The Ibero-American Academy of Gastronomy is a nonprofit cultural association born in 2009. It´s main goal is to encourage the investigation, divulgation and protection of the gastronomic activities of the different regions of the Ibero-American countries. It looks after the essence of their traditions, supports their modernization and impulses complete performances in international cooperation and solidarity.
The Ibero-American Academy of Gastronomy is formed by the National Academies of 13 Ibero-American Countries including Spain and Portugal.
What is the Gastronomic Culture Capital of the Ibero-American?
The Gastronomic Culture Capital of the Ibero-American is a brand created by the Ibero-American Academy of Gastronomy through which it grants a recognition to one of the cities belonging to one of the Ibero-American countries represented in the Academy.
Miami as the Gastronomic Culture Capital of the Americas for 2019
Miami is a city where the Ibero-American culture already has a great presence. During 2019, it will be a showcase for its tourists, giving them the opportunity to learn about the global gastronomic offer of Latin-América.
“Miami is already, without any doubt, the Hub of America. Now it’s a matter of discovering and communicating it´s gastronomical potential and we will achieve it uniting art, culture and gastronomy”.
D. Rafael Ansón
President of the Ibero-American Academy of Gastronomy.
Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor of Miami Dade County and Rafael Ansón, president of the International Academy of Gastronomy and the Ibero-American Academy of Gastronomy, during the acceptance of the nomination of Miami as the Gastronomic Culture Capital of the Americas for 2019, denominated with the brand Miami. Gastronomy of the Americas.