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The 25th anniversary of the Gastronomic Congress of San Sebastian celebrates the remarkable gastronomy from the region, as well as food and drink from much further afield.

Its irresistible charm lies in the diverse array of delectable culinary treasures that are sure to tantalize even the most discerning palate.

Discover a comprehensive guide to the esteemed Gastronomic Congress of San Sebastián.

Delve into valuable insights and intricate details about this prestigious event. If you're lucky enough to be attending, why not book some food and drink experiences in San Sebastian?

Where is the Gastronomic Congress of San Sebastián?

This event will be held in the beautiful location of Gipuzkoa, San Sebastian at the iconic Kursaal Congress Centre.

Contact details as follow:

Address: Zurriola Hiribidea, 1, 20002 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Telephone: +34 943003000
E-mail: [email protected]

History of the Gastronomic Congress of San Sebastián

25 years ago, a culinary revolution in Spanish gastronomy changed the food world. It birthed innovative gastronomy, reshaped traditional recipes, reimagined classic dishes, and revolutionized culinary techniques. The result? Chefs from around the world gather to share knowledge and latest achievements at this amazing event.

What happens at the Gastronomic Congress of San Sebastián

Over 3 days, the congress will unite renowned Spanish chefs and distinguished global guests. From Plaza Athenee to Mere, the event will delve into the concept of travel and offer a unique chance to learn from top culinary minds.

The event offers exhibitors a platform to showcase products, network with industry professionals, and visitors a chance to sample Spanish cuisine and learn from experts.

Who are the Guest Speakers at this Year's Event?

Don't miss this culinary event with renowned chefs like Rasmus Munk, creator of Denmark's "holistic cuisine". René Redzepi, the visionary behind New Nordic Cuisine and José Andrés, the esteemed ambassador of Spanish cuisine in the US are also in attendance.

Then there's the talented Leonor Espinosa, showcasing the rich culinary traditions of Colombia. Yoshihiro Narisawa - a pioneer of sustainable cuisine and owner of Japan's top restaurant. Matthew Lightner is on hand to talk about revolutionizing Oregon cuisine with avant-garde techniques, as well as Alex Atala, one of Latin America's leading chefs.

Tribute to Unique Careers and Special Honours List

This special edition also recognizes three important individuals. The Homage Award will be given to Ferran Adrià, the Spanish chef who revolutionized gastronomy and was the chef of the renowned restaurant "El Bulli".

Jancis Robinson, the most influential woman in the wine industry for 40 years, will receive the 25th anniversary "Gueridón de Oro" award. Additionally, Raphael Garcia Santos will be honoured with the Pau Albornà i Torras Journalism Award for his expertise in gastronomic criticism.

Food and Drink Experiences in San Sebastian for October 2023

Experience an exquisite culinary delight at the eagerly awaited Gastronomic Congress of San Sebastián, taking place from 9th - 11th October 2023. Looking for even more inspiration during your visit? Book one of our food and drink experiences or contact tabl. via our live, online chat.

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