May 17, 2016
At the Clarion of Ostrava, a gala evening celebrating the 55th anniversary of the athletics meeting will take place on the eve of the main Golden Spike race. The music star Marie Rottrová will sing in the Diamond hall for more than 200 guests. The highlight of the evening will be the cutting of a cake which will be prepared by the chef confectioner of the hotel, Kateřina Spustová.
“We will start preparing the special cake already on Wednesday. It will be made of white and dark sponge dough, and will weigh around 30 kilograms. It will be decorated with the logo of the 55th year of the Golden Spike. The cake will be carried by children from the SSK Vítkovice athletics club, and the main star, Usain Bolt, and the head of the meeting of the Golden Spike Ostrava, Dr. Miroslav Černošek, will ceremoniously cut it.”, revealed the hotel manager, Radim Beneš. On the agenda of the gala, there will be cocktail snacks from the Chef Otto Kokoszynski, the guests can look forward to, for example, mini burgers, gazpacho soup with chorizo and nachos, and Caesar salad with crispy smoked bacon and chicken. The selection of mini desserts, such as a wreath with yolk cream and a vanilla mousse with raspberries, will be the sweet end. Besides the athletes, city officials will not be missing among the guests. For example, the Mayor of Ostrava, Tomáš Macura, has confirmed his participation.