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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, November 14, 2012

XVIII Festival Gourmet International Puerto Villarta Mexico

November 8 marked the Gala to celebrating the beginning of the XVIII Festival Gourmet International in Puerto Villarta, Sister City of Santa Barbara.


Marival Residences & World Spa Luxury Resort

Santa Barbara based Journalist Bonnie Carroll congratulates Chef Roland Menetrey and Chef Thierry Blouet on their XVIII Festival Gourmet International in Puerto Villarta Riviera Navarit, Mexico

A deligation of Sister City members, foodies and media from around the world were in attendance at the spectacular International Chefs welcome gala held at Marival Residences & World Spa Luxury Resort in Riviera Navarit, Mexico. The elegant evening included a special welcome and award presentation to the attending chefs by Chef Thierry Blouet, Chef Roland Menetrey and Chef Heinz Reize “Los Tres Mosqueteros” who founded the ten day festival created to showcase Puerto Villarta as a world class dining destination. The gourmet dinner, fire works display, and Mexican dancers in traditional costume turned the opening event into an unforgettable evening. For information, click here

Billy Collins & Aimee Mann

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