Armenian Barbecue Festival
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Armenian Barbecue Festival is organized in Akhtala. The purpose of the feast is to provide promotion and dissemination of traditional dishes of Armenian cuisine, particularly, barbecue, publicly representing it as an inseparable part of Armenian cuisine and culinary culture.
There are about 18 restaurants and 5 groups taking part in this event. They cook this dish and sell in their pavilions. The jury members taste all the variants and determine the “champion”.
There are lots of interesting activities within the festival: demonstration of the whole process of barbecue making, display-tasting of this dish, professional cook competition, play competitions, national music.