La Bodeguita del Medio Establishments to be Opened in Europe
HAVANA, Cuba, Apr
25 (acn) New establishments like La Bodeguita del Medio will open
this year in several European cities, a clear expression of the
prestige this Havana´s bar-restaurant and the quality of Cuban
cocktails enjoy worldwide.
Budapest, Hungary in Sofia,
Bulgaria, in Munich, Germany, and Vienna,
Austria, are the cities that will host the new premises, with
menu of meals, drinks and musical environment that is enjoyed in
original house located at Empedrado 207 in Old Havana.
During the First International Workshop on Service Management
Havana, one of actions set to mark the 70th anniversary of the
establishment, details were learned on the excellent
are in the international expansion of this true symbol of Cuban
Ladislav Starka, vice president of the KVP Gastro group and
of the Bodeguita del Medio in the Czech Republic, Macedonia and
Australia, said the Mojito, the typical drink that characterizes
few years ago little was known, but currently has wide demand in
European market. "
“There are no decent restaurant that does not include in its
said, specifying that still other new stores are projected.
On Tuesday the Cuban and foreign participants in the workshop
bar management. Meanwhile bartenders spoke on key issues such as
history of El Mojito, signature drink of La Bodeguita and one of
internationally renowned Cuban cocktails next to the Daiquiri
and Cuba Libre.
The pairings of cocktails on the island with world famous
another topic addressed by Pedro Tejeda, best seller of the
Medio in 2011.
La Bodeguita del Medio, founded by Angel Martinez from 1942,
build its fame and prestige for Creole food and the visit of
artists, writers and politicians such as Nicolas Guillen that
it in a poem.
Ernest Hemingway, Literature Nobel Prize, was another of the
helped popularize the enclave with the famous phrase of "My
daiquiri in El
Floridita and my mojito in La Bodeguita".