Chef From Granada Francisco Rodriguez Mora emerged victorious from pEuropean Award for Sustainable Tourism ‘Grin Awards 2022’after winning one of the competition prizes, especially Best Sustainable Gastronomy.
Rodriguez Receives His Award This Wednesday Feria ‘World Travel Market’ of London, which is held in the English capital in November every year and is considered one of the most important in the world of tourism in the hands of Alina Tkachenko, representative of Quartz Inn Hotels. This company organizes awards.
The man from Grenada, who has lived in the United Kingdom for 10 years, stands out One of the pioneers in the fusion of British and Spanish gastronomyTo promote the use of local and seasonal products and to promote the use of cooking.
“this is a so proud that they recognize my workNot only here in England, but at the European level. I will continue to work hard to spread the benefits of my cuisine and British and Spanish gastronomy,” Rodriguez commented after the nomination.
Awards organizer and Quartz Inn Hotels co-founder, Alexander Zawadzki, congratulated Rodriguez for “his” Great effort in promoting a sustainable and responsible kitchen“, and he remarked that on behalf of the company “we are very pleased for their victory and we look forward to that”. Other chefs and restaurants in both Grenada and England are encouraged to follow in his footsteps Implementing measures in favor of the environment”.
In addition, the mayor of Granada, Francisco Cuenca, has been one of the first congratulate them with a personal letter In which he thanks him for being Granada’s great ambassador abroad.
“It’s always a source of pride that a person from Granada gets a mention, but in your case, moreover, I know you are a wonderful ambassador for our dear Grenada wherever you go, We know that Granada has a lot to offer and deliver from its kitchen, both in the quality of its product and its mastery of execution. a good generation you are a part of”, remarked the local councillor.
Francisco Rodriguez Mora is the master of ‘King and Queen’, a traditional English pub located in the English town of Longcote, belonging to the county of Oxfordshire. Grenadian by birth, left before 10 years to British land Laura, accompanied by her partner, to embark on a gastronomic adventure that took her Various restaurants and hotels in the counties of Oxfordshire and Wiltshire,
After many comings and goings, the man from Granada ended ‘The King and Queen’A traditional country inn located in Longkot, a A village of about 500 inhabitants in the south of the county of Oxfordshire, Quiet area a few hours away from London.
Francisco has been in charge of their kitchen for two years and Has already earned the recognition and affection of both management and local customers and tourists who come to this beautiful rural area near the famous Cotswolds. Most of the ingredients used in the kitchen come from suppliers in the area, who are a . offer Sustainable and seasonal menu And thus helping local businesses.
Grenada’s Chef Designed Fusion Menu enter here Traditional British and Spanish cuisineOffering a variety of specialty tapas, alongside the place’s popular classics such as traditional pie (meat pie) or gourmet fish and chips. The gastronomic stakes he presents reflect the gist of his feelings in England. in one hand, Craving Spanish Gastronomy And on the other hand, the challenge of adapting two culinary arts in one tapa or dish.
The pub does not lack for British classics either. However, Francis has given them a Mediterranean touchAs well as main dishes, such as one of the most acclaimed, grilled salmon, patatas brava, served with chickpeas and green beans, served with basil oil and pea sprouts.
“I find that because of the general reaction people have with what I propose, I manage to bring them closer to Mediterranean cuisine in a very subtle way. It’s a blend of the two cuisines in harmony. I am glad to see that people are happy with the dishes I make And I help them to have a pleasant time with friends or family”, he said.