Finalists of the Canarian Cooks Championship
We already know the name of the ten professionals who participate in the annual Canarian Chefs' Championship Tenerife 2010, to be held between 19 and 21 April.
Those selected are: Emilio Cabrera, a native of Lanzarote, Thomas Leeb, Gran Canaria, Juan Carlos Rodríguez, La Palma, and Isaac Gonzalez, Miguel Navarro, Henry Montes, Hans Joachim, Patricia García, Ignacio Hernández and Romen Daniel de Leon, Tenerife.
Selected chefs will prepare a compulsory dish whose main ingredient is in this issue fresh rabbit, one of the most used meats in the traditional Canarian cuisine, and a free choice, which may not be a dessert.
As for the awards, the organization has established a prize of 1,500 euros for the winning chef while the second and third place will receive 1,000 and 600 euros respectively. Also expected to award a prize for the best kitchen helper or assistant, worth 500 euros.
Producers of "Lost" invited to Tenerife
The producers and writers of the show "Lost" (Perdidos), one of the award-winning productions on worldwide television, have been invited to Tenerife, in order for them to know the islands possibilities as a place to shoot. In the last chapter of the sixth season of the series watched in the U.S. ("eternity"), Tenerife became indirect part of the plot as the birthplace of one of the main characters, Richard Alpert, who in the series appears as a native of El Socorro (Tenerife), where fiction takes place in great part of the chapter.
This is a great promotional opportunity for the island as Tenerife is mentioned in a series of global television. In addition, it has a crowd of more than 10.5 million viewers only in United States.
Tenerife in the Moto 2 Championship
Tenerife Tourism Corporation will sponsor the Moto 2 team "Tenerife 40 Pons". This action will enable the promotion of the island, not only in Spain but in all the places on the planet that host the championship competitions, mostly in Europe, where the major source of our tourists is located. The image and name of the island will be seen in places like Germany, UK, France, Italy, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Russia, Sweden and Finland.
The championship has an audience of 5,100 million people throughout the season and 135 million viewers in each race. The Global Moto 2 category, which replaced the 250 cc category in 2010, has a total of 17 races in a total of 14 countries and is, along the Moto GP category, the most important event in the world of motorcycling . With coverage of over 45 television channels, has the presence of 13,000 media representatives from 54 countries, whose audience extends to a total of 207 nations where over 5,200 global hours will be televised.
In Spain, the championship has nearly 100 million viewers. This year it will be broadcasted again by Spanish National TV, Channel audience leader in 2009 in our country.
The sponsorship of "Tenerife 40 Pons" as main sponsor means the name and logo of the island will appear outstandingly on the fairing of the motorcycle, as well as breastplates and helmets of the pilots. The trucks, the set and the remaining visible material of the team will also wear the name of the island and will be painted in blue the corporate color of the mark Tenerife.
The team is led by double world champion (1988 and 1989) of the category, Sito Pons, and will count for this year with pilots and Axel Pons Sergio Gadea. Gadea, born in 1984, was fifth in the world championship 250c.c. and has won three major awards in his career. Pons, 18, son of Sito, is a young pilot who has high hopes.
Canarian Cooks Championship
The Cabildo has launched the sixth edition of the Regional Cooks Championship "Tenerife 2010", the deadline for registration opened Saturday 27th february. The contest takes place from 19 to 21 April 2010, at the International Center of Fairs and Congresses of Tenerife.
The deadline to enter the contest is March 26.
The event will have regional and absolute class, so all professional cooks and island residents can participate. The winners will be able to represent the Islands in Tenerife and other tournaments and competitions nationally and internationally.
The chefs will prepare a compulsory dish and the main ingredient will be rabbit, one of the most used meats in the traditional Canarian cuisine. The other dish is a free choice, and may not be a dessert.