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Opened the second edition of the event Taste Salou

Salou. Costa Dorada. 13th March 2012. Rafael Anson, president of the Spanish Academy of Gastronomy, opened jointly with Pere Granados, mayor of Salou, the second edition of the event Taste Salou in the presence of M. Jose Rodriguez, Councillor for Citizen Participation, and Jordi Sierra Central Government Sub-Delegate of Tarragona, in addition to other councilors and council authorities as Anthony Puente, president of the Foundation crucible; David Rovira, mayor and deputy Espluga of Francolí the Tarragona Provincial Government; plus Anton Vallvé SS TT Director of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Environment in Tarragona. At the end of the speeches and ribbon-cutting opening, the authorities have made a journey through the different booths to learn about products that are offered throughout the three days of celebration of the second Taste of Salou. The opening ceremony also attended the League of Salou Castellera The Global and the group Batucada Atabaladors also the municipality. Taste Salou is an event open access, open to the general public, which aims to promote gastronomy, traditional products and designations of origin and quality. The main objectives are to create a product that contributes to the quality and diversity of the tourist town of Salou and position it as a benchmark of culinary tourism. For three days from today until Sunday 18 and Friday, visitors will find restaurants and handicraft products of the town of towns around and around Catalonia, you can taste their food, purchase products and participate in various activities. The stage will be the Paseo Jaime I Salou. The opening of Taste of Salou is 5 pm today at 10 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm. Operation of the fair The public can purchase a "tasting pack" for a price of 5 €, whereby you will receive 3 tickets for tasting guide exhibitors and a drink flavor Salou limited edition, this year sponsored by Michelangelo Supermarkets. In this second edition we have the participation of 54 stands. So it is a significant increase compared to last year which was attended by thirty booths and used at around 12,000 tastings. Both from the City of Salou and the technical management of the event considered very significant positive increase of requests to participate by companies linked to the food sector and wines. This shows that the first edition had a high degree of acceptance by the visitors, but also the exhibitors who were present, because a high percentage of repeat participation in these. Activities throughout the weekend Moreover, there is installed a central tent where various activities take place. These activities are free but advance registration was required in order to participate. As a novelty this year, Saturday and Sunday, one hour before the opening of the fair will be held for specific activities professionals. The activities planned are: Friday March 16: 18:00 pm. Inauguration 19:00 pm. Wine tasting by the Wine of Null - Adernats Saturday March 17: 10:00 am. Gin Tonic Menu Workshop for professionals taught by Javier Caballero (Wkyregal) 11:00 h. Taste of oil, the other by 12:30 pm. Wine Tasting by the D.O. Montsant 14:00 pm. Tasting champagne by Cavas Xamós 15:00 h. House of Illusion - Magic through the food 16:00 h. Taste of oils by the Agricultural Cooperative of Vila-seca 19:00 pm. Gin Tonic Menu Workshop for the general public by Wkyregal Sunday March 18 10:00 am. Innovation and contemporary cuisine with the product always by SIRC. Workshop for professionals 11:00 h. Taste of oil, the other by 12:30 pm. Taste of oil by Aceites Vizcántar 16:00 h. Workshop by the Italian dessert chef Anita Rossi (Portofino) Other cultural activities Besides these core activities under the tent, many municipal entities have also wanted to support Taste Salou 2012 and taking part through their actions over the three-day fair. Include: Friday March 16: 18h. Inauguration - The Castles and Global Grallers. Then the Atabaladors. Saturday March 17: 12h. Giants Salou 18h. Dance of the school together with Grallers Salou Sunday March 18 12h. Dwarves of Salou with the Mule 18h. Atabaldors Photo contest and sweepstakes San Miguel In addition, to buy "tasting pack" the audience at the event may participate in a raffle of various prizes, such as product batches San Miguel, a night at the Magnolia Hotel, a shirt signed by all Nastic players, etc.. To do so, simply fill out the attached form "tasting pack" and that the deposit in one of two urns arranged points of information. Moreover, during the three days that occur Taste Salou, visitors can participate in "Photo Contest" San Miguel, sponsor of this event, which capture "the moment Salou Taste" will award. The resolution of the contest will be in April and the winning photograph will be published on the web www.saborsalou.com. The only requirement of this contest is that the photograph is taken within the framework of the event. So those are admitted photographs showing a tasting on a booth, or a picture of one of the organized activities, etc.. The photographs that participate in the contest should be sent to the address [email protected] in jpg format. The extension shall not exceed 2 megabytes. Along with the photographs must include the contact details of the author. Participants will have time to send their photos to the March 31, 2012. The selected photo will receive a cash prize of € 300 and used as a picture for advertising in the following editions of Taste Salou.

Tags: costa dorada, l'espluga de francolí, painting, sculpture, exhibitions, museums
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