8th City of Valladolid National Pinchos and Tapas Competition logo
Every autumn, the city of Valladolid in Castile and León becomes the world capital of tapas. During 7, 8 and 9 November, over 60 chefs will be competing for the coveted award at the third international and seventh national event of this famous competition.
The fixture is a unique opportunity for all food lovers wanting to travel to Valladolid and enjoy the atmosphere in a city where tapas and pinchos reign supreme. There will be chances to try a unique range of food everywhere in the city.
This year’s jury will be presided over by prestigious restaurateur Albert Adrià , and, as with other years, the winner will take home a cash prize of 6,000 Euros. The participating tapas, prepared by sixty chefs from all over Spain, must have a cost of 1.20 Euros or less,. They will be available for the public to try in different bars and restaurants all over the city during the Semana de Tapa, which will take place in Valladolid from November 5-11, 2012.