“Promoted by the Basque Culinary Center and the Basque Government, the fourth edition of the award received 150 nominations from 42 countries, figures that represent the highest participation rate to date with 230 nominations”, Gestión informed.
Along with Martínez, Selassie Atadika (Ghana), Siew-Chinn Chin (Malaysia / USA), Giovanni Cuocci (Italy), Mario Castrellón (Panama), Xanty Elías (Spain), Cristina Martínez (Mexico / USA), Douglas McMaster (United Kingdom), Anthony Myint (USA) and Lars Williams (USA / Denmark) were also selected as finalists.
The event will take place in San Francisco, California, in the United States where the winner will receive a financial prize of 100,000 euros, which must be allocated to an initiative that expresses the transformative power of gastronomy.
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