LAHORE: Pakistan’s biggest food platform ‘EAT’ is set to return with its 5th edition of Lahore Eat scheduled from 24th to 26th November followed by Karachi Eat.
This year, however, EAT will be introducing Islamabad Eat from 10th to 12th November 2017 at Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad as well.
The brainchild of CKO Event Architecture, now in its fifth year running this annual event has become the largest food Festival in the country and draws a crowd of over 100,000 people. Eat festivals focus on details which no other festival would consider. The purpose behind it is of course to create an experience which is as inclusive as possible whilst maintaining the original concept.
Consisting of hospitality Lounges, bare spaces, food i.e. Kiosks – mini cafes – stalls, live music, kids’ activities / Play Area to name a few, indeed, the EAT is an annual food festival built around the idea of creating a common platform for people who love food. From the most creative and talented chefs to the street vendors, the EAT is a festival which celebrates the full diversity of food that these cities have to offer.
On the return of the platform Omar Omari – Director of CKO Event Architecture has said: “As with almost all our events and work, our festivals have been designed keeping higher objectives in mind. Whether it is about showcasing the best of what our country has to offer or creating a platform for which all of us can be proud.
Since their conception the purpose for holding these festivals has been about bringing people together, creating a feeling of hope and reactivating the public spaces around our cities. Food just happens to be the least controversial element and the binding force between all of us. We have always said that it is our humble mission that we will change our city and country one event at a time.”