La Ruta PDX
The Spanish food and cultural festival features four days of dinners, tastings, trade shows, wine seminars, demos, music, film, art, and Flamenco.
La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival celebrates the culinary culture of Spain in one of the most innovative cities. From the 13th to the 16th of July 2017, Portland will celebrate the cuisine of Spain for four days of dinners, events, workshops, demos and cultural events. Top chefs from Spain and around the world will join forces with chefs from Portland with a passion for Spanish cuisine.
Food, products, culinary films, music, art, entrepreneurs and much more, all come together to celebrate Spanish gastronomy in this premiere edition of La Ruta PDX. Events throughout the festival will showcase Spanish products, purveyors, and specialty equipment to encourage collaboration and mutual enrichment between the two gastronomic cultures.
This year’s guest traveling chefs and ambassadors include Michelin-starred chef Manuel Alonso of Casa Manolo in Valencia, Basque chef Mikel de Luis, chef Juanjo Canals of Con Amor in Madrid, Jordi Parra formerly of Ferran Adriá’s Michelin 3-star restaurant elBulli, David Ramos from Klimer in Madrid, and Spanish food insider Alex Cardona of Aborigens in Barcelona.