This is a culinary event in Playa del Carmen that celebrates the creativity and cultural influences of chefs throughout the Riviera Maya. The event promotes the unique culinary perspectives of local chefs, highlights new event venues that attract a variety of participants and coordinates the efforts of local businesses and municipal governments.Taste of Playa has captured the attention of international media by showing the spirit of multi-cultural cooperation that defines the modern Riviera Maya.
Taste of Playa offers locals and visitors a unique opportunity to sample a wide variety of contemporary and traditional cuisines, created by distinctive restaurants from Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya.
Armando Elizalde, co-chair of the event explains“We are thrilled to celebrate our 5th anniversary and this year we have special surprises that we’ll be disclosing as the date approaches. We are very grateful to have the support and commitment from many of our 2012 participants and corporate sponsors.”
Originally launched in 2009, Taste of Playa has grown from 25 participating restaurants and beverage providers, to more than 40. Taste of Playa’s increasing popularity is expected to draw more than 8,000 local and international visitors to this year’s event.
Taste of Playa is organized by a committee of eight local business owners in Playa del Carmen. The committee’s goal is to help develop and sustain community programs that will have a positive effect on the residents of Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya.
Taste of Playa is a community-oriented culinary event that is open to the public and relies on partners and sponsors for financial support. Taste of Playa pesos, “the event currency” and VIP passes will be sold online starting July 2013.
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