Year after year, Cancun & Riviera Maya host a glamorous gathering of some of the most renowned chefs in the world, top sommeliers on Earth, outstanding wine cellars, celebrities, and just lovers of food and wine. The Wine & Food Festival Cancun-Riviera Maya is positioning the most influential leisure destination in Latin America as the up-and-coming culinary destination in the world. The 2014 edition of the Wine & Food Festival Cancun-Riviera Maya will take place on March 13th to 16th at different venues in the area. What could be better than to spend four days in paradise at a gourmet festival on the beach?
This is a top-notch kind of event, only for those looking for the most exclusive, glamorous and stylish culinary festivals around the world. The Wine and Food Festival Cancun-Riviera Maya will pay tribute to two of the world’s best chefs: Chef Daniel Boulud of France and Chef Guillermo González Beristáin. Chefs Normand Laprise, Daniel Vézina and David Bull will be showcasing their culinary talents, techniques and signature dishes. Véronique Rivest, the world’s top female sommelier, will also be attending the Festival.
The list of celebrities includes famous Mexican writer Laura Esquivel, author of the acclaimed novel about Mexican cuisine “Como Agua Para Chocolate” (Like Water for Chocolate); Thierry Blouet, one of the most renowned chefs in Mexico and owner of signature Puerto Vallarta restaurant Café des Artistes; and prestigious names of the culinary scene such as David Bull, Chris Carpentier, Adrian Herrera, and many more.
The 2014 Wine and Food Festival Cancun-Riviera Maya will host a series of spectacular events including wine & spirits tastings, interactive cooking challenges, a sunset catamaran cruise and private island lunch, celebrity dinners and a gourmet tasting village on March 15th, which is planned to receive over 2,000 guests. All of these events will take place in some of Cancun’s most stunning venues overlooking the white sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean Sea.
Among the participant venues you will find the Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort & Spa, the Moon Palace, the Nizuc Resort & Spa, the adults-only Oasis Sens, the AAA 5-Diamond Ritz-Carlton, and the stunning Secrets The Vine Cancun Resort & Spa.
Also every chef from the Star Restaurants in the Cancun – Riviera Maya region will be launched into the international spotlight during the Celebrities Welcome Cocktail in March 13th 2014, where they will offer our international and national guests some of their best gastronomical creations. This is a not-to-be-missed festival, the place to be for every food and wine lover in the world. Just to get you an idea of the magnitude of this event, recognized international brands like Food & Wine and Travel + Leisure magazines are behind its organization, as well as the tourism boards of Cancun, Riviera Maya and Mexico.