Wine & Food Festival Cancun 2016

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The Wine & Food Festival Cancun 2016  proves once again, that this place is much more than a tourist destination, it is also a gourmet paradise. On this occasion, Cancun celebrates food and people that dedicate their life to make delicious dishes and drinks all over the world. 

The fifth edition of Wine & Food Festival Cancun 2016, will take place from April 28 to May 1st, 2016. It will celebrate chefs like Alejandro Ruiz, ambassador of Oaxacan cuisine and Albert Adrià, who has helped to make Barcelona the gastronomic capital of Europe.

This festival is a great opportunity to try the latest culinary trends, and taste the best dishes from amazing chefs. Every dish will be paired by expert sommeliers with wines, spirits and beverages in general. 

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In this edition there will be two gala dinners, as well as other events with renowned national and international chefs. Have a look at the main events:

Barcelona Tribute Dinner 2016

Tribute to chef Albert Adria
Location: Hotel Secrets Cancun
Date: April 29

Cocktail with champagne and tapas
5 course Dinner
By DOCa Rioja wine pairing

COST: $ 4, 950 MXN

A unique dinner with star chefs from Barcelona and Mexico, pairing with wines from Rioja. This extraordinary fusion of flavors and culinary talent,  promises to be a night to entice your senses. 

From Barcelona

  • Fran Agudo from Tickets restaurant
  • Paco Méndez from Hoja Santa
  • Rafael Zafra from Estimar and proyecto Heart 

From México

  • Arturo Fernández from Raíz restaurant
  • Xavi Pérez Stone from  Axiote
  • Jorge Vallejo from Quintonil

Dinner Tribute to Alejandro Ruiz

Tribute to the flavors of Oaxaca
Location: Live Aqua Cancun
Date: April 29

Cocktail with champagne
Mezcal from Oaxaca
5 course Dinner
Pairings from Casa Madero 

COST: $ 2, 700 MXN 

Alejandro Ruiz is a chef who has offered the traditional cuisine of Oaxaca to the most discerning palates around the world. This dinner will have a 5 course menu, with specialties from renowned chefs: Luis Arellano (Pujol), Manuell Banos (Pitiona), Rodolfo Castellanos (Origen), Odilon Garcia and Rafael Villalobos (Casa Oaxaca).

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Star Chefs Dinner

A culinary tour of Mexico
Location: Hard Rock Cancun
Date: April 30 

Tasting of iconic dishes crafted carefully by each of the 20 Star Chefs from Mexico, and the best pairing with international wine labels.

COST: $ 2,700MXN 

This event will be sponsored by Best Day, and will bring together about 20 Chefs, cooking specialized dishes from from different regions of Mexico. In addition, there will be pairings with the best wines, tequila, mezcal and beer in the country and, for the first time; a spectacular dessert table.

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