Olympic Athletes Take Their Faith to the Games
Nobody eats the same!
Every four years, food-preparers in the Olympic Village face a daunting task of providing meals for athletes. For example, Koreans, Chinese and Japanese athletes prefer different kinds of rice and many Asian athletes expect a variety of noodles for breakfast. More importantly, there’s the challenge that Hindus can’t eat beef, a variety of faiths can’t eat pork, Jews can only eat food prepared in kosher kitchens, many Catholics are once again observing meatless Fridays, and Muslims require all of their food to be hallal – prepared in obedience to Islamic law.