Chef Marc Ribas, who has become popular as a presenter of the programs “Cuines” and “Joc de cartes” of TV3, will be responsible for the jury of the popular cooking competition that is carried out within the gastronomic campaign of the Peix de Roca de Poca Begur, organized by the City Council. Ribas replaces Jordi Cruz, who was part of the jury last year, to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the campaign. “We seek the presence of a renowned chef to highlight the contest, let’s not forget about the most homemade cuisine,” recalled the Councilor for Economic Promotion and Tourism, Eugeni Pibernat. The cooking contest, which arrives at the XII edition this year, will take place on May 18, The gastronomic campaign, which begins tomorrow Saturday, and will be presented again by TV3 journalist and presenter Helena Garcia Melero, It will close on June 2 and has a dozen restaurants in the municipality. In addition, the campaign will include a children’s workshop Peix de Roca, a gastronomic film session, an art exhibition and an excursion to get to know the ratafia plants and the popular rockfish rice dish.
Marc Ribas was born in Girona in 1976. But he soon moved with his family to Ourense and later to Sabadell, where he lived for 20 years. He studied Fine Arts and on weekends worked in the hospitality industry to earn a living. In the end he became passionate about cooking and made it his profession. Although he has not studied gastronomy, he devotes himself professionally, contributing his creativity to dozens of restaurants, among which are Can Ferran, Vitrium, Capritx and Matís. He is also passionate acheter nandrolone decanoate about bodybuilding, appearing in the 2004 European Championship.
In 2016, her career took a turn when she became the chef of the TV3 program “Cuines”. And a year later he premiered on the same television program “Card Game”, as a presenter. In addition, Catalan television chose him for the New Year’s Eve bells of 2018/2019. In 2018, she also published her first culinary book, “Brutal. The recipes of Marc Ribas ”.
The restaurants participating in this 21st edition are Cal Bandarra, Carbó Restaurant, Casa Juanita, Different, Galena-Mas Comangau, Hostal Sa Rascassa, Hostal Sa Tuna, Hotel Aigua Blava, Hotel Sa Punta, La Cuina …, Taverna Son Molas and Toc al Tue In the campaign, as it has been doing since the beginning, in 1997, each restaurant offers its own menu based on rock fish. The price ranges from 37.5 to 77 euros.
Helena Garcia Melero will be the third year to present the begurenc gastronomic campaign, which this year coincides with the fifth edition of Begur en Flor, organized by the Begur Trade and Tourism Association, with the involvement of the City Council. The presentation ceremony will end, as always, with a tasting of rock fish tastings prepared by the participating establishments, accompanied by a glass of Peralada cava. In order to taste the tastings, you must purchase the tickets.
The awards ceremony for the 11th edition of the campaign showcase contest will also take place during the popular cooking contest. As last year, there will be a raffle among participants in the gastronomic campaign for a boat ride along the Begurenco coast. The walk will take place on Sunday, June 9, the week after Begur Sotaigua, which organizes the tourist association on June 1 and 2, and includes underwater and aquatic activities, cinema, talks, talks, colloquiums, scuba diving …