Gastronomy and tourism go hand in hand at the Festival 'Degustho’ Huercal-Overa

cartel Degustho 2016.

cartel Degustho 2016.
cartel Degustho 2016.

The Food Festival 'Degustho’ celebrates its fifth edition in the Sports Pavilion Huércal-Overa, with a full program of lectures, cooking workshops and activities for the little ones.

This year, Poster Festival 'Degustho’ It is loaded with top chefs, Paco Torreblanca, who will speak on Saturday, to 18,00 hours, on 'Creativity and art in pastry', the Susi Diaz, chef of Restaurant 'La Finca', a Michelin Star, and sworn Top Chef, whose paper will also be on Saturday, to 20,00 hours, in the tent empowered to do so within the festival site.

Gastronomy and tourism go hand in hand at the Festival 'Degustho’ Huercal-Overa (Almería)
The other renowned chefs who will participate in the fifth edition of 'Degustho Almería’ They are Angel Leon, Restaurante 'Aponiente', two Michelin stars, Diego Gallegos, the Restaurant 'El Sollo', awarded a Michelin Star, and Jose Alvarez, Restaurante 'La Costa', Almerimar, and another Michelin star under his belt. Diego Gallegos conferences and Angel Leon will be on Sunday, starting at 12,20 hours, and discuss fluvial cuisine and seafood, while Jose Alvarez closed the talks on Friday 15, talking about the Andalusian food products.

Also, will impart papers within the Festival 'Degustho’ Almeria and Murcia chefs, Antonio Carmona, Juan Moreno, Antonio Gázquez or David López. Friday morning papers have been prepared for schools visiting the fair, in which they talk about nutrition, health and sport nutritionist Spanish Football Team, Antonio Escribano, and former footballer, Héctor Berenguel.

The Mini-chefs competition, which will take place between days 16 and 17 April, It is the other attraction of 'Degustho', aimed at children between 4 and 12 years old, who will demonstrate their culinary skills before a jury of Angel Leon, Diego Gallegos, David Lopez and Mariela Pérez. The competition is divided into two phases, the first limited to 100 sleeps, for which registration is required before 13 April, with a cost of 5 euros, and will the 20 Chefs will advance to the finals day 17. The only requirement for Mini-chefs participating in the competition is to be cooking their dishes with products from Almeria.

One of the novelties of this edition will be the delivery of the Awards 'Degustho 2016', recognize the work and the work of the people participating in the festival and, according to the Councilor for Employment, Trade and Tourism Huércal-Overa, Monica Navarro, is “They want to keep for each year of the festival”.

Awards' Degustho’ Friday will be delivered 15, to 20,00 hours, tent in the festival, and, this time, They fall on Antonio Gázquez, for his career, Juan Moreno, for its bold cuisine, and Alberto Hernando, partner of the festival since its inception. Also, the company will award to Bodegas 'La Purisima', and chef Jose Alvarez receive the award Estrella.

As explained Councilwoman Huércal-Overa, Monica Navarro, Festival 'Degustho’ will have “16 workshops and more than 27 papers, among children and adults”. To participate in the workshops, each with a cost of 5 euros, You are required prior registration, and it has offered a bonus, with a cost of 25 euros, which allows its owner to participate in six workshops of the fair.