The best tapas in Barcelona – Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017

The last Hotel Tapa Tour edition was a success, for this reason next May the Hotel Tapa Tour will return to Barcelona to celebrate its second edition from 4 to 14 May 2017.

During 10 days you will can enjoy the best hotels 4 and 5 stars in Barcelona and taste its gastronomy made tapas with a glass of wine or cava.

Each hotel in Barcelona will offer two tapas. One tapa to contest that will be judged by a jury, the second one will be a solidarity tapa whose benefits will be destined to a good cause. In addition, the public can vote for their favorite tapas.

There will be 9 routes: La Rambla, Urquinaona, Poble Sec-Sants, Poblenou, Gran Vía, Marítima, Zona Alta de Barcelona, Eixample Izquierda and Eixample Derecha.  The hotel Hesperia Tower will be out of route.

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

The two urban hotels in Barcelona (Barcelona Princess & Negresco Princess) of the chain Princess Hotels & Resorts will participate in the Hotel Tapa Tour 2017. And not only that, in addition the chefs of both hotels have accepted the challenge of this edition

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

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From Barcelona to the Pyrenees – Congress of the product and gastronomy of the Pyrenees

Pedro, Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, will leave Barcelona for a few days to attend Congreso del producto y la gastronomía de los Pirineos  (Congress of the product and gastronomy of the Pyrenees).

This congress will be held from 18 to 21 March at the Palacio de Congresos in Huesca. More than a congress will be a space to share experiences among restuarant business, the food industry, chefs, wine experts, foodies and in general for the lovers of the gastronomy.

There will be renowned figures of gastronomy,for example Alberto Ferruz, chef of the BonAmb restaurant in Alicante, Charo Val, chef of La Alacena del Gourmet Catering & Events, from Ibiza; Guy Espagnacq, chef of the restaurant Le Petit Gourmand in Tarbes; Óscar García, chef of the Baluarte restaurant in Soria, Guillermo Cruz and Ramón Perisé Moré, sommelier and cook of the Restaurant Mugaritz in Rentería; Manuel Godet, chef of the restaurant L’Impreinte in Tarbes; Ricardo Sanz, chef of the restaurant Kabuki in Madrid and from Barcelona, Pedro Montolio, chef of the Barcelona Princess Hotel.

David Bourg & Pedro Montolio at The Gyma Bar, Hotel Barcelona Pirncess

David Bourg & Pedro Montolio at The Gyma Bar, Hotel Barcelona Pirncess

Pedro Montolio and David Bourg were winners of the first semifinal of Barcelona of the CCA and they will be in the final of the 7th edition of this contest Concurso Cocinero del Año  – CCA (Best Chef of the Year) but on Tuesday, March 21 they will be attend at the presentation and show cooking “La cocina de la trufa negra de Huesca” (The cuisine of the Black truffle in Huesca) where they will prepare three delicious tapas with truffle of Huesca as ingredient.

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Pedro Montolio, Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, nominated for Best Chef of the Year (CCA)

Next 30th November will be held the first round of the 7th Concurso Cocinero del Año, where Pedro Montolio Peiro, Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, will participate along with 13 other participants; eight cooks and five waiters from different autonomous communities of Spain.

Pedro Montolio - Hotel Barcelona Princess

Pedro Montolio – Hotel Barcelona Princess

This gastronomic contest directed to professional chefs and organized by Caterdata Group will be chaired by Martín Berasategui and vice presided by Jordi Cruz during the four semifinals.

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Pool Bar Terrace presentation from the Hotel Negresco Princess

The terrace of the Hotel Negresco Princess became the best scenario for the presentation of the mythical bar Boadas.

The iconic round bar, in which Miquel Boadas prepared his famous cocktails at Bar Canaletas, comes out with a flawless replica to be present at the best events and parties in Barcelona.

Barra Boadas - Hotel Negresco Princess

Barra Boadas – Hotel Negresco Princess

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Extend your summer in Barcelona

In Barcelona the sun is shining and this September if you fancy a plunge, a bite or a drink outside on a sunny day, the terrace “La Terrazza” will let you enjoy of the last days of summer in Barcelona.

After a day on the beach, sightseeing in La Rambla, visit the Gaudi architecture or historical sites. Take a dip in the infinity pool on the rooftop of the Hotel Negresco Princess with breathtaking views of Barcelona.

La Terrazza - Hotel Negresco Princess - Barcelona

La Terrazza – Hotel Negresco Princess – Barcelona

At the seventh floor of this hotel in the center of Barcelona, you also find a cozy space where you can dine on their gastronomic offerings such as Iberian cold meats, Guacamole with tortilla chips and micro-salad garnish, Vegetarian focaccia or a delicious crispy white chocolate and curry treats.

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