SAN JUAN DE PUERTO RICO
PaellaFest is a worldwide event, Food, Wine, Beer and Spirits, it’s a 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 59 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 Paellafest assistants will be able to taste the paellas, the Authentic and the free choice, that the 30 Contestants will cook in this event.
The selected contestants will have the opportunity to attend a master class of Valencian paella taught by Maestro Paellero and Chef Jesús Melero.
Beer & Wine
With the most complete catalog beer and wines. Mix many tapas, paellas wine and beer in the most exclusive east coast festival.
Music & Dance
Participation of several traditional music and dance groups from Spain
Campi Cortador, is a Spanish Master Ham Cutter, for more than 25 years. He’ll be promoting this fantastic product
Business to Business
We will give the opportunity to companies to offer and expose their products to the attendees.