Valencia’s International Paella Day

Leer en españolThis event takes place every September in Valencia, Spain. It is an international competition in which chefs from around the world compete for the World Paella Day Cup. During the week-long tournament, many Valencian restaurants offer a special menu to delight locals and visitors with traditional dishes and different versions of paella.

The World Paella Day has become a worldwide celebration since many other cities host special activities to promote their unique versions of this dish. New York, Toronto, Vienna, Rome, Abu Dhabi, Tokyo, Mexico City, Helsinki, and Bombay, all, have their own Paella Day.

If you visit Valencia or any of these cities in September, don’t miss the opportunity to taste the delicious, ready-to-try paellas. If traveling is not a possibility for you, you can still get the Paella Day experience by learning online from famous chefs that will be at the event. You can participate from anywhere by following a virtual masterclass and sharing your own paella dish on social media using the hashtag #worldpaelladay.

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