City Shows Its Food, Tourism Culture in Chicago

Authors: Go Chengdu

2014-12-22

On December 20, local time, a program promoting Chengdu’s fine food and rich tourist resources was successfully concluded in Chicago, the USA.
The three-day event showcased the city’s profound history and rapid urban development, attracting numerous local residents and foreign visitors.
“Since Chengdu was named by the UNESCO the City of Gastronomy in 2010, the city has been attaching great importance to improving international exchanges in the catering industry,” said Mr. He Tao, chairman of the Chengdu City of Gastronomy Association (CCGA), in an interview with Chengdu Daily at the event.
Mr. He revealed that a series of substantive cooperation agreements were reached during the program. To further promote Sichuan’s development in the food industry, Chengdu is going to partner with Chicago, Huston and Los Angels to bring reputed Sichuan food companies and brands to the US.
“In addition, the CCGA has come to initial agreements with two American-based catering companies, which will make presence in Chengdu. It’s a good chance to enrich the city’s culinary culture and facilitate the local catering companies’ innovative development,” Mr.He said.

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