- Salon de Gourmets cooking up a storm in Madrid

March 12, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News highlights the 24th annual Salon de Gourmets is due to open in Madrid in April and will offer foodies a chance to marvel at a whole host of Spanish delicacies gathered together in one place.

Visitors can expect to discover "every Spanish olive under the sun" at the event, as well as seeing the pros go at it to become this year's winner of the National Ham Carving Contest.

Guests at accommodation in Madrid will not have to travel far to get to the festival, as it is being held in the IFEMA Exhibition Centre from April 12th to 15th, which can be reached by various bus routes or by taking the Line eight Metro to Campo de las Naciones.

The event has a truly impressive history, with the King of Spain acting as honorary president in 2008 and nearly 80,000 people checking out the culinary paradise in 2009.

For all those carnivores out there Salon de Gourmets looks set to please, since there is likely to be plenty of Spanish meats - such as chorizo - in among all the delicious produce on show, predicted What's on When.

The news provider claimed that some of Spain's best chefs will be present at the event, with tickets available by applying on the festival's website.

To make the most of the Salon de Gourmets you should consider booking your hoteles en Madrid to avoid disappointment.