According to the official site for the royal house of Spain the Euro-Toques was:
…founded in 1986 in Brussels — at the behest of the then President of the European Commission, Mr. Jacques Delors, Mr. Pierre Romeyer, Mr. Paul Bocuse, Mr.Juan Mari Arzak and Mr. Pedro Subijana — the Euro-Toques is an international organization of chefs that integrates more than 3,500 cooks from 18 countries.
In Spain, the association brings together almost 800 chefs, under the presidency of Mr. Pedro Subijana, and is articulated through regional and provincial delegations. Its main objectives are to protect the quality and taste of the food; promote good make artisans of food; protect Europe’s culinary heritage in all its diversity and its origins; defend the security of a healthy diet in food products and encourage natural combinations require correct labeling to give consumers clear information enabling them to make their choice with good criteria.
Source: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey
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