Erick Thohir Aspires To Create A Culinary Center Abroad: Any Food Suggestions To Become A Mainstay?
Minister of SOEs, Erick Thohir. (Photo: Doc. Antara)

JAKARTA - SOE Minister Erick Thohir aspires to create a center (hub) to introduce Indonesian cuisine abroad.

"One of my goals is to create a hub to introduce Indonesian cuisine abroad, so that Indonesian flavors are known to the world," said Erick Thohir as quoted from his official Twitter account @erickthohir reported by Antara, Monday, November 29.

According to Erick, Indonesian cuisine is so rich in taste that it has even been recognized overseas. He also invites the public and netizens to suggest what culinary will be a mainstay.

"Any suggestions what food will be a mainstay?" he said.

Previously, Erick invited creative actors to jointly create a roadmap or roadmap for the post-COVID-19 creative industry.

Erick said the Indonesia Creative Cities Network (ICCN) together with SOEs would recruit consultants related to which industries would still survive in the post-COVID future.

He sees many opportunities in the post-COVID creative industry, such as the content industry, which will become a locomotive. Then for the food sector, consumers are now competing to think about healthy food and how to grow it must also be healthy.

These mappings must be made together. Erick Thohir as Minister of SOEs and SOE companies is ready to support how SOEs and creative economy players make this roadmap during COVID-19 or in the future there is hope after COVID-19.

This basketball fan added that this creative industry roadmap is also in order to help SOEs invest in creative players and startups. However, Erick ensured that the startups that his investment assisted were start-ups from Indonesia.

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