Olympic Games Nutrition in PyeongChang 2018

The food supplied for the athletes at the Olympic Village needs to cater for a diversity of sports, cultures, ages and special dietary needs. Here is some information about the Olympic Village food menu for PyeongChang in 2018.

See more about Olympic Village nutrition and links to information about the menus at other Olympic Games.

2018 PyeongChang, South Korea

The Athletes' Village is situated in Gangneung (home of curling, ice hockey, figure skating and speed skating during the Games).

It is expected that five million portions of meals will be served at 13 competition venues - the Olympic Village, Press Center, Olympic Plaza, and other venues. The food service is to provide for 6,000 athletes and officials during Olympics, and to about 1,700 athletes and officials during Paralympics.

The food and beverage service for the athletes will be open 24 hours a day, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night meals. Additionally, refreshment stations will be around to provide snacks and drinks such as coffee at any time. At an athletes' lounge in each competition and training venue there will be light food and beverages offered.

The dining halls at the village will serve Korean, Western and Asian cuisines, along with Halal and Kosher meals. A large proportion of the athletes would be considered 'western', and these will be catered for by imported certain food such as pasta, and having a European cook in the cafeteria. The organizers also see this as an opportunity to promote its local food (K-food!) to people from other regions.

There will be free water drinking fountains located at all venues, though at the venues on the mountain cluster an anti-freezing machine will be needed to stop the water from freezing.

There will be a different food menu every day, which will be rotated on a weekly basis. Food information including the recipe, nutritional facts and allergy alerts will be made available when providing food and beverages.

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