A theoretical workshop within the project “EnhanCing Sustainable ToUrism Development through Culinary HeritAge – CUHaCHA was held on the 13 December 2022 in the premises of the Red Cross of the City of Mostar. The workshop is intended for catering facilities that prepare and serve traditional food in the area of HNŽ-K. The aim of the theoretical workshop was to point out the importance of preserving the quality and recognition of traditional dishes, and to train workshop participants on how to present food to visitors in the best way. The topics covered in the theoretical workshop are: introduction to the culinary heritage of Herzegovina-Neretva County, staple foods, local and regional cuisine, ways of presenting food, and preserving the quality and distinctiveness of traditional dishes. The lecture was held by Mr.
In addition to the theoretical workshop, three practical workshops will be held in the coming days in the kitchen equipped as part of the CUHaCHA project in the premises of the Red Cross of the City of Mostar. The practical workshops will demonstrate food preparation, determining portions, creating a menu, and arranging and serving food. The leader of the practical workshops will be Mr. Đenan Ljevo, chef of the restaurant Šadrvan in Mostar.
Theoretical and practical workshops are part of the activities of the CUHaCHA project. The main goal of the Project is to strengthen and preserve the identity of the common culinary heritage of the program area and contribute to the development of tourism. The project was approved within the program priority measure: Contribution to the development of tourism and preservation of cultural and natural heritage. The leading partner of the project is the Agency for Rural Development of the Zadar County – AGRRA (HR), and the project implementation partners are the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Herzegovina-Neretva County/Canton (BiH), the Municipality of Tivat (CG) and the Zadar County (HR) ). The project implementation period is from August 15, 2020 to December 31, 2022. The project is co-financed by ERDF and IPA II funds of the European Union, and the total budget of the project is €710,946.94.