San Miguel de Allende Wineries

Gastronomic Showcase at the XLIV Festival Internacional Cervantino

food festival in guanajuato

Taking place now until Sunday, October 23rd, the XLIV Festival Internacional Cervantino in Guanajuato is featuring  more than 25 restaurants, and over 30 chefs from Guanajuato, the state of Jalisco and Spain!  During this exceptional food festival, guests and attendees will enjoy recipec from  the famous “Cookbook of Don Quixote” (Recetario del Quijote), featuring some of the most delectable dishes from Mexican and Spanish cuisine.

Participating in the event are Chefs Rubén Sánchez Camacho Infante, Valentín Ruiz Rivas, María Pilar Martínez Fama from Castilla de la Mancha; Diego Huete Hierro and Luis Carlos Garcia by “Paradores” of Spain and “Hostería del Estudiante de Alcalá de Henares”, as well as Chef Humberto Toledo Zaragoza, from Jalisco, México; and Maru Toledo, who represents the Women of Corn (Mujeres del Maíz) association.

Additionally, ten traditional cooks from Guanajuato and Jalisco and students from the “Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM)” will be also presenting some fantastic dishes during this festivity.

Among the participating restaurants are: El Jardín de los Milagros, La Trattoria, Bixa, Pimienta Negra, El Diego, Patio Andaluz, Aromas, La Casona del Arco, 13 Cielos, 21 Twenty One, Restaurante Cantina El Tres, Casa Valadez, Rosewood, La Virgen de la Cueva, among others.

Attendance is expected to exceed 27,000, and events include:

  • Gastronomic journals at participating restaurants
  • Fusion dinners between Mexican and Spanish Chefs
  • Tribute dinner to Cervantes
  • Pairing and cocktail dinners

This event will take place at restaurants across the cities of Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Irapuato, León and Salamanca.

Visit http://www.unionguanajuato.mx/ for more details and information in Spanish.

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