PaellaFest is a worldwide festival, designed to promote, teach and create awareness about the famous and international paella contest for chefs, associations and restaurants from all over the US, and all the fun elements of a regular festival: music, dance, tapas, beer, wine and much more.
We are teaming up with the “Concurso Internacional de Paella Valenciana en Sueca”, being one of the most reputable gastronomic worldwide tradition event, and the most important if we speak of Paellas since 1961. The winner in the USA PaellaFest will have the honor to compete in the 60th edition from such international prestige event at the village of Sueca in the Valencia province.
Ten years ago, this contest decided to internationalize and promote the celebration of semifinals in different cities and countries around the world, to compete in the final in Sueca, Spain in the month of September. Japan, EEUU, Costa Rica, France, México, Perú, Tasmania and Australia.
In the United States, we will promote contests in many states and cities, to attend the semi-final in Washington DC at the end of May or June, every year. What we intend is to encourage associations of Spaniards, groups of friends, restaurants and chefs, to participate locally and promote our customs and culinary traditions around the world.
WHAT YOU’LL FIND IN PAELLAFEST
ENJOY SPANISH CULTURE AND GASTRONOMY
All attendees at Paellafest will be able to taste the contest paella, the authentic Valencian and the author
paella, prepared on the day of the event by our competing Chefs.
The winning chef of the semifinal will participate in the 60th Final of Concurso Mundial de Paellas de Sueca, Valencia, in September 2020.
The selected contestants will have the opportunity to attend a master class of Valencian paella taught by our jury.
Beer & Wine
The best selection of wines and beers in the region, not forgetting the famous sangria resulting from the combination of other typical drinks.
Music & Dance
We will have the participation of different traditional musical and dance groups in Spain, such as flamenco and the Tuna universitaria.
In Paellafest you will find the best of Spanish cuisine, paella, tapas, Spanish ham omelet and much more. Taste the best traditional Spanish food prepared by local chefs and