Santa Cruz promotes the attractions of Anaga on the first day of GastroCanarias
Santa Cruz has promoted Anaga on the first day of the VI Salón Gastronómico de Canarias – GastroCanarias, which is being held at the fairgrounds of the capital of Tenerife, “highlighting many cultural, leisure and catering attractions that the Biosphere Reserve has”, as explained today the ninth deputy mayor and councilman of Economic Promotion, Alfonso Cabello.
“Thanks to the conferences, showcookings and tastings that have taken place at the stand of the Development Society in the framework of this Gastronomic Show, we have been able to make known how much and how good Anaga has,” said the councilman.
The capital’s activity in GastroCanarias began with the presentation of the product club ‘Degusta Santa Cruz’, which currently has almost 200 establishments in the capital registered in this initiative, and continued with the conference ‘Anaga treasure of the Biosphere’, by geographer Aarón Rodríguez González. Likewise, Pedro Simancas, from RústiKo bakery, and Pedro Baussou, from Agüita cerveza Artesanal explained in a lively talk the different types of beer and artisanal bread that they make thanks to the union of Cerveza Agüita and RústiKo bakery. In addition, the Gastrotienda La Gangochera offered a wide tasting of Anaga products such as bread, cheese, wine, gofio and honeys, among others.
The day will continue this afternoon, from 16:00 hours, with the presentation of the “Cocinas de Santa Cruz” collective; the colloquium between Domingo Ríos, Pedro Millán and Luján González entitled ‘Anaga-Territorio de Oportunidades’; and the showcooking ‘Cocinas de Santa Cruz’ with Marcos Tavío, from the Aborigen restaurant.
The stand of the Development Society, located from 501 to 506, at the VI Salón Gastronómico de Canarias – GastroCanarias, also has a tourist information point and provides the services of the Development Society’s Placement Agency.
The program at the stand of Santa Cruz will continue this Wednesday with the talk ‘Sustainable urban gardens of Santa Cruz’ by the Urban Garden Toscal, the Ecological Urban Garden Añaza and the Agroecological and Cultural Association La Alegría de la Huerta; the showcooking ‘Kitchens of Santa Cruz’, with Pablo Amigó of Noi Restaurant; the round table ‘Hotel Gastronomy’ with representatives of Hotel Silken Atlantica and Hotel Escuela de Santa Cruz; the round table ‘Chefs committed to the territory’ with Alberto González from Restaurant San Sebastián 57, Carlos Villar from Restaurant La Posada del Pez, Marcos Tavío from Restaurant Aborigen, Nacho Solana from Solana Gourmet and Pablo Amigó from Restaurant Noi; and which will conclude with the showcooking ‘Kitchens of Santa Cruz’ by Carlos Villar from La Posada del Pez.
On Thursday there will be the conference ‘Eco dining rooms of Santa Cruz’ by the working team of the ICCA’s own program of eco dining rooms; the showcooking ‘Kitchens of Santa Cruz’ with Nacho Solana of Restaurante Solana; the talk ‘Healthy is the new sexy’ with La Gangochera de Anaga through Gastrotienda Cruz del Carmen and Panza Burro; a networking with producers with the participation of Miel de Taganana; the round table ‘Service – building the storytelling of the gastronomic experience of Santa Cruz’ with the presence of Érika Sanz from Restaurante Solana, Manuel Crusellas from Restaurante Kazan, Julián Quintero, teacher IES La Candelaria and Mayi Juárez, from Simple Culinaria; and will conclude with the showcooking ‘Cocinas de Santa Cruz’ with Alberto González Margallo from the restaurant San Sebastián 57.
The promotion of products of the capital is carried out within the framework of the project ‘Degusta Santa Cruz’, of which almost 200 establishments of the capital located in the five districts are part. This project, launched by the Development Company in May 2018, can be visited on the website. www.degustasantacruz.com where you can consult a gastronomic map where you can see all the participating establishments and search by type of cuisine, type of establishment and price, as well as create gastronomic plans.
‘Taste Santa Cruz. Generation of tourism products of Gastronomy in Santa Cruz de Tenerife’ has the financial support of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports, through the grant to support the creation of Tourism Products in Local Corporations of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands.</p[/vc_column_text][/container][vc_column_text]Tastings of products from the Anaga Massif and several conferences on its tourist potential were the focus of the first day of the fair.