Finalists in the Dénia Red Shrimp Cooking Contest!

We are very pleased. We have been selected as finalists of the
VIII Creative Cooking of the Red Prawn of Denia.


The Queen Red Shrimp
Pre Jury of the VIII Cocina Creativa de La Gamba Roja de Dénia| Photo: AEHTMA


The prejudiced.

The contest met this Wednesday to choose the eight finalists who will compete in the eighth edition of the International Creative Cooking Competition of the Red Prawn of Denia.

Our chef.

Ismael Bilbao, will participate in the final of the International Creative Cooking Competition of the Red Prawn of Denia to be held on March 5. This culinary contest, with Ismael Bilbao, will once again have a local representative.

Ismael Bilbao.

He will compete against seven other rivals who will fight to take over from Bruno Ruiz, also from Dianna, who was the winner of the last edition.

Our dish of the Red Shrimp of Denia
Ismael Bilbao, our chef. | Photo: www.samarucdenia.com

Among the other finalists are two chefs who are trying their luck again. They are Juan Carlos Reyes Moreno, from ABaC Restaurant in Barcelona, which belongs to the three Michelin-starred Jordi Cruz, who last year finished second; and Álex Primo Robles, from Cyrus DAD in Puerto de Sagunto, who finished third.

 

The other chefs in the competition will be Daniel Mesa Martín, from Aparthotel Nautilus in Arona (Tenerife); Mª Teresa and Gicelia Salado y Dos Santos, from Centro de Formación CdT (Alicante); Adrián Merenciano Camacho, from Flote Restaurante (Castellón de la Plana); Micaela Maidana Ruiz, from El Nou Embolic Gastrobar (Pinoso); Alejandro Serrano Delgado, from Restaurante Alejandro in Miranda de Ebro (Madrid); Micaela Maidana Ruiz, from El Nou Embolic Gastrobar (Pinoso); Micaela Maidana Ruiz, from El Nou Embolic Gastrobar (Pinoso); and Alejandro Serrano Delgado, from Restaurante Alejandro in Miranda de Ebro (Madrid).

 

The members of the pre-jury in charge of selecting the 8 finalists who this year will demonstrate their culinary skills were: Rafa Soler Chef, director of the competition; Diego Mena, manager of Restaurante Mena Dénia; Evarist Miralles, teacher and chef of the restaurant Nou Cavall Verd (Vall de Laguar); Sergio Box, head chef of the restaurant La Perla (Xàbia); José Manuel López, from Peix i Brases restaurant (Dénia); Bruno Ruiz, chef at Bruno Ruiz Aticcook restaurant (Dénia); Fernando González, chef and manager of Grupo El Raset (Dénia) and Fernandino Bernardi, chef at Oro Bianco restaurant (Calpe).

From here, we would like to thank everyone for such recognition, we feel very proud. THANK YOU!!!