The largest culinaru event to hit the Philippines has oficially begun! To celebrate the Filipino-Spanish 300-year gastronomic journey, Madrid Fusion maila is featuring talks and demonstrations tackling thistheme thriugh the windos of traditional and modern culinary trends and techniques, by some of the world’s most renowned chefs.
The 3-day Gastronomy Congress consists of presentations by globally-distinguished Spanish chefs, most of whom boast Michelin stars, and celebrated Filipino and Asian chefs on distinct culinary styles, highlighting Filipino and Spanish produce available at its accompanying Exhibition. Both Congress and Exhibition will be held at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City from April 24-26.
Madrid Fusion, known for its 12 year-track record bridging cultures through food in Spain, was brought to Manila by a jointpartnership among the Philippine’s Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) with the ever Spanish organizers Foro de Debate and Arum Estrategias de Interconcionalization. DOT secretary Ramon R. Jimenez Jr. is oficially opening the event with welcoming remarks for the delegates and the chef speakers.
Chef Juan Carlos de Terry of Terry’s Bistro in Salcedo Village, Makati City, with his discussion on Spain: Center and origin of Modern Occidental Cuisine will be the first chef to present during the congress. More engaging talks will foloow the next day of the event as Chef Claude Tayag of Bale Dutung in Pampangga talks about Philippine Adobo. Then there won’t be any slowing on the the third day as Chef Rob Penson of The Goose Station in Taguig will open the day with the New Filipina Cuisine, followed by Tapas Made in Spain.
The whole concept of Madrid Fusion is to get the best in culinary arts to come to the Philippines, share their knowledge , and learn from our culinary chefs at the same time
– said Sec Jimenez.
Madrid Fusion is the single most important conference for culinary in the 21st century because it is where the world goes to see the future of food.
On Sunday, the trade exhibit is open to the public fro the fee of P500. Visit www.madridfusionmanila.com for the schedule of tastings and seminars. Follow @MadridFusionManila on Twitter and like Madrid Fusion Manila on Facebook and Instagram (#madridfusionManila) to stay updated on the latest on the future of cuisine.