Tapas route winnerThe awards presentation of the recent “Ruta de la Tapa”. (tapas route) competition took place at the Town hall last week by the Mayor, Juan Ramos Damian Gorrín.

The competition was organized by the Department of Trade and Tourism, in collaboration with the employers’ association, Dealers Santiago del Teide and Eating Plan de Tenerife.

The contest, held during the first ten days of August, had a total of 25 participating bars and restaurants from the Santiago del Teide district.

There were 3 judges, one member proposed by the Department of Trade and Tourism of the council, one by the employers’ association of the municipality and a third by the Food Plan de Tenerife.

The outcome of the contest was as follows:

A first prize of € 300 was awarded to the Restaurant La Taberna de Verin, Edif Eva – Los Gigantes, whose tapa was called “La Tapa de Verin”

Second prize of € 200, went to Tuscany Restaurant, in Playa de La Arena, for their entry called “ Montadito la Toscana”. (montaditos Tuscany).

Third prize of € 100 went to Little Italy Restaurant ,Tamara – Los Gigantes, for their tapa called “Champiñones Rellenos de Salsa de Queso”. (Mushrooms Stuffed with Cheese Sauce).

The event was also attended by representatives of participating restaurants in this first ever “Ruta de la Tapa”. All entrants were handed a diploma of participation.