Gijon Se Come is a gastronomic festival that started last year with a global concept of a gastronomic festival, congress, and market adapting to both the general public and professionals. They are back in Gijon for the second year until Monday 4th December at the Luis Adaro Exhibition and Convention Center with an open space of about 6000 square meters. They have gone the extra mile to offer an agenda full of conferences, show-cookings, workshops, book signings, food market, and food trucks with lots of opportunities for foodies to enjoy good food. Their main sponsors are Ikea, the international well-known Swedish retailer, and Mahou, the Spanish brewery.
Learning About Cooking
There two stages by sponsors Ikea and Mahou host conferences and show-cookings. The workshop area by sponsor Miele hosts specific cooking classes. The agenda for those is available at Gijon Se Come. All workshops are free with registration required.
Gijon Se Come Bookshop
The gastronomy bookshop has a wide selection of cooking and food-related books. The book signings also take place on this space.
The Market area offers a great diversity of different tasty products. There are sweets and pastries from Portugal for those with a sweet tooth, as well as mouth-watering cheeses such as Torta del Casar from Cáceres, or Queso de Tetilla from Lugo (Queixería Valado). Furthermore, there is jamón ibérico from Salamanca, delicious canned fish, and seafood (El Viejo Pescador), rich wines from Galicia (Bodegas Gallegas) and heart-warming coffee (Cafento and Cafés Dromedario). There are 15 exhibits available for discovery.
The city of Gijon is committed towards Responsible Tourism and awarded the Biosphere Responsible Tourism certification. As such, Gijon Se Come (organized by mg.lab) is not only a reference for gastronomy but an innovative example of responsibility and sustainability for Asturias. Enjoy Gijon Se Come and… ¡Buen provecho!
Please visit our calendar section for more suggestions on things to do in Gijon and nearby. Enjoy!