Masterchef promotes Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy 2016

Within the framework of Catalonia, European Region of Gastronomy 2016, the Catalan Tourist Board has declared 2016 the Year of Gastronomy and wine tourism as an opportunity to focus promotional efforts in tourism Catalonia through generic and specific actions related to the experiences of wine and culinary tourism.   One of the highlights is the collaboration with Masterchef program that is the most watched gastronomy programme on Spanish television and that will allow Catalonia to project local Catalan cuisine nationally.   IGCAT was invited to participate in the filming of one of the programs as a guest.  The filming took place in the famous Montserrat on 24 February and will be televised in March with the aim of giving more visibility to the gastronomy sector in Catalonia.  The presenter Eva González took time out from shooting to learn more about the European Region of Gastronomy, in conversation with Diane Dodd, Executive Director of IGCAT.