A Food carnival is proposed to be organized by the Tamil Nadu tourism department and held in Chennai city during the month of August,2008.
The visitors of Tamil Nadu will be showcased the peculiar delicacies of Tamil Nadu like Idli and Dosa, but the cuisine like the land itself , has several flavours and the state is a treasure trove of many traditional culinary delicacies.
‘It would be a kind of precursor to the Tamil Nadu cuisine tourism, which we would like to promote soon’, a tourism official said.
Accordingly, the department has plans to conduct this event in a grand manner lasting for nearly ten days.
Speaking to the press, the tourism official said that the state has a variety of delicacies and these would be highlighted during the carnival. Leading Hoteliers and educational institutions connected with food preparation would be invited to participate in the carnival which would be held at the
Besides an exhibition, the department has proposed to conduct a cooking competition for women and also invite officials from the other tourism departments in the country.