Cancun Mexico Gears up For Food and Wine Fest

Last Updated: January 27, 2013 by
Categories: Mexico

Cancun 2011The second annual Cancun Mexico Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival, set for March 14 to 17, is ramping up its schedule of events and its lineup of celebrity chefs.

The El Dorado Royale, a Spa Resort by Karisma will host the event that will feature culinary contributions from more than 25 chefs, a tasting village with treats from 20 top restaurants in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, cooking demonstrations, book signings and a celebrity chef yacht cruise.

Event co-sponsors include American Express Mexico, the Cancun Conventions Bureau, the Riviera Maya Tourism Board and Visit Mexico.

Under the theme “Europe Meets the Americas,” the festival will celebrate Italy and feature a cooking competition between chef Massimo Bottura of the three-star Michelin restaurant Osteria in Modena, Italy, and Mexican chef Enrique Olvera of Pujol restaurant in Mexico City.

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