Puerto Vallarta's annual International Gourmet Festival is on this week (until November 18). Attendees meet master chefs and enjoy their sensational cooking artistry, as well as attend cooking classes, learn about wine pairing, taste fine wines and tequilas, and enjoy the culinary offerings of Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's finest restaurants. Participating restaurants hosts guest master chefs who create special menus to offer during the festival. Renowned chefs from all over the world as well as the talented chefs of local restaurants wow locals and visitors alike with their creations.
Puerto Vallarta's reputation as a gourmet destination has solidified over recent years. The international gourmet festival, now in its 18th year, and Restaurant Week, in its eighth, are highlights of the destination's calendar, but foodies who can't make it to these events will find plenty of gastronomic delights year-round. Read more about dining in Puerto Vallarta, and Mexico's top foodie destinations.
Can't make it to Puerto Vallarta for the gourmet festival? Time your visit for Puerto Vallarta's Restaurant Week in May.