Mark your calendars for the third annual Taste of Playa 2011,which will take place on November 20th in scenic Playa del Carmen,Mexico. The culinary festival will be held in the Riviera Maya at Parque Fundadores on the beaches of the stunning Mexican Caribbean sea. The event will allow attendees to sample a fabulous array of different types of cuisine,prepared by the area's best chefs. Popular restaurants from across the Riviera Maya will bring new menu items to test their popularity,along with a number of crowd pleasers from previous years.
Due to the overwhelming success of the event in 2010,many large corporate sponsors and other previous participants have already signed up to support this year's event. In a statement to the press,event chairperson Monica Hartlief said,"We are already seeing a lot of interest this year. The event grew much faster than we had anticipated. A lot of restaurants have already contacted us to reserve a place." In 2011,the Taste of Playa will feature tasty treats from more than 40 restaurants,bars and other specialty food retailers,who will provide samples for the more than 7000 expected visitors.
Since 2009,the Taste of Playa festival has been organized by a committee of Playa del Carmen business men and women to draw attention to the delectable array of culinary offerings along the Riviera Maya. The creativity and diversity of the chefs in the area is legendary,with a variety of cultural influences from around the world combined with a local flare. Other popular annual community events held in the Riviera Maya include the Mexican Wine Festival in February and the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival,which will celebrate its 8th year in 2011. Taste of Playa is open to the public via tickets and VIP passes that will be available for sale starting on July 1st.