Rabat - Morocco has won the prize for best international gastronomic destination in the third "Gastro y Cia" award of Spanish newspaper La Razon.
Rabat – Morocco has won the prize for best international gastronomic destination in the third “Gastro y Cia” award of Spanish newspaper La Razon.
Morocco received the award at a ceremony Monday, October 1, in Madrid, represented by the delegate of the Moroccan National Office of Tourism (ONMT) in Spain, Mohamed Sofi.
According to the organizers, the award is a tribute to Moroccan cuisine, characterized by quality and slow-cooked dishes known throughout the world.
For Mohamed Sofi, the distinction is yet another international recognition of the richness of Moroccan cuisine, recognized for its variety of flavors, colors, and cultural heritages.
Sofi pointed out in a statement to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) that the award also shows that gastronomy is now considered “a very important ingredient of any tourist experience.”
The 2018 “Gastro and Cia” La Razon Awards also awarded prizes for best restaurant of the year, best gourmet entrepreneur, food innovation, and food quality.
The ambassador of Morocco in Spain, Karima Benyaich, also attended the event.