The 24th Winter Olympic Games will kick off in Beijing on February 4, 2022.

The Sports Department of Chinanews.com launched a series of columns "Hundred Questions about Winter Olympics", aimed at popularizing Winter Olympic knowledge, answering hot questions, sharing interesting stories about ice and snow, and helping everyone have a better watching experience during the Beijing Winter Olympics.

The 33rd Winter Olympics 100 Questions | How many delicious foods are there in Beijing Winter Olympic Village?

  As the "home" of the world's top ice and snow athletes during the Beijing Winter Olympics, the staff in the three major competition areas of Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou have worked hard to focus on the food, clothing, housing and transportation in the Winter Olympic Village.

Just from the "Winter Olympics Menu", which is full of special dishes from all over the world, you can feel the hospitality and enthusiasm of China as the host.

  This special menu consists of 678 dishes, including world cuisine.

The Winter Olympic Villages in the three major competition regions will use the same menu formula. Approximately 200 dishes will be selected every day for athletes from all over the world. The menu will be rotated in an 8-day cycle to meet athletes from different countries, regions, ethnicities, and dietary habits. Demand.

  In order to facilitate the players to choose their favorite meals, the athlete’s canteen is equipped with a world table, an Asian table, a Chinese table, a Ming file, a halal table, a pizza and pasta table, a salad and condiment table, a fresh fruit table, and bread. 12 kinds of dining tables including dessert table.

It is understood that the specific ratio of Chinese food and Western food is 3:7, and all dishes are based on balanced nutrition and healthy cooking to meet the nutritional needs of athletes during the competition.

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  Among the different types of dishes, Chinese food is what everyone cares most about.

The Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee combines the themes of China’s east, west, south and north cuisines, relying on Sichuan cuisine, Cantonese cuisine, Shandong cuisine, Hunan cuisine and other cuisines to show the richness and diversity of Chinese food culture, and hopes that athletes from all over the world can fully feel China The charm of gastronomy.

  In the all-element operation test of the Beijing Winter Olympic Village a few days ago, some dishes were finally put on the table.

For example, Kung Pao chicken, twice-cooked pork, sauerkraut fish, stewed potatoes and beef at the Chinese restaurant, corn soup, boneless roasted chicken legs at the world restaurant, fried broccoli and cabbage bean paste at the vegetarian restaurant, Indian curry at the Asian restaurant Fried udon noodles with lamb and vegetables, as well as pizza, pasta, croissants, cheesecake, chocolate mousse, cantaloupe, fragrant pears...

  As the host, the "Winter Olympics Menu" is naturally indispensable with Beijing flavors. Famous dishes and special snacks such as Beijing roast duck, fried mutton, musu meat, donkey roll, pea yellow, etc., demonstrate Beijing's food culture.

Not only that, the competition coincides with the Chinese New Year, and the Winter Olympic Village will also add Chinese and Western specialties of food and beverages around this traditional festival.

  In addition to providing green, healthy, and balanced meals for the athletes every day, the athlete restaurant has also made great efforts to prevent and control the epidemic.

Technical means such as body temperature monitoring and real-time density monitoring are not a problem. Disinfection supplies such as masks, disposable gloves, alcohol cotton pads, and hand-washing disinfectants are also readily available. In addition, daily supplies such as pumping paper and dental floss are also prepared.

This series of work all hope that athletes from all over the world can eat deliciously and eat at ease.

(Yuechuan)


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