LONDON – From the British staple of fish and chips to African barbecues, athletes and fans won't go hungry at the London Olympics.
Organizers announced plans Wednesday to serve 14 million meals in "the largest peace-time catering operation in the world."
Organizers say the food choice will reflect the "heritage and diversity of British regional products and recipes," while ensuring the menus are ethical and environmentally friendly.
The traditional British pie and mash is described on a sample menu as "farm assured Scotch Beef with Long Clawson Stilton Pie, Irish mashed potato with Red Tractor Cream and British butter and onion gravy."
Pie and mash will cost 8 pounds ($12.50), while a beer will set visitors back 4.20 pounds ($6.50). A bottle of water will cost 1.60 pounds ($2.50).