As native Spaniards with long professional experience in the Spanish gourmet sector and its internationalization, our team combines a deep knowledge of the Spanish culinary scene, a wide network of contacts reaching every corner of the country and an excellent understanding of the needs and preferences of our international clients.
We keep all of these assets up to date thanks to our own consulting division, Food Consulting, S.C., which combines our international marketing background and expertise in Spanish gastronomy and gourmet products, to provide specialized consultancy and event planning services for businesses and institutions. What's more, we are conveniently based in Catalonia and Andalusia, two of the main focal points of the Spanish culinary scene.
As a result, we offer the most comprehensive selection of culinary programs and activities, ranging from an exceptionally ample choice of cooking classes, food & wine seminars, and tastings, to any type of gastronomic tour or event, covering all topics and regions in Spain.
We work to provide culinary professionals and foodie travelers with the highest level of quality and professional service, paying special attention to the human factor, with our personal and careful selection of collaborators, minding every detail to grant them genuine and unforgettable culinary experiences in Spain, combining tourism, education - and fun!- in a personalized and professional manner.
A Taste of Spain is a member of the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) and Slow Food, an International organization that promotes gastronomy and wine culture, but also defends food and agriculture biodiversity on a worldwide level.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
M05611 was founded in 1999 by a group of Spanish food professionals who wanted to share their passion for the foods, cuisines and cultures of their country.
2. What is your company's mission?
As local food experts, we are devoted to providing the best possible service to those willing to experience culinary Spain in a unique and authentic way.
3. What does your company specialize in?
Organization of private culinary tours and activities in Spain for international foodie travelers and food professionals, starting from 2 people, and often on a custom-designed basis.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
The boutique agency is owned by 4 partners, a native Spaniards team with long professional experience in the Spanish gourmet sector and its internationalization, combining a deep knowledge of the Spanish culinary scene, a wide network of contacts reaching every corner of the country and an excellent understanding of the needs and preferences of international clients.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
The Private Cooking Class in Barcelona, getting rave reviews from clients for the professionalism, creativity and charm of Jaume, their cooking instructor, making of this activity more than a class, an unforgettable cooking experience!
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
“We feel quite privileged to "know” you - if only through the wonderful services you offer. On our next visit to Spain, we should include a face-to-face visit with you, better yet, please know that you are MORE than welcome to visit us”.