This coming November 2017, prepare yourself for some of the year’s most inspiring dining experiences in Puerto Vallarta when you partake in the twenty-third installment of the International Gourmet Festival. The International Gourmet Festival for 2017 will once again be gracing the streets of Puerto Vallarta and neighboring Riviera Nayarit from Friday November 10th through Sunday November 19th. This exciting culinary festival provides the perfect excuse to plan your next vacation to the scenic destination.
Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival 2017
The Festival Gourmet International Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Tepic is a yearly culinary festival that takes place in November each year involving a number of fine dining restaurants and hotels throughout Puerto Vallarta as well as special events. As in previous years, Garza Blanca Resort & Spa and its acclaimed chefs will be taking part in the festival. A special event is planned for November 12th on the beach from 6.30pm to 9pm where a delectable feast with live music showcasing avant garde Mexican cuisine, Japanese delicacies and succulent cuts will be complemented by tequila, mezcal, sake and fine wines, as well as temptations for sweet-toothed foodies. Seven talented chefs will be attending seven mouthwatering stations for you to savor.
History of the Festival
Established in 1995 by visionaries and chefs, Thierry Blouet and Heinz Reize, the gourmet festival in Puerto Vallarta was designed to promote the region’s thriving gourmet scene. From its inception, this event for foodies has inspired local chefs to throw all inhibitions to the wind to come up with scrumptious dishes with creative flair. Food and wine lovers from all over the world choose to be in Puerto Vallarta during this incredible festival where delectable dining experiences merge with welcoming Mexican charm.
Since the festival began with just a handful of independent restaurants and hotels, it has welcomed more than five hundred guest chefs to delight the palates of almost half a million foodies. From innovative flavors to mind-blowing visual presentation, the International Gourmet Festival serves up some of the most incredible meals you may ever experience.
Be here in Puerto Vallarta for the Gourmet Festival
The 2017 International Gourmet Festival is the perfect time to treat yourself to the remarkable culinary indulgences Puerto Vallarta has to offer. You will discover a variety of special events such as workshops, cooking classes and thrilling discussion panels that bring together some of the participating chefs to share some trade secrets during the festival’s span of ten days.