The cook of Puente Tocinos, David López Carreño, of the Local Essay;
and the young star Michelín de Fuente Álamo, María Gómez, from Magoga de Cartagena;
They demonstrate in Ifema the strength of the Murcian stoves in a massive 'show cooking'.
José Ballesta: "Murcia is the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy during this year 2020, an opportunity to promote the 'Murcia Brand', as representatives of Spain both inside and outside our borders."
The mayor of Murcia, José Ballesta, together with the Minister of Tourism, Youth and Sports, Cristina Sánchez, presented this morning 'Murcia, Capital of Gastronomy 2020' in the XVIII edition of 'Madrid Fusión Reale Seguros 2020', one of the largest international showcases of gastronomy.
The Councilor for Economic Promotion and Tourism, Pedro García, also attended.
The stand of the Region of Murcia, welcomed the visit of prestigious chefs and Michelin stars both from inside and outside the Region, such as the chef of Puente Tocinos, David López Carreño, from Local Essay;
the young star Michelín de Fuente Álamo, María Gómez, from Magoga de Cartagena;
who cooked four hands in Ifema an avant-garde dish with Murcian essence: Murcian flatbread and truffle from the Corvera desert.
He also visited the stand of the Region of Murcia, 'the Huerta de los 1.001 flavors', decorated with a vertical wall of more than two meters high composed of more than 3,500 Murcia fruits and vegetables, maestro Martín Berasategui, which has in its have with ten Michelin stars.
â€œMurcia is the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy during this year 2020. Through cooking we also present our culture, idiosyncrasy and the way of being of the people of this land.
Our gastronomy gathers the essence of the villages that have passed through here, from the Romans, who brought us the culture of the sea, with their fish and salted fish, the stews of the kingdom of Castile, or the cultivation of the Garden that the Arabs left us ", Said Mayor José Ballesta, who added that" this gastronomic label, which makes us representatives of Spain both nationally and internationally, is an opportunity to promote the 'Murcia Brand'. "
Tomorrow, for the first time since the Region participates in this congress, a Murcian cook will exhibit in the main auditorium of the recent.
This is chef Pablo González, a double Michelin star with his restaurant La Cabaña, with a presentation on 'Cooking and territory'.
In the Murcian stand of Madrid Fusión, in addition to work and commercial meetings, there are about thirty culinary demonstrations, in which a total of 23 chefs from the Region participate.
In addition to Madrid Fusión, the 'Murcia, Spanish Capital of Gastronomy' label will travel throughout the world throughout this year.
"Our cuisine and products from our land will travel to cities like New York, London or Berlin, being representatives of Spain in the most important international fairs in the world," added the mayor.
Murcian gastronomy, under the slogan the Huerta de los 1.001 flavors, will have a leading place in other national fairs such as the Gourmet show in Madrid, Fitur or the Barcelona Food Fair;
and international as the Summer Fancy Food of New York, the London Wine Fair, Fruit Logistics (in Berlin) and also the Tourism Fair of the German capital.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia