The seventh annual Vallarta-Nayarit Gastronomica Festival will take place October 4-7 and introduce 40 regional, national, and international chefs in cooking, classes and lectures for foodies attending the event.
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The director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Puerto Vallarta, Miguel Andres Hernandez, said that in recent years the port of Jalisco has become the favorite beach destination for the arrival of tourists seeking unique experiences that have to do with the good food.
“We love the idea of welcoming renowned national and international chefs to know and test the delights of our port, plus you can prepare dishes with the freshest produce available in this region, which will offer a sample of gastronomy that is so varied in Puerto Vallarta,” Hernandez said.
Since 2005 the Gastronomica festival has become an important part of the areas culinary tourism, a sector that has grown over the years in Puerto Vallarta where several important culinary events are held each year.
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Events this year will include a Spanish film festival, pairing dinners, lectures, and workshops with accomplished chefs from around the world.
Panama is this year’s guest country and will be represented by Chef Jorge Jurado.