The Festival features gastronomic competitions, show-cooking, music, photography, dance and various workshops, as well as the opportunity to meet and talk to local fishermen.
The gastronomic competition ‘Tuna is the Star,’ promises to be one of the highlights of the event and is open to kitchen professionals with restaurants in Porto Santo; the competition will select the three best chefs. This year, in addition to the ‘Restaurant’ category a ‘Professional’ category has been included.
Entrance to the festival is free. However, the lunch and dinner menus are priced at €20 and €25 respectively. The festival promises diners a diverse and rich tuna menu from typical dishes to more exotic and innovative presentations. And as everyone says, “Porto Santo is the world capital of tuna.”