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'The Passion' from restaurant La Pasión, winner at Gastrotour Salou 2012

'The Passion' from restaurant La Pasión, winner at Gastrotour Salou 2012

Salou. Costa Dorada. 31 May 2012. Gastrotour Salou 2012 has served more than 30,000 tasting. This balance is "very positive" that was released today by members of the organization, as well as restaurants participating in this first route to be held from 5 to 20 May. Today, during a ceremony at the City of Salou, chaired by Mayor Pedro Granados, the Councillor for Trade and Development, Reyes Pino, and the president of the Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs in Salou, Julio Vilaplana , the prizes have been awarded to establishments that have occupied the top three ranking votes. The first prize for best tasting Gastrotour Salou 2012 was given to La Pasión Restaurant, on the tasting of the same name based on a slice of turbot mus cod with pistachio vinaigrette and crunchy shrimp cot. Regarding the second prize, this has been for Le Provencal Restaurant with its tasting "Clouds of May", a whim of rice in squid ink with juicy piece of cheese and leek nest. And finally, the award for the third best tasting Gastrotour Salou 2012 was for La Morera Restaurant with its proposal "artichoke in two textures" with artichokes, Crispin Iberian ham, shitake and its sparkling warm yolk. These results were achieved computed jointly recorded votes through the website and the ballots contained in the various polls. Other establishments have received certificates proving their participation in Salou Gastrotour 2012. The City Council, after congratulating the winners and all participants are very positive initiative and has ensured that these figures are very significant hand in the success which has won the first edition of Gastrotour Salou 2012 and that the organization hopes to increase in future editions. "I congratulate you all for the good work as they get to tasting the 30,000 figure was unthinkable. Think that the food itself is a tourist product that should bid it and why we must continue working together," said Pere Granados, mayor of Salou, in his speech. Meanwhile, M. Pino de los Reyes, Councillor of Commerce and Development stated that "Salou is a place where it is shown that there are large and where professionals can also carry out culinary tourism. This year has left the bar very high and we're very pleased. " Finally, Juli Vilaplana, president of the Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs Salou said that "we proved that we can promote Gastrotour Salou off season and I continue to utilize the synergies that have developed between Council, traders hotel. .. together we must use it to generate dynamic ". Another important underpinning this success of this route is that the web counted in only 15 days, with over 45,000 visitors, this means an average of 3,000 hits a day or so. He has also meant a steady movement to social networks which demonstrates the high degree of interest shown this route tastings. Not only that, the first weekend of the event sold out in many places down, forcing more than 10,000 units to edit this guide path are added to the initial 10,000 units. I have one last fact: The organization expresses its satisfaction with the results and the involvement of people, not only the town but also many surrounding villages who have traveled to Salou during these 15 days.

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