Savour an Epicurean Adventure At the Festival Gourmet International Vallarta


In November every year, a stellar cast of local and international chefs come together in the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta to strut their stuff. If food and wine are your passion then this festival is a must on your bucket list. The event starts with the grand opening of the Gourmet Village at the Patio Los Arcos – featuring local and international celebrity chefs, then a spectacular Sunday brunch will get the taste buds ready for the 20th edition of the Festival Gourmet International Vallarta.

The best part about this festival is that many of the local restaurants work with the International chefs to create their veryown culinary festivals. Throughout the 10 day event selected
restaurants along with their celebrity chefs host workshops, wine& food pairing events as well as lunch and learn. For those seeking something more dramatic, there are destination specific theme night such as New York New York and Noche de Tango.

The Festival is also a great place to learn about Mexican cuisine, local and international wines and of course tequila. But the best part of this event is the opportunity to hobnob with celebrity chefs, savour some amazing cuisine, enjoy the fiesta atmosphere and of course the great weather. So do your palate a favor and don’t miss the 20th Festival Gourmet International Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit and as they say in Mexico: Salud!

Our EXPERTS Suggest


Wednesday November 18, 8:00 pm

  • Soirée Moët & Chandon au Cafe des Artistes
  • Experience the Parisian glamor.
  • Cocktail – Party – Show – Champagne – Tapas.
  • $950 pesos


Thursday November 20th 8:00 pm

  • Tango Nights
  • Experience Argentina, its music and dance and 5-course
  • pairing – dinner & live tango show.
  • $1,250 pesos


Friday November 21st from 10:00am to 12:00pm

  • Meet Great Master Chefs, Live Chat
  • The Universidad Tecnológica de Bahía de Banderas
  • presents an open forum with renowned Chef Thierry
  • Blouet and his guests
  • Free