As part of the fulfillment of its ‘You First’ promise to its customers, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, First Bank, got foodies (like me) excited last weekend, by sponsoring the ‘Fiesta of flavours‘ – a three day world-class food and beverage fair.
The Fiesta of flavors which held at the Harbour Point, (off Ahmadu Bello) Victoria Island, Lagos from December 4th to December 6th 2015,
brought together hundreds of food and beverage enterprises, offering an
opportunity for attendees to experience foods from Africa and the
Truth to be told, I have not been to any food fair before, so imagine how excited I was when Kemi assigned me to attend the Saturday edition of the fair – an experience that was way beyond my wildest imaginations, more like a wonderland experience!
On my arrival, I
was blown away by the lush sounds played by the wicked DJ on duty and also the
different aromas vying for my attention on the open spaced/well
On regaining my composure, the MC announced a demonstration by a Chef Emeka and as a foodie I was quite interested.
demonstrated how to make Stem ginger and Onion Marmalade and he set my
taste buds on fire.
My taste buds were not disappointed when i finally got
a piece of the demo…oh la la!
the demo, I decided to walk around to gain some new
knowledge dishes from other countries especially from Ghanaian and
Oh by the way, it wasn’t just adults that showed up at the fair…kids came to have fun too!
After I was blown away by all the different dishes and moments, I sat down to watch the English premiership soccer match over a long glass of smoothie I was served at the fair.
It was a blissful and eyeopening experience.
My tummy not only had a new treat but I further learnt new things.
Big props to Eventful events
company for organizing the 3 day world
class world-class food and beverage fair…i look forward to more of such fairs.
Also, big ups to the First Bank, it’s a rare sight to see a
financial institution such as First Bank support such a brilliant
Finally, all the chefs at the fair were amazing, i doff my hat to all of them…whoop!
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