Kosher food served in Olympic Village


Foreign and domestic chefs will cook kosher meals in the Olympic Village in Beijing.

Restaurants in the village will provide for dietary needs, including kashrut, said Deng Yaping, a spokeswoman for the village, which opened Sunday.

“With the efforts of 100 foreigners and more than 2,300 chefs throughout China, the restaurants will offer Western and Asian cuisines on a 24-hour basis, including Jewish meals, Muslim meals, Indian meals and so on with a clear sign on the menu for the villagers,” Deng said at a news conference in Beijing.

The international companies hired by the Beijing Olympic Committee together have catered at eight Summer Games and five Winter Games.



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