Madridfusión 2012 -The International Gastronomy Summit

Madridfusion, the highly influential three-day gastronomic conference,brings together elite chefs and experts in the culinary field to discuss avant-garde trends, the evolution of tastes and new Spanish food habits.

At the Palacio de Congresos de Madrid, Spain, the latest culinary creations are launched, new ingredients are discovered and styles, trends and products are merged together. Fusion, deconstruction and globalization are the watchwords of the summit, which turns Madrid into the world capital of gastronomy.

A number of heavyweight Spanish chefs including  Ferran Adrià, Sergi Arola, Juan Mari, Elena Arzak will be attending  demonstrating their secrets with Spanish food, debating the state of gastronomy today, and even dishing up a few specialties!

The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) also participates at Madridfusión through the Foods From Spain and Wines From Spain program, promoting Spain’s wealth of good food and wine to the international press. ICEX also uses this summit to unveil its Young Chef’s Culinary Scholarship in Spain.

Among other things, Madrid is home to such delights as El Prado Museum,San Miguel Market and some of the best tapas bars in Spain… and that´s only the beginning.  If you would like to explore the city with Gourmand Breaks we offer a combined Gourmet & Historical Tour  of Madrid with your very own expert private guide to take you off the beaten track and into a world of discovery!