«Senses & Traditions» receives 1st Gastronomy Festival – Mediterranean Diet

The event «Sentidos & Tradições» promoted by the School of Hotel and Tourism of the Algarve, will host, this year, the […]

Algarve Hotel and Tourism SchoolThe event «Sentidos & Tradições» promoted by the School of Hotel and Tourism of the Algarve, will host, this year, the 1st Gastronomic Festival dedicated to the Mediterranean Diet. The initiative is the result of a partnership between EHTA and CCDR and will take place on May 22nd, in the school's cloisters, in Faro.

It's the right place to discover the most genuine things there is and what is done in the Algarve.

«Sentidos & Tradições» has become a true window to an original and traditional Algarve, sometimes forgotten and inaccessible. From gastronomy, to music, passing through handicrafts, goods and services, this is an event that allows you to take a 'journey' through the region, in an authentic appeal to the senses.

The event is organized by the Hotel Management – ​​Restaurants and Beverages class – 2nd semester and the rest of the school community, and its main objective is to encourage students to put into practice the skills acquired throughout the school year.

The event also represents a unique opportunity for artisans, creatives and regional entrepreneurs to promote their products and services, exchange knowledge and experiences, knowing from the outset that hundreds of people visit this event looking for precisely that genuine Algarve.

In this way, the fair contributes to the dynamization of the local market, helping the visibility of these small producers.

In recognition of the prestige achieved by «Senses and Traditions», in this 5th edition, the Coordination Committee of the Algarve Region and EHTA established a partnership, with a view to holding the 1st Mediterranean Diet Festival within the scope of the fair's programme.

This year, «Senses and Traditions» gains an innovative concept, with the highlight being the Mediterranean cuisine competition with the participation, in the jury, of Michellin-starred chefs, table decoration exhibition, the exhibition innovative regional products and the Innovation Space, where it will be possible to taste regional products made in an innovative way by new chefs.

As in previous editions, «Senses and Traditions» also has a solidary objective, reversing part of the revenues in favor of the Voluntary Firefighters of Faro.

The exhibition will be open from 19:1 pm to 00:XNUMX am and admission will have a symbolic value paid directly to that institution.

In addition to the approximately three dozen exhibitors already confirmed and spaces for regional delicacies made by the students, there is also an entertainment program that gives voice to groups and musicians in the region who bet on traditional sounds, such as «Cante Andarilho» and « Mundo Pardo», two of the bands already confirmed, partners of this initiative in favor of the Voluntary Firefighters of Faro.

The various editions of «Senses and Traditions» have had numerous partnerships that have greatly dignified the name of the event.

For this edition, presences such as Eurologistix, Viveiros Monte Rosa, Tertúlia Algarvia, Fábrica dos Sentidos, Fever-tree, the Sul informação.

The organization estimates that by the end of this week the membership of partners could triple, taking into account the contacts established and the interest shown by various entities, public and private, in the region.

You can follow the news and preparations of the «Senses and Traditions – 1st Festival of Gastronomy – Mediterranean Diet» on the EHTA facebook page.


For more information contact:

Algarve Hotel and Tourism School
Phone: 289 007200

Email address:
[email protected]