US Congress: Health Benefits of Greek Cuisine

The health benefits of the Greek Mediterranean Diet were presented yesterday in the U.S. Congress. This event was organized by the Greek Embassy in Washington, with the cooperation of Members Joseph Crowley, Gus Bilirakis and Carolyn Maloney. Greek ambassador Christos Panagopoulos opened the event.

Among the over 400 people in attendance, were Greek businessmen active in the American market, Americans parliamentarians, academics, journalists, diplomats and members of the social elite of Washington. All attendees had the opportunity to taste unique Greek flavors created by famous Greek and U.S. chefs.

Greek-American chef, Cat Cora, known from the television show Iron Chef, participated at this event, as well as, chef Maria Loi, Diana Cochyla, Argiro Barbarigou , Michael Costa, Mike Isabella, and Catherine Stai.

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