World Chefs Association Recognizes Merits of Cuban Cuisine

Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs) has declared the island”s cuisine a World Intangible Heritage, spokesmen of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (FACRC) reported today.

The recognition was due to the work to safeguard the identity and continuity of a gastronomy with deep Cuban origins, in addition to contributing to promote respect for cultural diversity and human creativity, the sources stated.

The decree was announced this weekend by the Continental Director of the Americas and Caribbean Islands of that organization, chef Claudio Ferrer, who highlighted during an event at Artechef Restaurant in Havana that this cooking technique is identified by the form, knowledge, flavor and many other techniques.

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