General information

We invite the experts and professionals to participate in creating and defining a regional gastronomic identity. The festival is co-financed by the Local Council and the Municipality of Sibiu through its Cultural Agenda 2016. There are many other events that take place during Food Culture Festival 2016. The vistors can participate in events such as Dinner in the citadel, Manor Cuisine of Romania, Rural County Brunch, Taste of Transylvania, Sibiu City Menu, New Transylvanian Cuisine and many more.

Transilvania Gastronomica – Food Culture Festival 2016 has 13 events during three autumn weekends:

Neighborhood Cooking – 26.08.2016
Dinner with old recipes of the Romanian, Saxon, Hungarian and Jewish communities from Sibiu. 


Dinner in the citadel – 27.08.2016

The history of the citadel inspires our tasting menu; discover the city by its stories and food.


Manor Cuisine of Romania – 02.09.2016

Live cooking with reinterpreted old manorial recipes from all over Romania.


Gourmet Brunch – 03.09.2016

Brunch with seasonal products such as eggplant, tomatoes, cheese.


Taste of Transylvania – 09.09.2016

Discover the rich cultural diversity with over 11 different influences of the Transylvanian gastronomy.


Rural County Brunch – 10.09.2016

Brunch with local dishes specific to the rural communities of the Sibiu County.


Local Market Days – 03.09.2016, 10.09.2016

Taste the local food in one of the oldest cheese and vegetable markets in Transylvania.


Sibiu City Menu – 26.08.-11.09.2016

A seasonal menu of reinterpreted regional specialties offered by 10 restaurants in Sibiu during the whole period of the festival


Meet the local producers – 26.08.2016

Presentation of 20 small food manufactures from Southern Transylvania


Gust Local – 02.09.2016

Launching of a private quality label for restaurants, hotels and food producers


New Transylvanian Cuisine – 02.09.2016

Debate on the development of the food culture and culinary tourism.


Award Gala – 02.09.2016

Successful stories in creating a local gastronomic culture.


Live cooking performance for Young Chefs – 09.09.2016