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.

MEET THE CHEFS

STAY WITH US IN PRIVILEGE

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

Activities

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: See the menu here

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

September 25th: See the menu here

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

September 26thSee the menu here

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

September 27thSee the menu here

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

September 28thSee the menu here

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

September 29th: See the menu Here

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

An Original PF&DF Series

Featuring Seminars, Chats & Workshops

September 24th:

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

September 25th

  • Tequila Tasting
  • Teddy’s Live Fire Steak Class with “The Godfather of the Grill” Ted Reader

September 26th:  

  • The Art of Tequila by Espolon (TBC)
  • Wine Seminar (TBC)

September 27th:

  • The World of Cigars with Greg Cosway
  • Powerful Women in the Kitchen 
  • 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
  • Chocolate & Mezcal Pairing with Angel Ramirez Betancourt

An Original PF&DF Series

September 24th:

Teddy’s BBQ Sandwich Shop with “The Godfather of the Grill” Ted Reader

September 25th

Yucatan BBQ Featuring the Ocean Coral & Turquesa Culinary Team Led by Executive Chef Edgar Tapia

September 26th:  

Dr. BBQ’s Beach BBQ Taco Fiesta Featuring the one and only Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe

September 27th:

Riviera Mayan BBQ Featuring the Ocean Maya Royale Culinary Team  Led by Executive Chef Fabian Chavez

September 28th:

Good Ole American BBQ with Ray “Dr. BBQ” Lampe

September 29th:

Riviera Mayan BBQ Featuring the Ocean Riviera Paradise Culinary Team Led by Executive Chef Alan Ramirez

#ParadiseFestNews

Tastes from Around the World (Demos)

PARADISE FOOD & DRINK FEST  DEMOS Renowned Guest Chefs Perform Fun & Professional Cooking Demonstrations Hosted by Chef Dean Max Date: Daily from Monday 24th to Saturday 29th, September Location: Main Plaza Time: 11:30 h Pez Vela Beach Bar & Grill / 18:30 h Main Plaza

Sustainable Concepts in Growing the Farm to Table Experience Movement

Kitchen Talk: an original PF&DF series featuring Seminars, Chats, & Workshops Sustainable Conceptss in Growing the Farm to Table Experience Movement Hosted by Chef Dean Max Date: Saturday, September 29th Location: Convention Center Time: 17:00 h

TMT: Tacos Margaritas y Tortas

PARADISE FOOD &  DRINK FEST  BBQ SERIES TMT: Tacos, Margaritas y Tortas Hosted by the Ocean Riviera Paradise Culinary Team Led by Executive Chef Alan Ramírez Date: Wednesday, September 26th Location: Main Plaza Time: 10:30 h

Fun & Professional Chef Demo Series with Chef Debbie Gold

PARADISE FOOD & DRINK FEST  DEMO Fun & Professional Chef Demonstration Series Hosted by Chef Dean Max Date: Thursday, September 27th Location: Main Plaza Time: 18:30 h

 *The signature pairing dinners have an additional cost. |This Code is only valid on this website with a minimum of a 3 nights stay in Privilege Rooms| The program is subjected to change without notice

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