Phuket to hold ‘Food Festival’ to promote ‘Phuket, the City of Gastronomy’

Phuket –

A ‘Food Festival to promote ‘Phuket, the City of Gastronomy by UNESCO’ will be held in Phuket from May 28th to June 5th, 2022.

A meeting was held Friday (May 20th) and was led by the Phuket City Deputy Mayor Mr. Prasit Sinsaowapark and the president of Phuket food operators Mr. Panachai Wassanaroongruengsuk.

Mr. Prasit said at the meeting, “The Food Festival will be held from May 28th to June 5th, 2022 at Saphan Hin in Phuket Town from 4:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.”

“The festival is aimed to boost the economy and tourism in Phuket after Covid -19 has been relieved. This festival has been held 25 times previously. However, we have stopped holding this festival for two years due to the Covid -19 pandemic.” Prasit stated.

“This food festival is very special as we are promoting ‘Phuket, City of Gastronomy’ with delicious and clean cuisine, especially signature Phuket cuisines.”

Mr. Panachai said at the meeting, “There will be more than 60 food stalls, small shops with local products, organic vegetables, and more. Plastic and foam will be avoided to be used at the festival to decrease pollution and for environmental preservation.”

The Phuket Express noted Phuket is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been listed as a creative city. “Good eating, good spirits” … and in Phuket, Good Food, Good Health” … is Phuket’s slogan for the Phuket City Of Gastronomy festival.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.