Results of 4th Restaurant Festival

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The closing ceremony of the 4th St. Petersburg Restaurant Festival was held on May, 11. According to the Chairman of the Committee for Tourism Development of St. Petersburg Andrei Mushkarev, “the City of Saint Petersburg is one of the largest tourist centers in Europe and in the world. The rich cultural heritage, unique architecture, life full of cultural and business events attract more than seven million tourists to the banks of the Neva river. The Festival has a great importance for the prestige of Russia abroad, increasing its tourist potential and promotion of gastronomic tourism.”  The spring Petersburg Restaurant Festival became the first step in preparation for the World Congress of Association of Chefs’ Societies in 2020. 

We should admit that the number of participating restaurants is increasing from year to year. And, generally speaking, gastronomic tourism is becoming more and more popular in Russia. Saint Petersburg Restaurant Festival holds top positions in the rating based on events popularity every year and has already established itself as one of the leading gastronomic events of the Northern capital of Russia due to the greatest interest shown by the citizens and tourists as well as participating restaurants.  

This year the winner of the 4th St. Petersburg Restaurant Festival as “Best City Restaurant” became the Palkin Restaurant. Tour operator Stars of travel as an official partner of the festival represented by General director Oleg Aframeev was happy to present a special gift “Best for the Best” to the winner. Congratulations! 

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