This year is very special for the French chef Thierry Blouet, because the International Gourmet Festival Puerto Vallarta, which he founded, reaches its 20th anniversary.
“This time this gastronomic event will take place from the 13th to 23rd of November for locals and visitors to enjoy a great culinary journey and enjoy the beautiful scenery of this area” says Blouet.
“The program of activities is quite extensive, as we will have the participation of 30 guest chefs from around the country and the world, and more than 24 events in 10 days and samples only worthy of a gastronomic feast, including wine tastings, lectures, classes , openings and even a polo tournament where people can enjoy paella, pony and Mexican wines” says the chef, owner of Café des Artistes.
Puerto Vallarta International Gourmet Festival (The Festival Gourmet International Vallarta) is an annual culinary festival held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, every November since 1995. The festival bring in over 35,000 attendees each year.
Every year the Festival invites culinary professionals from all over the world to cook and to demonstrate their cuisines. The Festival is supported by local restaurants. During the Festival, international and local food and beverage professionals run events around town, with each of the participating restaurants hosting a guest master chief and creating its own events to complement its food offerings.
Events during the festival include the Sunday Festival Gourmet Brunch, Wine Tasting, and Cheeses of the World. There are also Chef’s Table and Winemakers’ dinners hosted by restaurants. The traditional Gala Dinner, called The Spirit of Mexico, concludes the Festival.