It seems that inflation and the price increase that has been suffered in Spain for months, has not arrived in the same way until the Congress of Deputieswhere the menu for eating at noon has a price that is so economical or so cheap, that it has caused the indignation of many on social networks.
What the menu costs in Congress
Although the average price of any menu in our country it is around 12 eurosapparently eat in the Congress of Deputies can cost us even less than half.
Thus, at the end of a parliamentary session, our politicians can find in the cafeteria of the Congress of Deputiess a menu served by the Cafestore company, who is in charge of supervising the restoration of the Lower House, after he won the contest called by the House in July 2021.
Cafestore is a subsidiary of Sacyr, and will remain as responsible for the menu of the Congress until 2024 and much more, if we take into account that they are also they take charge of the three cafeterias, the two self-service stores, the restaurant and the various vending machines scattered around the parliamentary compound.
What does the menu of the Congress of Deputies offer?
In the Congress, Cafestore offers a very complete daily menu. In addition to politicians, it is accessible to communication teams, advisers, members of the accredited press, ushers and visitors.
In the menu that is served you can find the «greater variety of food groups to ensure a healthy diet following the WHO criteria», as described on the Congress website itself. And above other food groups, servings of fruits and vegetables, legumes, fish, non-lean meats and eggs.
And how much is such a nutritious and complete menu worth? A user recently shared on Twitter with a ticket for his meal in Congress, which the daily menu costs 4.50 euroswhich caused many responses and most of them angry.
This is the price of a menu of the day in the restaurant of the Spanish Congress of Deputies. pic.twitter.com/tXG6FNfyka
— Javi Rodrigo (@JaviRodrigo11) February 25, 2023
«It is an absolute shame that all these people who earn such a lot of money can afford that menu, which is the cost of a tortilla skewer and a glass of coffee.“Commented a” tweeter “to the image uploaded by the user named @JaviRodrigo “There, of course, inflation is not noticeable” commented another.