Considered one of the leading gastronomy gatherings in the world,Madrid Fusión Manila is back for it’s second edition. The culinary festival will return to the Philipines on April 7-9for it’s 2016 instalment and with an even greater list of top gastronomic talent from around the world.
Theculinary event draws world’s top chefs and food enthusiasts who want to indulge in Spain’s first and only Asian edition of its top culinary event. Celebrated annually in Madrid since 2003, this year’s Asian edition will be heldat the SMX Convention Center of the SM Mall of Asia Complex, theMFM 2016 will feature an International Gastronomy Congress discussing the theme, “The Manila Galleon: East Meets West.” The panel will feature the world’s most acclaimed chefs, including: Joan Roca, El Cellar de Can Roca (No.1 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list) Dani Garcia, Bibo Andalussian Brasserie and Tapas Jose Andres, Minibar Ricard Camarena, Ricard Camarena Angel Leon, Aponiente Jordi Butron, EpaiSucre Michael Voltaggio, Ink. Yoshihiro Narisawa, Les Creations de Narisawa Restaurant Virgilio Martinez, Central Restaurante (No.1 on Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list) Michael Aspiras, Scout’s Honor Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, Purple Yam Myke Sarthou, Alab, Kevin Cherkas of Cuca Leah Cohen, Pig & Khao Paul Qui, Qui David Thompson, Nahm Nurdin Topham, Nur Jungsik Yim, Jungsik Enrique Olvera, Pujol and Jorge Vallejo, Quintonil.
MFM 2016 will also have a Trade Expo showcasing gourmet products, unique ingredients and regional delicacies from the Philippines, Spain, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Trade visitors enter the Trade Expo for free. Alongside Madrid Fusión Manila is the month-long Flavors of the Philippines Festival that features food-related activities all over the Philippines from food tours, exhibits and gourmet markets to special dinners with celebrity chefs, food trips and hotel food festivals.