23 - 25 May 2014, Prague Castle Kofola

About festival

In 2014, the PRAGUE FOOD FESTIVAL will be presenting the TOP Prague restaurants, local culinary stars from the region, and a unique ‘Badoit Fine Dining’ experience.

This three-day celebration of food with a longstanding tradition takes place on 23 - 25 May 2014 in the Royal Gardens of the Prague Castle on the site of the original medieval vineyards. In our 8th year, we continue to offer you excellent dishes from the best local chefs as well as presenting the top restaurants, beverage producers and other delicacies from the area.

 


Our motto this year: "Don’t Eat Dumb, Don’t Drink Dumb, Don’t Even Live Dumb!"

1. A World of Gastronauts, Local Specialties, and Regional Culinary Stars

For the first time, the TOP regional restaurants from the nationwide survey, Maurer’s Grand Restaurant Selection, will be participating at the 2014 Prague Food Festival along with the TOP Prague restaurants.

For example, you can try Šupina from Treboň, the creator of the deliciously unique ‘carp fries’. Also from outside of Prague, there will be Farma Košík (Tuchom) with their famous Romonov organic lamb, or the absolute winner of the 2014 Grand Restaurant, Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile. Some interesting restaurants from Prague will be Kobe with their aged beef, raw food curiosity, Secret of Raw, Yasmin Noodles with a 60-pound swordfish, or the luxurious Buddha-Bar. Not to be missed are culinary favorites from the Zátiší Group, and the highest restaurant in Prague, Aureole.

The complete list:
• AMADE • ANGUSFARM • AUREOLE • BELLEVUE • BUDDHA-BAR • CAFÉ AMANDINE • FARMA KOŠÍK • FRANCOUZSKÁ RESTAURACE ART NOUVEAU • CHATEAU MCELY, PIANO NOBILE • GRAND CRU RESTAURANT ET BAR • CHATEAU ST. HAVEL • JÍTRAVA APARTMÁN-HOTEL • KOBE • LA BOUCHÉE • NAŠE MASO • NH PRAGUE, IL GIARDINO • SAKURA • SECRET OF RAW • ŠUPINA & ŠUPINKA • U EMY DESTINNOVÉ •
U ŠTĚPÁNA • V ZÁTIŠÍ • YASMIN, NOODLES • ZÁMEK LIBLICE • ŽOFÍN GARDEN •


2. Small sampling of what to expect:

Catfish goulash from Svet Lake, Přeštice pork on the grill, La Pissaladiére – a savory French pie, raw vegan sushi with fresh wasabi, whipped lamb paté with rosehip jelly, pork cheeks, pork belly, crispy black pudding, green pepper French macaroons, a cardamom mousse and ice cream from Szechuan flowers.

3. Michelin Star Chefs at the Prague Food Festival!

In the atmosphere of the Royal Gardens you will experience the unique "Badoit Fine Dining“. At a long communal table, you can try menus from award-winning Michelin chefs or Grand Restaurant winners. Three-course meals will be professionally served with ‘amuse- bouche’ all paired with the luxurious alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Cooking will be the Badoit Grand Chef 2014 winner, Jan Šterba, Grand Restaurant 2013 winner, Petr Fučík, Grand Restaurant 2012 winner, Pavel Sapík, Grand Restaurant 2005 winner, Michal Göth. Also cooking will be Michelin-star chefs Oldřich Sahajdák, Roman Paulus and the Riccardo Lucque (držitel Michelin Bib Gourmand).

4. And what about children?

"Think about what we’re teaching our children to eat" is this year’s festival challenge. Come with your children and taste an ideal menu from a healthy school cafeteria and participate in interesting discussions and workshops. Even you can help change your children’s diet. Good news – the children's corner this year will have a playful and educational program.

5. "Orangina Grand Lounge "

For the first time at the festival, visitors can enjoy a pleasant chill-out area with views of the St. Vitus Cathedral in close proximity to the unique Orangery designed world-renowned architect Eva Jiřičná! In the comfortable lounge chairs, festival guests can relax before their next culinary experiences.

6. In the Ball Room of the Prague Castle, a new project will be introduced: “The Czech Culinary Awards”- recognizing the best and most interesting chefs, farms, organic products and personalities influencing the Czech culinary scene. There will also be a public survey of the most popular Czech dish and at the same time you can find out how you perceive taste and smell.

7. Beverages

Non-alcoholic drinks from Rajec, Evian, Badoit, Orangina, Vinea, Kofola, Ugova fresh juice in the style of “drink. life . emotion."

De'Longhi Cafe under the open sky with a view of Prague. Free coffee and tastings of Ugova ice cream with fresh fruit.

Domestic wines from Winemakers Association of Slovakia.

World's wines from Premier Wines.

Czech and Moravian regional beers as well as specialty beers from the Lobkowicz brewery.

Kubánský bar La Casa de la Havana vieja.

8. Delicacies

Sedlčanský - both traditional and modern ripened cheeses from the hands Sedlcansky cheese makers .

Organic products Freshbedýnky (Fresh crates).

Marmalade of Bohemian producer, Blanka Milfaitová, who was awarded 10 medals including 4 gold at the World Marmalade Awards 2014!

Farm fresh and organic foods from Sklizeno.

Lindt chocolate made from Swiss masters.

Goose liver (foie gras) from Philip Töpfer.

Bon-Bon, a Czech manufacturer of original chocolates and marzipan treats.


9. Large tasting tents that provide comfort, seating and unexpected experiences.
 

Tickets on sale from 1 April at www.praguefoodfestival.cz from 450 CZK, areal PFF 500 CZK

 


 
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