It is Giuseppe Costa from Terrasini (Palermo), the chef who won the Cous Cous Fest Preview, the advance of the 14 th edition of the Cous Cous Fest, the international festival of cultural integration, which closed in San Vito Lo Capo with a large turnout of visitors and the public. With an original recipe, a kumquat cous cous, stuffed with seafood, tomato juice and olive flowers on a bed of gazpacho, it was applied to five other chefs from all over Italy, to Baldassare Sammaritano Marsala, Salvatore Bonafede Petrosino (Trapani), Marcello Ceccarelli from Rimini, Ravenna and Giorgio Ottavio Rustignoli Hits from Siena.
Judging the dishes was a popular jury of 80 visitors to the exhibition and a panel of experts, chaired by journalist Paul Marks and food and wine made up of three of the most representative chef of San Vito, Antonio Pace, head of the Italian team last year, Franco Cusenza first restaurant in the town and John Torrente, at work and the hotel Trinacria, yesterday, by Elia Rizzo, chef and owner of the famous 2-star Michelin restaurant "Desco in Verona.
Joseph Costa, who will join the Italian team in the race to the Cous Cous Fest in September along with two chef of San Vito, Vito Miceli and Enzo Caradonna, has a curriculum of respect: he worked with Carlo Cracco, Heinz Beck and Massimiliano Alajmo before opening , on the seafront in Terrasini, a restaurant, "Bib."
"I chose a recipe symbol of the Sicilian tradition, like dell'arancina - said the chef - to interpret it in an innovative way, by cous cous. Now the real challenge will be in September, with the international competition. It will be tough but we'll try. "
The dish of Costa "I liked to be crazy," said Paul Marks, president of the jury, "is the result of a great mind, of thought, who knew how to dress up in an original tradition."
During the Cous Cous Fest Preview visitors were able to taste delicious traditional recipes for cous cous Vito, participate in workshops and food to the fish market in the company of Fede & Tinto Decanter and Eliana Key.
Met the mayor, Matthew Rizzo. "The town is filled with tourists and visitors - he said - signal that even this early in June, is appreciated by people who love our beach, our beach, awarded as the best portal by Trip Advisor, and our exquisite gastronomy. "
At sunset, the festival is enlivened with notes of great artists and emerging musicians of the "Cous Cous Factor" and the most anticipated show host, Paolo Belli and accompanied by a band of Qbeta Analfino Lello, leader of Tinturia .
PLACE OF THE EVENT
COMMENT "COUS COUS FEST PREVIEW: CHEF FROM PALERMO WINS"
IN ADDITION TO "COUS COUS FEST PREVIEW: CHEF FROM PALERMO WINS" MAYBE YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED IN THESE ARTICLES?