A total of 33 Spanish chefs distinguished with Michelin stars will participate next October 25, altruistically, in a solidarity day in Marbella to raise funds in favor of children with cancer at the Maternal and Child Hospital of Malaga and also to raise awareness about the importance of eating healthy.
The initiative ‘Chefs for Children’, to be held in the hotel Los Monteros With the support of the Marbella City Council and the Provincial Council through the Sabor a Málaga seal, it will have a gala dinner with which obtain money for the benefit of the Juegaterapia Foundation, which has been helping minors receiving chemotherapy treatments since 2010 and is promoting a project to set up a green outdoor play area on the roof of the Malaga health center.
Dinner will feature a exclusive tasting menu prepared by the chefs with Michelin Star of the province of Malaga and tickets can be purchased through the website chefsforchildren.es.
“It is a huge satisfaction for us to have this collaboration for what will be our sixth garden and the first in Andalusia. There can be no better way to start this project than with this financial help, the support and affection of all these chefs of so much prestige and of the companies that are supporting and making this event possible “, highlighted the vice president of Juegaterapia, Valle Sallés, who highlighted that October 25” is the beginning of the future garden at the Maternity Hospital of Malaga“.
The campaign, which reaches its III edition and whose motto is ‘Eating healthy is fun’It will also have cooking workshops in which chefs will teach minors to acquire healthy eating habits.
Marbella City Council will organize a drawing contest in various schools of the locality with which 120 students will be chosen who will obtain as a prize their participation in the cooking workshops that the chefs will give.
“I think this is a moment of solidarity on the part of all cooks and an obligation to be able to express what we feel through cooking for children. I am very proud to be able to participate in this action,” he said. José Carlos García, chef of the homonymous restaurant located in Muelle Uno in Malaga capital.
For him chef Mauricio Giovanini, “When an event is repeated for the third time, you see the intention of the person organizing it, that the result is positive and that it is something serious and that it will go for much more.” “These actions help a lot for the money that is raised and also for the children. We will continue to help,” he added.
For the manager of the hotel hosting the event, Fernando Al-Farkh, “The fundamental thing is the word ‘children’, since it is made by children, and then the word ‘chefs’, without whom the project would not be possible. For the hotel team it is a real honor to support and host this beautiful meeting”.
“The chefs collective is very supportive and it has shown it on numerous occasions, but the pandemic has highlighted its multiple actions to feed people without resources, “said the director of the agency that organizes the event, Pilar Candil.
For him spokesperson for the Marbella City Council, Félix Romero, “One more edition, the Consistory supports this event, which combines the quality gastronomy of the best chefs in our country and solidarity with the little ones”. “If there is one thing Marbella has always stood out for, it has been for turning to initiatives as interesting and attractive as this one and in which, in addition, so many people have put all their heart and affection,” he added.