PLAYAS DE ROSARITO.- With restaurants from Tecate, Ensenada, Tijuana and Playas de Rosarito, this Sunday the "Fish and Seafood Festival" will be held, with the support of the Secretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SEPESCA), led by Alma Rosa Garcia Juarez.
This is the 31st edition promoted by the National Chamber of the Seasoned Food Industry (CANIRAC) in Baja California, chaired by Alan Bautista, and will take place at the “Rosarito Beach” Hotel, from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. hours.
The head of SEPESCA commented that these actions seek to promote sustainable economic development, encouraging the trade of fish and shellfish through their consumption, in compliance with the commitments of the Governor Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda.
García Juárez indicated that, in this event, SEPESCA supports CANIRAC of Baja California, to show the best of gastronomy, with the integration of 20 fish and aquaculture producers and 20 restaurants.
"Each team will propose a dish made from fish and shellfish from the region, which attendees will be able to taste and then vote to choose the best recipe for the festival," she said.
She added that the event also has the support of the State Tourism Secretariat (SECTURE), in charge of Miguel Aguiñaga Rodríguez, as well as the Baja Seafood Expo Board, directed by Celina Domínguez García.
Craft beer producers and wine companies from Valle de Guadalupe will also participate in this festival, and there will be cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs.
The producers that joined this culinary festival are Aqua Terra, Nakato, Alto Golfo, Baja Queen, Pesca Fina, Baja Aonori, Pesquera Miramar, ABC Marine Products, Punta Canoas, National Abalone Fishermen.
Likewise, Baja Shellfish Farms, Baja Cavala, Balandra, Jimnar, Agrimar and León del Pacífico, among others.
From the restaurants, Galeón, Puerto Nuevo, Peregrino, Chabert's, Olaya's, La Ensenada, La Casa de la Lobster, La Cevichería, La Corriente, Seki, Collective Surf, Las Rocas, Saverios's, 'Emat, X Acua, El Caimán, will participate. Travel And Grill, Tacosteño, El Albergue and Cempoalli