Fine Dining & Wine Pairing Event at Viceroy Zihuatanejo – July 15 & 16, 2016

Food lovers who want an innovative and diverse culinary experience will relish the new guest chef series now offered at the Viceroy Hotel in Zihuatanejo. The first event, “Sabores & Antojos México” (Flavors and Cravings of Mexico) will be held the weekend of July 15 and 16, 2016.hotel-viceroy-zihuatanejo-ixtapa-zihuatanejo-mexico-photo-1760981

The luxurious Viceroy Hotel is located on the beachfront of Zihuatanejo.

This exclusive weekend is dedicated to the foodies at heart looking for a weekend of culinary exploration – delicious food, amazing wines, and culinary genius from celebrity chefs. The cost is $60 USD per person.sabores y antojo - Viceroy

For the first of this series, Viceroy’s own Chef Avila will be joined by Chef Federico Lopez, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and Chef Arturo Fernandez, a graduate from the Culinary Center Ragweed in Mexico City. Together this dynamic trio will bring clever, savory and edgy dinner menus, featuring a selection of wine pairings to emphasis the eclectic tastes.

Meet the Celebrity Chefs!


Executive Chef Eduardo Avila of Viceroy Zihuatanejo took the reins of the resort’s culinary team in January 2016, bringing more than 15 years of experience at exclusive hotels, private clubs and cruise lines. He is a dynamic and creative professional who has prepared world-class cuisine for a wide range of discriminating, high-profile and VIP guests. His past experience includes executive positions with Hotel Ecce Inn, Guanajuato; Lyford Cay Club, Nassau, Bahamas; M.S. Westerdam, Holland America Cruise Line; Allure of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International; St. Regis Hotel, Mexico City, and Four Seasons Hotel, Mexico City.vz-chef-arturo

Chef Arturo Fernandez is a graduate in Culinary Arts from the Culinary Center Ragweed in Mexico City and the 2004 Gold Medal winner of the Young Mexican Chef competition. He developed his skills in two of Spain’s most famous restaurants, Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz’s Mugaritz in San Sebastian and Ferrán Adriá’s El Bulli in Girona. Currently, he is the Corporate Chef of Coronado Group, co-owner/chef of acclaimed Restaurant Raiz in Atizapàn de Zaragoza, Mexico, and the director of the organizing committee of the International Congress of Gastronomy Fusion Mexico.vz-chef-lopez

Chef Federico Lopez, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, is a founder and former director of Mexico’s first school of gastronomy, the Culinary Center of Mexico, better known as the Ambrosia School, where he developed academic programs and culinary competitions, including the Young Mexican Chef competition, and coordinated gastronomic exhibitions, workshops and food festivals both international and Mexican. His many awards include the Éditions Larousse list of the Top 20 Best Chefs in Mexico and winner in 2007 of the Iron Chef Competition at the Hot & Spicy Food Festival in Toronto, Canada

Don’t miss this wonderful culinary event!


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Enjoy the wonderful tastes and flavors of Mexico!!!

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