Mangalica @ Sofitel

On Tuesday, June 20th the Hungarian Consulate hosted a special Mangaica dinner and Furmint wine tasting. The event sponsors were Consul General dr. Zita Bencsik, Hungarian Trade Commissioner Andras Juhasz and Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture Director Bela Kocsy.

Along with the fine food and drink, this event featured opening remarks by Consul General Bencsik and a presentation by Peter Toth, President of the National Association of Mangalica Pig Breeders in Hungary. Thanks to Orsolya Szerdahelyi for coordinating a successful event.

Among the special guest were Miklos & Brigitta Bende & Bende Inc.; Marc Santucci, Michigan breeder PureMangalitsa; Jimmy Florek, Chicago Game & Gourmet; Michael Kubalewski & Michael Manno R&D Chefs at CSSI; Cindy Rynning, wine writer at Grape Experiences and Lavinia Jurkiewisz, assistant to Ill. Leut. Governor Saguinetti.

     

   
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These Photos are provided courtesy of Csaba Zongor