Carlos Mazón highlights the support of the Council so that the gastronomic offer of the Valencian Community continues to be a benchmark in quality, innovation and wealth creation
The president of the Generalitat, Carlos Mazón, has offered the support of the Council so that the gastronomic offer of the Valencian Community continues to be a benchmark in terms of quality, innovation and generation of economic activity.
The head of the Council attended the opening of the Alacant Gastronòmica culinary contest, an international reference in the sector, which takes place until next Monday at the Alacantina Fair Institution and where more than a hundred Michelin stars and Repsol alone are cited.
Carlos Mazón has emphasized that it is an "honour" to visit as president a competition that he promoted and supported, from his previous responsibilities at the head of the Provincial Council of Alicante, and has defined Alicante Gastronomica as "the best embassy" and the "best presentation letter" of the prestige of the gastronomy of the Valencian Community.
Alacant Gastronòmica has managed to consolidate itself as a "world showcase" of the "good work" of hospitality, catering and the tourism sector in general, pointed out the president, who has committed to "continue breathing air into a sector that a lot has gone wrong, which has shown the ability to get back on its feet from quality, from innovation, from resilience and from the spirit of offering the world things, which are many and good , which we are able to do here".
Mazón indicated that, thanks to the collaboration between the Chamber of Commerce, the Provincial Council and all the organizers, the culinary event has managed to consolidate itself as a "springboard", a "world showcase" of gastronomy, which has made it possible , at the same time, "break a spear - he said - for our restaurants, our producers, our winemakers, our wineries and our product".
"This means gross domestic product, this means help to the hospitality industry and the tourism sector in general and this means income, economic activity and, therefore, more and better possibilities for social cohesion", said the top official of the Valencian Government. 2023 edition
With the slogan 'Mediterranean soul', the 2023 edition of this event welcomes more than 250 exhibitors in 36,000 square meters of space, two tasting and pairing rooms, 180 presentations and workshops, and 15 professional competitions.
The Generalitat, through Turisme Comunitat Valenciana, participates in this edition with its own stand of 255 square meters in which, under the umbrella brand 'L'Exquisit Mediterrani-Comunitat Valenciana', it accommodates companies, professionals and destinations for to the joint promotion of the tourist and gastronomic offer of the Valencian Community.
Carlos Mazón has made a tour of different exhibitors and, among other activities, he has visited the El Millor de la Gastronomia space, with chef Susi Díaz, and witnessed a cooking show at the Assaboreix Costa Blanca stand.
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