57th Concurso Internacional de Paella Valenciana- Pacific Semi Finals.
Queen Victoria Market
513 Elizabeth St Melbourne
23rd April 2017
11am to 3pm
The 3rd Pacific semifinal will be held this year at the Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne.
The Queen Victoria Market is a major landmark
The Concurso Internacional de Paella Valenciana, held in the village of Sueca, is now in its 57th year
and regarded as the most prestigious cooking and Paella contest in Spain and the world
The competition was initially started to raise the standards and restore the highest
quality of preparation
and cooking of authentic Valencian Paella, as well as creating a greater awareness
and recognition of Valencian Paella internationally.
The contest attracts leading Paella chefs from from around the world with the winner of the Sueca
contest acknowledged by the Paella and Spanish world of gastronomy as the leading Paella Chef in the world!
The international prestige of the Competition extends to competing teams from the
United States, Peru, Japan, France, Germany, England, Argentina, and of course Australia and New Zealand.
The three finalists of each region semi-final receive an invitation to compete in the International finals in Sueca,
Valencia in September.
Entry into the final of the Sueca Paella Valenciana Competition in Spain
can only be gained through winning a place in a regional semi final.
From the three finalists of 2016
Lady Paella (Melbourne) ,Osteria del Toro, (New Zealand), and Simply Spanish (Melbourne)
Simply Spanish took out the prize for the Best Paella Outside Spain. A magnificent achievement.
For further information or to be sent the entry package, entry form and regulations please email
firstname.lastname@example.org txt or phone 0400296777.
The entry package can be downloaded by clicking the link below