Guest Chefs Are All Set!

Finally, we confirmed all the guest chefs who will join us in this 22nd. edition of the International Gourmet Festival, which is less than a month to begin. Check out this last round of stars!

The magnificent Blanca Blue restaurant, located at the top of the Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa, is pleased to introduce Chef Yerika Muñoz, a strong woman who has directed large kitchens on the high seas, bringing her latin seasoning aboard luxury cruises, such as Crystal Cruises around the world.

From the glamorous New York, comes the Chef Kurt Kretzschmar, who will give a special touch to this festival with his “LGBT Gourmet Experience”, which will be present at the fantastic Mantamar Beach Club & Grill on Los Muertos Beach, right in the heart of romantic Puerto Vallarta.

Proving that new generations are full of talent, Chef Salvador Carrillo, a proudly jalisciense who, at his young age, already got second place in the national contest “Chef of the Year 2014”, “Young Golden Chef 2010” and “Young Chef San Pellegrino 2015 “. Enjoy him at the beautiful panoramic restaurant Vista Grill.

Chef Junior Merino is proclaimed as the “Best bartender on the planet” by several publications worldwide. He is the founder of Kitchen – Bar fusion, which takes pairing to another level, you cannot miss this unique experience at La Mesa del Chef restaurant within the Secrets Vallarta Resort.

As it is already a tradition, Trio restaurant presents an excellent Chef who pampers the palate of all its diners, this time, Chef Carlos Espinosa is the chosen one. As the good traveler he is, Carlos will share his experiences around the world through his dishes, especially on the Trio Themed Night scheduled for Sunday, November 13th at 8 pm.

Last but not least, we have the presence of extraordinary Chef Candelario León, with a sample of his “BajaMed Mex” fusion, which combines the great culinary richness of Baja California with the best of Mediterranean cuisine, all in La Casona restaurant from Villa La Estancia, Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit.

Now, you have all the information about the culinary stars who will give life and flavor to this 22nd International Gourmet Festival. Are you all set?