget to book your place. Click for hotels