Posted by: mortgagesinmexico | March 13, 2012

Mexico Celebrates First Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival

Locals and tourists alike will soon enjoy a delightful experience of pure gastronomical fun when the first Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival takes place this week from March 15th-18th.  The festival aims to showcase the best talents in wine, spirits, and food within the Americas, while emphasizing the rich culture and traditions of Mexico.

The event will be featuring one of the world’s most renowned chefs, Ferran Adria, who is the founder, owner, and chef of the well-known restaurant El Bulli in Barcelona, Spain.  He is one of 24 celebrated chefs from around the world who will be participating in over 30 events during the festival.  The other chefs hail from the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru.

One of the events at the Cancun-Riviera Wine & Food Festival will be the “Tribute to Mexico” gala on the first day.  It will take place at the Coral Beach Fiesta Americana Hotel in Cancun and  will feature star chefs from the different culinary regions of the Americas. There will also be another gala dinner, “Rising Mexican Chefs Tribute”, which will be held on March 16 in honor of Chef Adria.  Beyond that, the American Express Gourmet Tasting Village will host many activities on March 17th and 18th at the Iberostar Cancun Hotel & Conference Center.  Other events will include wine and spirits tasting seminars, cooking demos, and “After Dark” parties at the Rosewood Mayakoba Hotel.

According to David Amar, Founder of the Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival, the event aims to provide the guests and celebrity chefs with a wonderful and memorable wine and food experience, where they can interact, explore new culinary realms, and enjoy the festivities.

Doug Jones
President & Founder
Mortgages In Mexico

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