More People Visit Cafés and Restaurants in the Urals!
Appetites of people in Yekaterinburg are on the rise! The results of the first three quarters of this year show that public catering turnover amounts to nearly 24 billion rubles – almost 2\3 of the city’s budget. This figure has been quoted today by the Commodity Market Committee of the Administration of Yekaterinburg. People are obviously spending more time in cafés and restaurants, since the public catering turnover has increased by 8.6% compared to the last year.
According to the report of the Commodity Market Committee, ‘Within the scope of the strategic project ‘Cuisine to Any Taste’, during January to September 2013, Yekaterinburg has seen new construction of 58 public catering facilities seating 3,870 persons. Another 120 facilities seating 5,430 have re-opened after reconstruction and capital repairs’.
As of October 01, 2013, nearly 2,000 public catering facilities were in operation in the Ural capital. There are 104 cafés and restaurants per 1,000 people. And in this respect, Yekaterinburg has no peers: as regards availability of seats public catering facilities, it is still the leader among the millionaire cities, leaving behind Rostov-Don, Kazan and Novosibirsk. And the number of cafés and restaurants in the Ural Region keeps on growing.