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Dishing up 60,000 meals per day, the kitchen at the athletes’ village in Rio will be cooking! That’s max capacity for the 18,000 athletes, coaches and staff. With everyone having her or his own favorite eats to prepare for a PR (personal record) or OR (Olympic record) attempt, the pressure is high. Catering to the diversity of palates, religions and minds from around the globe, the menu will be quite the feast, smorgasbord, banquet, fiesta—you get the idea. Here’s a sneak peek at what the athletes will find…
5 Buffets in Olympic Village…
Pasta and Pizza
Halal and Kosher
Kimchee will be shipped in from Korea.
4 MILLION BIODEGRADABLE PLATES
Sadia packaged foods
Skol, the leadingbeer in Brazil
Brazilian food will be a cultural highlight with rice, black beans, meat, tapioca, cassava and 40 exotic fruits, such as acai, caju, goiaba and maracuja.