#FOURNews | Ritz-Carlton Abama to host Michelin Guide Spain & Portugal awards

15 Sep 2017
2 min read

The Ritz-Carlton, Abama, the bastion of chic on the Canary Island of Tenerife has been selected as the venue of choice for the official announcement of the 2018 Michelin guide to Spain & Portugal. The highly-anticipated awards ceremony and gala will take place on the 22nd November 2017, receiving the crème of the region’s chefs, national and international media and food critics.  

 With a global reputation for gastronomic excellence, the resort will play host to the Michelin guide’s gala with a decadent feast co-ordinated by Executive Chef Erlantz Gorostiza of The Ritz-Carlton, Abama’s world-renowned M.B restaurant. The event, supported by the eight Michelin-star founder of M.B. chef Martín Berasategui, along with Ricardo Sanz of the cult Japanese fusion restaurant Kabuki, and the respective award-winning Abama Kabuki, will see a menu showcasing the delights of Tenerife’s Michelin gastronomy. Industry guests, by invitation, will enjoy creations from Tenerife’s Michelin accredited restaurants including Martin Berasategui’s M.B., Chef Daniel Franco’s creative fusions at Abama Kabuki, El Rincón de Juan Carlos, and Kazan in Santa Cruz.

 This established culinary event for the regions of Spain and Portugal, this year marks Michelin’s celebration of tourism and quality gastronomy on the Canary Island of Tenerife, which welcomes an incredible 5.5 million international visitors annually. Tenerife’s impressive landscapes at the foot of Mount Teide echo a myriad of colours and textures which are reflected in its gastronomy, with its cuisine embracing flavours from the land to the sea. The islands stable of award-winning chefs and restaurants work with an abundance of exceptional local produce, harnessing the essence of the region’s traditional recipes and reinventing with true creative genius. Tenerife is the only island in the Canarian archipelago with five stars in the Michelin guide.

Celebrated by sun-chasing epicureans since its launch, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama has long been hailed as one of the globe’s most delightfully surprising destinations when it comes to gastronomy. Tucked away in Guia de Isora on the south west coast of Tenerife, the glamorous European resort continues to deliver with exceptional culinary developments and new openings from its stable of Michelin chefs, making a dream destination for foodies year-round. With a mouth-watering selection of 10 restaurants, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama constantly strives for culinary perfection. 

A Moorish-design paradise, offers luxurious suites from citadel hideaways for adults and families, to adults-only private villas complete with pool butlers. A private beach accessed by cable car against a volcanic backdrop, infinity pools in its sub-tropical gardens, award-winning spa, Ritz Kids Club, championship golf course and Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, are just some of the resort’s treasures ready to be enjoyed.


For more information visit www.ritzcarlton.com/abama