Выставка World Food, Москва, 2013
Director of the Agricultural Trade Office at the US Embassy in Moscow, Deanna Ayala, visited AVTOBAR Co
On a recent visit to St. Petersburg, the Director of the Agricultural Trade Office at the US Embassy in Moscow, Deanna Ayala, visited AVTOBAR Co. AVTOBAR imports premium Kona coffee from the beautiful island of Hawaii. At their facility Ms. Ayala learned how to roast coffee beans to bring out the flavor of the bean and how to grind it for different types of coffee, e.g. drip, espresso, and French press. For more on Kona coffee please see our blog: http://www.usda.ru/blog/
USDA Participates in Master Steak Cooking Contest Master Steak 2013
On May 19, the U.S. Department of Agriculture representative office and the American Consulate Vladivostok participated in a festive cooking contest called Master Steak 2013 in the popular Vladivostok restaurant “Seven Feet”. The contest was held in conjunction with the International Boat Show and gathered extensive media coverage, spectators and participants. Thanks to the support of the American Consulate Vladivostok staff, the USDA team took 3rd place in the contest. The judges declared an American-style BBQ sauce created by Chris Fink and Mike Cestaro as the best the unique recipe at the event. Participants and visitors to the Master Steak contest learned how to cook American style BBQ and more about American BBQ culture just in time for the summer season.