A NEW gastronomy event will showcase Andalucia as a haute cuisine hot spot.

Marbella All Stars will bring together 30 of the best up-and-coming chefs from across the region this month.

marbella-all-starsThe two-day event swings into action on May 22 with a chefs’ golf tournament at Santa Maria Golf Club followed by canapes concocted by the in-house chefs.

They will then partake in a culinary ‘catwalk’ at La Cabane de Los Monteros restaurant, to present some of the key foodie trends for this year.

A networking event for chefs will also take place at the restaurant before a gin and tonic tasting session at the 1870 restaurant in San Pedro.

Talking about the event, Del Rio said: “It is a real pride to take the name Marbella for this event, due to the amount of professionals there in the hotel and catering industry and their gastronomic proposals.”