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Barcelo Maya Grand Resort to kick off its annual gourmet festival in early September

The Barcelo Maya Grand Resort is just days away from kicking off its annual Barcelo Gourmet Festival in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, inviting guests to experience fine dining at its very best. This year’s event will be hosted by world-famous chefs who will present a selection of their culinary masterpieces in an exclusive ambience.

Barcelo Maya Grand Resort to kick off its annual gourmet festival in early September

Before the end of this week, the Barcelo Gourmet Festival will have kicked off at the Barcelo Maya Grand Resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, giving way to a week-long food extravaganza with the participation of star chefs from the world over.

Now in its fourth edition, this gourmet festival was created with the aim of promoting Riviera Maya’s rich gastronomic culture and has now expanded to include fusion cuisine with international twists and touches. At its core, this is mainly a Mexican food festival, but it renews itself every year with the participation of new chefs putting their own spin on Mexican delicacies.

From 8th to 15th September all guests at Barcelo Maya Grand Resort, and sister properties Barcelo Maya Caribe and Barcelo Maya Beach, are invited to be part of this exclusive culinary event that includes international names like Xavier Perez Sstone, Ryan Steyn, Pedro Abascal, Alejandro Sanchez, Najla Vargas and Dew Deckman.

The culinary calendar of events will unfold as follows:

Saturday 8th September - Dinner and Pairing with Chefs Xavier Pérez Stone from "Axiote, Cocina de México”, Pedro Abascal from “Primo Restaurante” and Najla Vargas from “La Chula Tulum”.

Sunday 9 September - Dinner and Pairing with Chef Ryan Steyn, author of “The Cook Book”.

Monday 10 September - Dinner and Pairing with Barceló Maya Grand Resort Chefs, under the theme “México de mis sabores”.

Tuesday 11 September - Dinner and Pairing with Aarón Mizrahi from “Sonora Grill Group”.

Wednesday 12 September - Dinner and Pairing with Cooks Collective of Yucatán from “Cocina tradicional mexicana”.

Thursday 13 September - Dinner and Pairing with Maximiliano Sola from “Passion by Martin Berasategui”.

Friday 14 September - Dinner and Pairing with Drew Deckman from “Deckman’s en el Mogor”.

Saturday 15 September - Dinner and Pairing with Alejandro Sánchez from “Royal Hideaway Playacar”.

Whichever event you choose to attend, all dinners and wine pairing are priced at $45 USD per person, with a Day Pass with dinner and wine pairing priced at $60 USD per person.

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