Join us in the beautiful Ocean by H10 Hotels flagship property on Riviera Maya, Ocean Riviera Paradise, for an exclusive Food & Drink Festival.

This premiere week-long event hosted by Ocean by H10 Hotels will draw on your excitement and passion for enriching epicurean experiences.

More than 15 recognized Chefs & personalities together, in one place.



Don´t wait to book your all-inclusive festival and vacation in this exotic resort filled with world class cuisine, fine wines, fantastic cocktails, a diverse array of events, and unforgettable sensory experiences.

Enjoy our experience Privilege during the Festival and get

  • Festival Access throughout the week 
  • All free Seminars
  • 3 free Signature 4-course Paring Dinner*

Use the code FOODFEST in your booking to get 3 pairing dinners free


Celebrity Chef Food Demos – hosted by Chef Dean Max

Mixology and Flairtending Demos – from our guest mixologists

Beach BBQ’s featuring cuisine – from our celebrity pit masters

  • Signature 4-Course Pairing Dinners with the Guest Chefs
  • Wine panels hosted by leading sommeliers of the industry
  • TMT: Tacos Margaritas & Tortas in the Main Plaza featuring chefs from Quintana Roo

Seminars  about today’s hottest topics from industry leaders

Intimate Meet n’ Greet cocktail with the guest chefs

Late night & after hours parties, live music and more…

Renowned Guest Chefs Perform Fun & Professional Cooking Demonstrations

September 24th:

  • Stefano LaCava, Executive Chef of Miami Scene Food Group in Miami, FL
  • Greg Sharpe, Executive Chef of Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland

September 25th

  • Sue Torres, Mezon Tapas Bar, Danbury CT
  • Graciela Montaño, from Tu Cocina on Channel 11 in Mexico City

September 26th:  

  • Sean Bernal, Chef de Cusine at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL
  • Jorge Valencia, Travel Channel Mexico, Executive Chef El Sazón de Tlalpan in Mexico City

September 27th

  • Cynthia Hutson, Executive Chef of Ortanique on the Mile in Coral Gables, FL and Zest at the Cliff in Negril, Jamaica

September 28th

  • Jose Bossuet, Executive Chef of Café Contento in Mexico City
  • Julian Alonzo, Northeast Regional Chef at Google, NYC

September 29th

  • Graciela Montaño, from Tu Cocina on Channel 11 in CDMX
  • Debbie Gold, Executive Chef of Tied House in Chicago, IL

*The Signature 4-Course Pairing Dinners:

September 24th:

Chefs Jose Bossuet & Julian Alonzo for an evening of French Mexican Cuisine

September 25th:

Chefs Cynthia Hutson & Greg Sharpe for an evening of Sea & Sun Cuisine

September 26th:

Chefs Sue Torres & Lula Martin del Campo for an evening of Modern Mexican Cuisine

September 27th:

Chefs Jorge Valencia & Sean Bernal for an evening of Modern Latin Cuisine 

September 28th:

Chefs  Stefano LaCava & Angel Betancourt for an evening of Modern American Cuisine

September 29th:

Chefs Debbie Gold & Jason Stanhope for an evening of Modern Italian Cuisine

Seminars  from the Industry Leaders

September 24th:

  • Wine Seminar (TBC)
  • Dr. BBQ’s Spice Rub Workshop

September 25th

  • Tequila Tasting
  • Teaching Innovation with “The Godfather of the Grill” Ted Reader

September 26th:  

  • The Art of Tequila by Espolon (TBC)
  • Chocolate & Mezcal Pairing with Angel Ramirez Betancourt

September 27th:

  • The World of Cigars with Greg Cosway
  • Powerful Women in the Kitchen (TBC)
  • Wine Seminar

September 28th:

  • Making Cooking Easy for Kids with Graciela Montaño
  • Tequila Tasting

September 29th:

  • Sustainable Concepts in Growing the Farm to Table Movement with Dean Max
  • Wine Seminar (TBC)

 *The signature pairing dinners have an additional cost. | The program is subject to change.