On Tuesday morning, 24 reporters and photographers from 16 of the Riviera Maya’s media outlets gathered at Wicky’s Restaurant and Beach Club to get the scoop on Playa del Carmen’s upcoming culinary event, Taste of Playa 2010. For this, the second annual sampling, expectations are naturally high after the success of last year’s inaugural event. If the interest and enthusiasm of the media are any indication, we should expect another great turnout for a fabulous day of fine food and high spirits!
Special thanks to our own Armando Elizalde for leading the Press Conference and speaking on behalf of the Volunteer Executive Committee. Also, thanks to Roberto Pena representing the Rotary Club of Playa del Carmen, the beneficiary of this year’s festival proceeds, Natalia Schweitzer speaking for LocoGringo.com and all the generous corporate sponsors and finally, Hector Escobedo of the Riviera Maya Association of Chefs. We also would like to thank our friends in the local media without whom we could not possibly reach out to the entire Riviera Maya community and achieve the attendance we hope for.
Taste of Playa is a community-oriented culinary event that celebrates the creativity and diverse cultural influences of chefs throughout the Riviera Maya. Taste of Playa 2010 will take place on November 21, 2010, in Playa del Carmen’s Parque Fundadores. The event is open to the public with tickets and all-inclusive VIP passes available for sale on the official event website http://www.tasteofplaya.com starting July 1, 2010. Proceeds will go to a food education program initiated by the Rotary Club in Playa del Carmen that will directly benefit the children and families of the Riviera Maya.