The Michelin Guide, issued every year by the French publishing house of the same name, is undoubtedly one of the most essential reference points for lovers of fine dining. Their sought-after Michelin stars are internationally recognized as a symbol of culinary excellence.
These stars are awarded to establishments that stand out for their quality, innovation and care. In the 2011 edition of the Guide, Michelin awarded 144 stars to Spain. These were spread out all over the country, but were especially concentrated around the northern regions.
This achievement represents yet another mark of the rising international importance of Spanish gastronomy, and the already internationally-recognised standard of Spanish hospitality. For those interested in fine dining, there is no better time to visit Spain. And why not truly immerse yourself in this vibrant gastronomic culture by undertaking a work placement in hospitality during your visit? Your language skills will improve rapidly, since you will use them in your day-to-day tasks; you will find that the experience represents a fascinating opportunity to get to know Spanish culture; and you will gain an inside knowledge of the hospitality industry in a country that has long been well-known for high standards in this sector.
Why not seize this opportunity and gain sought-after skills, broaden your horizons and enjoy a truly unforgettable experience? It might just be the best thing that you ever did.