Santa Eulalia, which was dethroned as patron of Barcelona by La Mercè, also has its festivals in the city. Nowadays Santa Eulalia is co-patron of Barcelona (in fact the Cathedral is called Cathedral of Santa Creu i Santa Eulalia ), but as you know the biggest party in town is celebrated in honor of the Mare…
A few days before the 2014 Tourism Exhibition begins, Alimentaria 2014 will be held in Barcelona. It is a highlight event for industry professionals in food and beverage. Alimentaria 2014 will be held from March 31 to April 3 at the Gran Via space of Fira de Barcelona. It is one of the most important feeding meeting of the world.
Alimentaria 2014 will have 14 specialized classrooms with the latest in feed industry: wine, meat, oil restoration, beverages, sweets, organic products, and expand into new supply sub-sectors such as cocktails, bakery or pizza and pasta.
In Alimentaria 2014 will have more than 3,800 companies from 40 countries. Also this year the organization has doubled efforts to attract buyers from around the world, especially Asia, United States and Latin America and Europe.
More than 50 chefs with Michellin stars in Alimentaria 2014.
One of the highlights of this edition will be Alimentaria Experience. It will be a culinary show that will bring together 50 chefs numbering more than 50 Michelin stars, among which are Juan Mari Arzak, Carme Ruscalleda, Quique Dacosta or Pedro Subijana , among others.
Visitors can enjoy watching cooking some of the best chefs in the world in a space for groups of 18 people, taste their creations and participate in an interactive workshop.
Wine, cheese and Japanese food.
Top 50 wines of the moment may be tasted in Vinorum space. Also, there will be space for oils (like every year) and in the Bar Gourmet Olive Oils you can taste a hundred of the best extra virgin olive oils. He could not either miss the cheese, the exhibition “Spain, the land of 100 cheeses” review the Spanish cheese production in the last 20 years.
Japanese cuisine will also be one of the stars of Alimentaria 2014 as we are in the Spain-Japan Year, commemorating the 400th anniversary of relations between both countries and highlights the debate on Mediterranean and Japanese cuisine by Carme Ruscalleda and Keisuke Matsushima.
Accommodation for Alimentaria 2014: hotels, B&B…
Are you one of the food professionals that come from visitor or exhibitor Alimentaria 2014? The chain Barcelona City Hotels offers great prices on all its accommodation: try to visit the sites of Barcelona City Centre, Barcelona City Hotel (Hotel Universal) or Barcelona City Seven and revises its special offers.
You can also visit the corporate website of Barcelona City Hotels and discover 8 accommodation of the chain that allows sleep during Alimentaria 2014 (hotels, hostels, apartments, …).
More information about ALIMENTARIA: www.alimentaria-bcn.com
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Licenciada en Periodismo y enamorada de Barcelona desde 1986. Disfruto escribiendo posts y haciendo fotos de mi ciudad natal para BCN City Hotels, tarea que combino con la comunicación y el marketing online y que me mantienen siempre hiper-conectada a Internet.
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