Alicante State’s 1st Potato Omelette Competition will consist of two categories: Classic and identity. This is how he announced Rafael Garcia Santosfood critic and director Lomejordelagastronomia.com, This ensures that this call aims to “promote virtuosity among professionals and at the same time promote their presence in our bars, thereby promoting a local identity within the national maxim”.
This competition for professionals in the field of provincial gastronomy, IV Alicante Gastronomy Fair There will be a maximum of ten participants in each category on September 23.
In Category Classic Tortilla will be valued mastery of one of the traditional versions the country has. and in Category Bread with ID The development of an Alicante identity will be valued, giving one of the national versions a regional personality through the subtle and complementary use of ingredients typical of local gastronomy. ñora, saffron or salt fish.
Each participant will have time to prepare. 70 minutes of serving between 2 portions and 8 skewers. While each chef will provide the necessary materials and supplies for their own preparations, Tescoma, the main sponsor, will provide pans and other utensils to whomever they wish.
Alicante Provincial Catering Contractors Association (APEHA) and Alicante Restaurants Association (ARA) and Alicante Provincial Federation of Trade and SMEs (FACPYME) to encourage the participation of their industry associates in hospitality.
Spanish National Congress and Championship
Alicante Gastronomica organizing committee coordinator, Jewelry Loveannounced that the fair “will take place the Eid al-Adha celebrations as the central axis”. I National Potato Tortilla Congress and fifteenth Spanish Potato Tortilla Championship. Tescoma Cup. In this context, this first of the provincial Potato Tortilla Competition will be held in order to contribute to the increase in the value of the cuisine and chefs of the province of Alicante.”
“With this action, we want to fully engage and define the Alicante cuisine and its chefs in the movement created by Rafa García Santos to bring this dish to the pinnacle of Spanish gastronomy and give it the attention it deserves,” said Gema Amor.
In this sense, he underlined that Alicante Gastronómica “takes another step forward after García Santos’ confidence in Alicante and as heir to the Lomejodelagastronomia congress that revolutionized the national gastronomic scene with the Spanish Potato Omelette Championship at this fair.” .
García Santos said, “There is no need for stagnation in the world of gastronomy, so for the first time, a National Congress is organized around the Spanish Championship, which celebrates its fifteenth anniversary, because in our country, because talking about the Potato Omelette is quite indicative of the importance of this dish”.
“And in this continuous evolution in the promotion of Spanish cuisine ‘As de Oros’, we want to include the following group in this effort. Chefs and restaurateurs from the province of Alicante ñora, with a competition aiming to recognize their work and the unique value provided by products characteristic of these lands, such as saffron or salted fish,” he added.