20th International Gourmet Festival Vallarta-Nayarit Returns in November

Team Angels - PVAngels
August 7, 2014

Every day is gourmet in Vallarta-Nayarit from Thursday, November 13 until Sunday, November 23, 2014 with special events happening daily.

To kick off the festivities for the 20th Anniversary on November 13, guest chefs from around the world will be honored beginning at 8:00 pm at El Patio Los Arcos of the Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta.

Experience gourmet delights from guest chefs on Theme Nights beginning at 8:00 each evening:

• November 14, Michel's Restaurant in Old Town Vallarta
• November 16, Trio in Downtown Vallarta
• November 18, Kaiser Maximilian in Old Town Vallarta
• November 20, Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa in Nuevo Vallarta
• November 20, River Cafe in South Downtown Vallarta
• November 22, Sandzibar in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
• November 22, Coco Tropical in Old Town Vallarta

On November 15 & 17, there will be a Progressive Avant-Garde Dinner, a gastronomic tour of four restaurants in downtown Puerto Vallarta, beginning at 7:30 pm.

The Sensory Estravaganza in the Pool event takes place on November 16 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm at Hotel Mousai at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa.

Insight to the Culinary Arts will include a workshop, lunch and wine pairing with the Guest Chef on November 17 & 18.

The Polo Tournament Festival Gourmet Cup will be held on Sunday, November 23 from 12:00 until 6:00 pm at La Patrona Polo Club in San Pancho, Riviera Nayarit. Explore the sport of Polo and the excellence of Paellas. Delight yourself with the best “Paella Party” prepared by renowned Spanish chefs.

There will be Gourmet Expo & show, Soiree Moet & Chandon au Cafe des Artistes, Jazz Wine & Cheese, Meet Great Master Chefs Live Chat and more.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the special events, visit Festival Gourmet.

Participating restaurants are: Andrea – Velas Vallarta • Arrecifes – The Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta • Bordeaux – Secrets Vallarta Bay & Now Amber Puerto Vallarta • Café des Artistes - Downtown Vallarta • Carolina – The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort • Coco Tropical - Old Town Vallarta • El Quincho Restaurant Bar Argentino • Emiliano Comida y Vino • Frida – Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit • Green Bistro – La Tranquila Breath Taking Resort & Spa • Hiroshi – Hotel Mousai at Garza Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa • Kaiser Maximilian • La Casona – Villa La Estancia Resort Spa, Riviera Nayarit • La Catrina – Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort • La Corona – Villa Premiere Hotel & Spa • La Palapa • La Patrona Polo Club • Las Casitas – CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta • Nicksan – Marival Residences & World Spa, Luxury Resort Riviera Nayarit • Punta Arena – Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta • Restaurant Michel’s • Sandzibar Gastronomía Elemental • Sapore Di Sicilia • The River Café • Trio • Tuna Blanca – Hotel Cinco Punta de Mita.

We invite you to become a part of the most important Gastronomic Festival of Mexico.

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