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The president of the Spanish Academy of Gastronomy, Rafael Anson, open the II Sabor Salou

The president of the Spanish Academy of Gastronomy, Rafael Anson, open the II Sabor Salou

Salou. Costa Dorada. March 7th, 2012. On Friday 16 March 2012 at 6 pm will open the second edition of the culinary event "Taste Salou" the hand of Rafael Anson, president of the Spanish Academy of Gastronomy. After that last year was the chef Sergi Arola the charge to kick off this initiative, this year Anson did not want to decline the invitation and attend the council, together with Pere Granados, mayor of Salou, and M. Jose Rodriguez, Deputy Councillor for Citizen Participation, as well as with the other authorities present at the opening ceremony of the second and subsequent tour of all the stands. Surpassed all expectations "Taste Salou (Sabor Salou)" event is an 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. "We want to stimulate our economy and therefore add to the tourist look. In Salou have great restaurants and great shops and promoting them is our challenge. In this work, "said Peter Granados, mayor of Salou, during the press conference of presentation of this event. For three days from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 March, 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 in Salou. "For three days, which share space, visitors can enjoy the cuisine of the restaurants in our town. If last year because they wanted to join this year have an even more important to support  "Taste Salou", "said M. Jose Rodriguez, Councillor for Citizen Participation. In this second edition we have the participation of over fifty stands confirmed to date. And it is expected that within the next 12 days until Monday when it closed the registration of exhibitors, the figure may still increase. 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. Pack tasting and other activities "Taste Salou" will open on Friday, March 16 from 5 pm until 10 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 8 the evening. 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. This way, visitors can savor the various offers in more than 50 stands will be present. In addition, there will also be installed on a central hall there will be several free activities such as pairing, wine tasting and tea, making Gin Tonic Menu workshops, informative talks, cooking demonstrations, etc.. Visitors will find all information about it - times, brief description of the activity, capacity, etc. - The program that he will hand in hand to buy the "tasting pack" and the web www.saborsalou.com. These activities are free but advance registration is 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 inscriptions, also free, can be made through the website of Taste Salou. So far, the activities planned are: - Wine Tasting of wines and champagnes Nulles - Adernats - Taste of oil, La Boella - Tasting of oils Aceites Vizcántar - Wine tasting Montsant - Tasting Caves Xamós - Tasting teas Amarachai - Workshop production of Gin Tonic Menu by Wykregal - Workshop on innovation for professional cocktail by Wkyregal (only) - Workshop on Innovation and tradition in the kitchen by SIRC (only) 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. So, we will also be attended by the casteller The Global, the Stick Dance, Atavaladors batucada group, giants, and Morena. Photo contest and sweepstakes San Miguel In addition, to buy "tasting pack" the audience at the event may participate in a raffle for various products. 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 contest rules are available on the official website of the fair.

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