Nayarit, Puerto Vallarta Hosts Gourmet Food Festival

Last Updated: October 14, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

Chefs add some cheese during the cooking demonstration at the 2011 Chef Seafood Symposium. ©Kim Warner/VASGRiviera Nayarit, Mexico - Celebrating its 18th year, the Festival Gourmet International returns on November 8th - 18th to tempt the taste buds of hundreds of foodies who will gather in Riviera Nayarit, Tepic and Puerto Vallarta for this international gourmet event.

During this ten day celebration, the public can make reservations at available events such as: chef’s tables, winemaker dinners, cooking demonstrations, tequila tasting, wine and cheese events and much more.

Held each November, the festival attracts gourmands and chefs from all over the world, helping to solidify Riviera Nayarit’s reputation as a world-class dining destination.

Guests will have the opportunity to personally meet 30 guest master chefs including Hugo Alejandro Angulo Pérez, Esteban Lluis, Mikel Alonso, Antoine Denis, Pierre Dansac Burneau and Mexico’s gastronomy ambassador to the world Patricia Quintana, among others and enjoy the artistry of cooking. Every night during the festival, resident chefs and their guest chefs will showcase their talent with a unique and enticing menu at participating restaurants.

Restaurants for this year’s events include Emiliano and Las Pampas Steakhouse in the state capital Tepic, Frida, Green Bistro Restaurant Bar, Sea Breeze and Café des Artistes del Mar among others in Riviera Nayarit.

Click here to read more and find more information on some of the events taking place at this year’s Festival Gourmet International.