Florencio Sanchidrián cortando jamón serrano.

This Sunday, the National Association of Ham Cutters will make Florencio Sanchidrián, the World Ambassador of Iberian ham, a Honorary Member.

He is the World Ambassador of Iberian Ham and has conducted tastings for Obama, the Pope and great celebrities in Hollywood

  • The accreditation of this distinction will be delivered on the occasion of the X Spanish Championship of Ham Cutters next Sunday
  • Florencio Sanchidrián holds numerous awards for his work in promoting Spanish gastronomy around the world. In Paris, he managed to make ham the world's number one gastronomic product against foie-gras, truffle and caviar.

Madrid, January 26 - Making your passion into an art and getting it recognized on the five continents while promoting Spanish gastronomic culture is synonymous with describing Florencio Sanchidrián, a person from Avila with more than 30 years of experience in the Profession of master cutter of the most international of our products: Iberian ham.

Florencio Sanchidrián holds the distinction of World Iberian Ham Ambassador for the International Academy of Gastronomy. Not surprisingly, this expert, an outspoken defender of the Spain brand, is in charge of selecting the best hams in Spain for the Repsol Guide, in a blind tasting that he performs annually and that allows them to be considered not only exceptional hams, but the best in the country.

After receiving numerous distinctions, prizes and recognitions for their intense work promoting Spanish gastronomy around the world, now the National Association of Ham Cutters (ANCJ), made up of the different Regional Associations, has decided that Florencio Sanchidrián will become your Honorary Partner. This honorable mention is given to him "for his contribution to the professionalization and visibility of the profession of ham cutter".

The delivery of said accreditation will be in Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz, where the final of the National Ham Cutting Championship is held for the tenth consecutive year.

This is in addition to the many recognitions of the Florencio Sanchidrián from Avila for his work in promoting Spanish culture and gastronomy around the world, who in his frantic activity has already offered tastings for the world elite, from movie stars such as Richard Gere, Robert de Niro or Al Pacino, even Presidents of the White House like Barack Obama or George Bush. Without forgetting celebrities such as Benedict XVI, King Juan Carlos, Naomi Campbell or Rafael Nadal.

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 15:33