Live the Cuisine of the Sun Experience

– From April 25th to 29th, 2018 –
WEDNESDAY NIGHT – April 25th
 

OPENING CEREMONY, COCKTAIL AND CHEF’S PRESENTATIONS
Festivities begin with a Mexican themed party alongside our pool deck at Villa La Estancia, where celebrity chefs will meet and mingle with guests, while serving up fantastic two-bite hors d’oeurves. A spectacular firework show will light up the sky, while the hotel culinary crew ends the night with the most outrageous display of chocolates and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth and cravings.

 

 

6:00 pm

 

FREE


THURSDAY – April 26th
 

TALK SHOW & COOKING CLASS

Participating guests learn a few tricks of the trade during a cooking show, which features the talents of the celebrity Chefs on the terrace of El Patron at Villa del Palmar Flamingos.

 

First Class: 11:00 am

Second Class: 12:00 pm

 

FREE

 
CHOPPED CHALLENGE BY SUGARFOODS

On the terrace of El Patron at Villa del Palmar Flamingos, Chef Penny Davidi hosts the first of many Chopped Challenges, sponsored by SugarFoods, where participants accompanied by celebrity Chefs collaborate to create unique dishes with a limited array of ingredients.

 

1:00 pm

FREE
 

CHEFS DINNER
Celebrity chefs prepare a wonderful 4-course dinner with wine pairing at La Parrilla Restaurant at Villa La Estancia, where guests can mingle while enjoying exquisite cuisine and a sensational atmosphere.

 

 

6:00 pm

 

European Plan: $28 USD

All Inclusive Plan: 50% OFF


FRIDAY – April 27th
 

TALK SHOW & COOKING CLASS
Join the stars for 2 hours of hot topics, great demos with audience participation, and a heated Q&A on the terrace of El Patron at Villa del Palmar Flamingos, as the celebrity chefs put it all on the table. Participating guests learn a few tricks of the trade during the talk show and demonstration, which features a few celebrity chefs.

 

 

First Class: 11:00 am

Second Class: 12:00 pm

 

FREE

 

CHOPPED CHALLENGE BY SUGARFOODS
Penny Davidi hosts another Chopped Challenge on the terrace of El Patron at Villa del Palmar Flamingos, sponsored by SugarFoods, which pits pairs of celebrities, including Chefs and guest participants, against one another for a spot in the Chopped Challenge Grand Finale.

 

 

1:00 pm

 

 

FREE

 

CHEFS DINNER
At this incredible Chef Dinner at La Casona Restaurant at Villa La Estancia, guests can relish in the delicious creations of participating Chefs while enjoying the sensational atmosphere.

 

 

6:00 pm

 

 

European Plan: $31 USD

All Inclusive Plan: 50% OFF

SATURDAY – April 28th
 

TALK SHOW & COOKING CLASS

Participating guests learn a few tricks of the trade on the terrace of El Patron at Villa del Palmar Flamingos, as Chefs tantalize the audience with their sensational culinary creations in an exquisite cooking display.

 

 

 

First Class: 11:00 am

Second Class: 12:00 pm

 

FREE

 
 

CHOPPED CHALLENGE GRAND FINALE BY SUGARFOODS
The ultimate poolside display of cooking talent,  on the terrace of El Patron at Villa del Palmar Flamingos, which pits the winners of Thursday and Friday’s events against each other in a culinary showdown, sponsored by SugarFoods, as they compete to win the ultimate Grand Prize, a 3 night all-inclusive stay at Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit, sponsored by The Villa Group.

 

 

1:00 pm

 

FREE

CLOSING CEREMONY: BEACH PARTY DINNER, FASHION SHOW AND ROCK
Join us for the most spectacular beach party in Mexico where all the chefs prepare their signature dishes. Come dance under the stars at the Flamingos Beach, as the hottest local bands entertain and the finest lingerie, swimsuits and diamonds steal the show, in a spectacular event that features international models, draped in millions of dollars in jewels. Closing the event is a fireworks extravaganza!
 

6:00 pm

 

European Plan: $28 USD

All Inclusive Plan: FREE


SUNDAY – April 29th
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Join us at El Patron Restaurant at Villa del Palmar Flamingos for a delicious Sunday Brunch.

 

10:00 am

 

European Plan: $26 USD

All Inclusive Plan: FREE


* Chefs and venues are subject to change without previous notice.

Live the Cuisine of the Sun Experience

– From April 24th to 27th, 2018-
TUESDAY – April 24th
WELCOME DINNER

Guests will have the opportunity to meet the celebrity chefs who will participate in this year’s festival and the winemaker of one of the best Mexican & Napa Valley wineries at Plaza Palmita.

 

 

6:00 pm

 

 


WEDNESDAY – April 25th
COOKING DEMO WITH CELEBRITY CHEF SUSIE JIMENEZ AT VILLA DEL PALMAR

Come and enjoy the creations of Celebrity Chef Susie Jimenez from Food Network and chef Patron Gulio Lupori from Bella California Restaurant at the pool area at Villa del Palmar and learn how to make their most famous recipes.

 

 

12:00 pm

 

FREE

 
COOKING DEMO WITH CELEBRITY CHEF CHRIS KYLER AT VILLA DEL ARCO

Visit the pool area at Villa del Arco and learn a few tricks of the trade during the cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Chris Kyler from Food Network and chef Patron Jorge Salas from El Patron Restaurant.

 

12:00 pm

FREE
COOKING DEMO WITH CELEBRITY CHEF TREGAYE FRASER AT VILLA LA ESTANCIA

Come and enjoy the creations of Celebrity Chef Tregaye Frase from Food Network and chef Patron Candelario Leon from La Casona Restaurant at the pool area at Villa La Estancia and learn how to make their most famous recipes.

 

12:00 pm

FREE
CELEBRITY CHEFS PRESENT A 4 COURSE MENU PAIRED WITH ITALIAN WINES

4 Chefs – 4 Courses – 4 Wines

Enjoy a 4-course tasting menu paired with 4 excellent italian wines at Bella California Restaurant at Villa del Palmar, presented by our celebrity chefs Tregaye Fraser and Susie Jimenez and chefs Patrons Giulio Lupori & Candelario Leon.

 

6:00 pm

European Plan: $49 USD

All Inclusive Plan: $20 USD

CELEBRITY CHEFS PRESENT A 4 COURSE MENU PAIRED WITH MEXICAN WINES

4 Chefs – 4 Courses – 4 Wines

Enjoy a 4-course tasting menu paired with 4 excellent mexican wines at El Patron Restaurant at Villa del Arco, presented by our celebrity chefs Chris Kyler and Rahm Fama and chefs Patrons Julio Salas and Remby Rubio.

 

       6:00 pm European Plan: $49 USD

All Inclusive Plan: $20 USD

THURSDAY – April 26th
COOKING COMPETITION WITH CELEBRITY CHEF TREGAYE FRASER AT VILLA DEL PALMAR

Come and enjoy a cooking competition with our celebrity chef Tregaye Fraser from Food Network and chef Patron Remby Rubio from Neptune Restaurant vs guest, and learn how to make some of their most famous recipes at the pool area in Villa del Palmar.

 

 

12:00 pm

 

FREE

COOKING COMPETITION WITH CELEBRITY CHEF RAHM FAMA AT VILLA DEL ARCO

Visit the pool area at Villa del Arco and learn a few tricks of the trade during a cooking competition with Celebrity Chef Rahm Fama from Food Network and chef Patron Tanya Diaz from Tomatillos Restaurant vs guest.

 

12:00 pm

 

FREE
COOKING COMPETITION WITH CELEBRITY CHEF SUSIE JIMENEZ AT VILLA LA ESTANCIA

Come and enjoy a cooking competition with our Celebrity Chef Susie Jimenez from Food Network and chef Patron Rey vs guest, and learn how to make their most famous recipes at the pool area in Villa La Estancia.

 

12:00 pm

 

FREE
CELEBRITY CHEFS PRESENT A 5 COURSE MENU PAIRED WITH NAPA VALLEY WINES

5 Chefs – 5 Courses – 5 Wines

Enjoy a 5-course tasting menu paired with 5 Napa wines, at Neptune Seafood Restaurant at Villa del Arco, presented by two celebrity chefs, Tregaye Fraser and Rahm Fama, and three chefs Patron, Tanya Diaz, Jorge Salas and Remby Rubio.

 

6:00 pm

 

European Plan: $59 USD

All Inclusive Plan: $30 USD

CELEBRITY CHEFS PRESENT A 5 COURSE MENU PAIRED WITH MEXICAN WINES

5 Chefs – 5 Courses – 5 Wines

Enjoy a 5-course tasting menu paired with 5 excellent mexican wines at La Casona Restaurant at Villa La Estancia, presented by our celebrity chefs Chris Kyler and Susie Jimenez and chefs Patrons Giulio Lupori, Candelario Leon & Rey.

 

6:00 pm

 

European Plan: $59 USD

All Inclusive Plan: $30 USD

FRIDAY – April 27th
COOKING COMPETITION WITH CELEBRITY CHEF CHRIS KYLER AT VILLA DEL PALMAR

Come and enjoy a cooking competition with our celebrity chef Chris Kyler from Food Network and chef Patron Tanya Diaz from Tomatillos Restaurant vs guest, and learn how to make some of their most famous recipes at the pool area in Villa del Palmar.

 

 

12:00 pm

 

FREE

 
COOKING COMPETITION WITH CELEBRITY CHEF TREGAYE FRASER AT VILLA DEL ARCO

Visit the pool area at Villa del Arco and learn a few tricks of the trade during a cooking competition with Celebrity Chef Tregaye Fraser from Food Network and chef Patron Remby Rubio from Neptune Restaurant vs guest.

 

12:00 pm FREE
COOKING COMPETITION WITH CELEBRITY CHEF RAHM FAMA AT VILLA LA ESTANCIA

Come and enjoy a cooking competition with our Celebrity Chef Rahm Fama from Food Network and chef Patron Rey vs guest, and learn how to make their most famous recipes at the pool area in Villa La Estancia.

 

12:00 pm FREE
CLOSING CEREMONY: GASTRONOMIC JOURNEY ON THE BEACH, FASHION SHOW AND LIVE MUSIC

Enjoy an incredible evening on the beach, with live music and a fashion show and taste the creations of celebrity food network chefs and all the great team of The Villa Group Chefs. 10 chefs cooking for the delight of your palate.

 

6:00 pm European Plan: $49 USD

All Inclusive Plan: $20 USD

* Chefs and venues are subject to change without previous notice.