March 13-16, 2014: Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival
Cancun and Riviera Maya join together for the third year in a row to present its Wine and Food Festival. International chefs and sommeliers from around the world will join the exclusive gourmet festival to show off their culinary talents. The main events include three exceptional wine and spirits tasting which will be guided by world-ranked sommeliers; interactive cooking challenges ; a sunset catamaran cruise and private lunch; and the most popular event, the Gourmet Tasting Village where many of the areas best restaurants offer their acclaimed dishes.
This year’s festival will celebrate France with the participation of recognized Chef Daniel Boulud, –world famous Chef considered as the culinary authority who has evolved French Cuisine in the Americas and around the world. From Mexico, the Festival will honor Chef Guillermo González Beristáin from Monterrey, who has revolutionized traditional and contemporary food in the northern part of the country. These Celebrity Star chefs are accompanied by 50 other recognized chefs from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, and Venezuela, and most will delight guests with their star dishes at the spectacular opening dinner called Taste the New World: Star Chefs of the Americas.
The Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival gives food enthusiasts an incredible opportunity to sample cuisine, taste wines from around the world, and watch cooking demonstrations in the finest spots in the Mexican-Carribean. More than 25 events will take place at several luxury hotels including Secrets the Vine, Hotel Nizuc Resort & Spa, and Coral Beach Cancun. If you would like to visit, please contact Journey Mexico.
March 9-15, 2014: Riviera Maya Film Festival
Riviera Maya will host the third annual Riviera Maya Film Festival this upcoming March 9th through 15th. The festival is a platform of diffusion and promotion of artistic expression through the encouragement of new projects that enrich culture and the cinematographic industry in Mexico. The festival serves as an advocate for many things including pre-hispanic heritage, the environment, and the international film community. With locations all across the Riviera Maya in Mexico, the festival is one of a kind in its active mission to promote not only film and arts, but also ecotourism in the region.
This year’s special guests included Patricia Arquette, Stephen Dorff, Vanessa Hudgens and Christian Slater. If you would like to visit, please contact Journey Mexico.