Homely food for tourists: Kerala gears up for ‘Experience Ethnic Cuisine’ food network
Kochi: Tourists arriving in Kerala will very soon be able to enjoy home-cooked meals and relish. The responsible tourism mission is gearing up to launch a new project named Experience Ethnic Cuisine, a food network that provides homely food to tourists.
The project aims to convert rural villages into tourist centres and introduce the traditional flavours of Kerala to foreigners and travelers and to empower women entrepreneurs.
The food network will be linked to the tourism website and app. The details of the entrepreneur’s location, phone number, photo and other details will be available here. The Government is expected to provide job for more than 30,000 people in three years.
The registration for the first phase will end on July 25. Facility to register has been arranged at responsible tourism mission district offices.
To become a member in food network
- The registered houses will be visited and evaluated by a committee including district coordinators of responsible tourism mission. They will decide on the inclusion in the network.
- All those registered persons will be given a one-day training in the district.
- Kerala food should be given to at least 30 people.
- After the training, one-month time will be given to implement the project.
- Also basic amenities should be provided at the registered units.