【Beijing Winter Olympics】Visit the athlete restaurant in Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village

  [Explanation] As the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics (Winter Paralympics) approaches, athletes from all over the world will gather in China.

During the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics (Winter Paralympics), which coincides with China’s largest traditional festival-the Spring Festival, Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village) will provide many Chinese specialties in the dishes offered by Athletes from all over the world feel a strong "Chinese flavor".

Recently, reporters from China News Service experienced the winter Olympics at the restaurant in Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village).

  [Concurrent] Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village) Restaurant Executive Chef Wang Xu

  Chinese food has some Chinese elements, such as dumplings and Beijing roast duck (food) made on-site, northern dishes (mainly), and some stews and stir-fries.

  [Commentary] The highlight of Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village) restaurant is on-site production, such as rice rolls for breakfast, fried lamb chops for lunch, and small hot pot for dinner.

It can provide more than 600 kinds of dishes every day, and all menus are adjusted every 8 days.

  [Concurrent] Wu Mengyun, assistant to the catering service provider in Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village)

  The meals eaten in each meal are not repeated. In addition to our normal meal, we also provide athletes with halal meals and kosher meals to meet different religious beliefs and meet the needs of athletes from different countries. Meal needs.

  [Explanation] In the collocation of dishes, the ratio of Chinese and Western food has reached 3:7.

In order to cater for the different eating habits of athletes from all over the world, the chef team in Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Parallel Olympic Village) includes many foreign chefs and catering consultants to ensure the quality of Western food.

  [Concurrent] Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village) Restaurant Executive Chef Wang Xu

  In order to provide athletes from all over the world with some local favorites, according to their personal preferences (choices), we have Italian food, pasta, pizza, Japanese food, we have Japanese-style chicken steak, Western-style words Steaks, lamb chops, and cod made on site.

  [Explanation] For athletes, the diet pays more attention to the nutritional structure. Therefore, when formulating the menu, there are standards for how many grams of meat and vegetables are in the dishes.

In addition, some spices such as pepper, etc., are forbidden to appear in the Winter Olympics restaurant.

Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village) will strictly control the preparation and safety of dishes.

  [Concurrent] Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village (Winter Paralympic Village) Restaurant Executive Chef Wang Xu

  All these (push) dishes are to make the athletes feel at home, to eat some food with Chinese elements in China, so that they have a better condition to compete.

As a back-up guarantee, we must provide a strong support for adequate food and nutrition.

  Xing Lu and Cui Tao report from Zhangjiakou, Hebei

Editor in charge: [Lu Yan]

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