Yucatán is ready to celebrate the gastronomic festival of the year
The second edition of the Sabores de Yucatán Festival, to be held from November 16 to 20 in Mérida, will bring together renowned national and international chefs, fusing the rich local culinary tradition with international innovation.
Continuing the plan of the state government headed by Mauricio Vila Dosal, through Sefotur, headed by Michelle Fridman Hirsch, the Yucatecan capital is ready to become the gastronomic epicenter before the eyes of the world this coming November 16 and is preparing to give a welcoming the most demanding palates during the second edition of the Sabores de Yucatán Festival, an event that highlights the culinary richness of the region, with the presence of renowned national and international chefs, the Sabores de Yucatán Festival is distinguished by fusing local culinary tradition with the innovation of international cuisine, from ancestral to contemporary.
The festival becomes a showcase of culinary excellence, bringing together the best of the gastronomic industry. This second edition will have various activities, among which the academic program stands out, which will offer unmissable panels such as “The Vanguard and Tradition” and “The Strength of Latin American Cuisine”, providing a unique opportunity for students and lovers of gastronomy to immerse in this fantastic world, free tours of the main markets of the city, such as the Lucas de Gálvez Market and the Santiago Market, will have a route of markets and cantinas where you will have the opportunity to get to know the best of the city up close. city, in addition to the three gastronomic circuits for tasting tapas and drinks in renowned restaurants in the historic center of the city.
This second edition, Yucatán is preparing to replicate the success of 2022, becoming the host of three major events, which will once again make the entity the gastronomic epicenter of Mexico and the world. The Yucatecan capital will receive The Best Chefs Awards, which, for the first time in its history, leaves Europe and it is Yucatán that receives them from November 17 to 19, to present the 100 best chefs in the world, creating community and recognizing their trajectories, in addition to being a platform to exchange knowledge and experiences, discuss current issues and debate universal issues in the world of fine dining.
“The Best Chefs Awards” is an internationally renowned event that leaves Europe for the first time, under the theme “Origins and Future”, contributing to the diversity and richness of Sabores de Yucatán within the framework of gastronomy where events such as Barra México, with the cocktail and spirits route and The Mexican Selection for the Brussels World Competition, with tastings and tastings, where they are presented as an invitation to discover the incredible variety and versatility of Yucatecan cuisine with local products and spirits.
For its part, Barra México, is the most important bar show in Latin America, presenting within the framework of the Festival of Flavors, they will carry out “Yucatán Cocktail Fest” with 25 events, 7 cocktail routes involving 38 bars, hotels, and restaurants, in addition of 20 international and national brands, along with 4 ambassadors giving lectures and making cocktails.
Also, the activities of this great festival began with the México Selection by Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, the international championship dedicated to rewarding and promoting the greatest products made by Mexican hands. Although Yucatán is not known for being a wine-producing state, the contemporary gastronomic explosion has expanded the culinary offer in which it is essential to have a list of wines and liquors that balance the dishes that each of the restaurants offers on their menu.
Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture and gastronomic tradition of Yucatan. Join the more than 100 activities from November 16 to 21 in Mérida and discover why this city is recognized as the Cultural and Gastronomic Capital of the Southeast and ranked among the 5 best cities in the world to visit.