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Since the beginning, Food Network Celebrity Chef and USFOODS Culinary Specialist Penny Davidi has been the Cuisine of the Sun Festival's curator.  Similar to last year, she has invited the chefs participating in this year’s event and is providing direction with the overall structure of


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Pat is a celebrity chef and restaurateur, who has authored cookbooks and hosted two popular Food Network programs, Road Tasted with the Neelys and Down Home with the Neelys, which eventually became one of Food Network’s most highly rated debut shows. As co-owner of Neely's


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The Cuisine of the Sun International Culinary Festival is pleased to welcome return guest, Rahm Fama.  Well known in the foodie industry as the meat-loving host of the Food Network’s show Meat and Potatoes, Fama is a master in the kitchen. His passion for cooking


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The Cuisine of the Sun International Culinary Festival is thrilled to welcome back Michele Ragussis.  Most well known for her appearances as a finalist on the eighth season of the Food Network series Food Network Star, Ragussis brings a wealth of knowledge and culinary expertise


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A jack-of-all-trades, Martita Jara is a professional chef and interior designer who takes her passion for entertaining to new heights. As a native to Southern California and a first generation Mexican American, Jara is a master of Mexican flavors. Her vibrant personality and fresh twist


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This daily rate includes... OR CONTACT US AT TOLL FREE: 1 800 831 1191 Terms & Conditions Chefs and venues are subject to change without previous notice. Rates are in USD per person per night at Villa la Estancia Beach Resort & Spa, Riviera Nayarit. May not be


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This daily rate includes lodging and access to the Cuisine of the Sun Festival, as an a la carte, all-inclusive plan, an array of dining and entertainment options will be available to you at Villa La Estancia, including a breakfast buffet, snacks, lunch and gourmet


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The sensational four-day festival promises to be a grand affair, with a variety of entertaining activities that are sure to tempt your palate and keep you engaged from beginning to end.  Whether attending an elegant dinner alongside famous foodies, absorbing the knowledge of expert chefs