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Food Service at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014

The food supplied in the athlete's village at the Commonwealth Games needs to cater to a diversity of sports, cultures, ages and special dietary needs. Here is some information about the village and food menu for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. See more about Commonwealth Games nutrition.

About the Village and Food Hall

The Games Village for Glasgow 2014 stretched over 35 hectares and was home for 6,500 athletes and officials. The main dining room seated more than 2,000 people. An estimated 400,000 meals was required, not including the grab'n go options available for athletes needing food to take away. It was estimated that 60,000 potatoes, 500,000 pieces of fruit and 25,000 litres of milk was to be consumed.

The Menu

There were 150 chefs producing 2,000 different items. Hot choices included spicy kitchen, Halal food, pizza and pasta, a deli, gluten free meals, and classic meals from the region. Breakfast choices included cereal, yogurt, a range of fruits, pastries and cakes and the full "Scottish breakfast" including sausages, bacon, eggs and even black pudding. Of course the Scottish delicacy haggis was also on the menu.

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