December 5, 2016 6:08 pm

sabor-a-cabo-low “Sabor a Cabo, thanks the governor’s support, and that of our the mayor, in bringing  a group of this magnitude to our event,” said Rodrigo Cabeza de Vaca, president of CANIRAC Los Cabos. Ruben Reachi, director of the Tourism Board of Los Cabos acknowledged that much of the event’s success has been the culmination of a year-long effort to continue growing in magnitude and international acclaim. “CANIRAC, (which is the Los Cabos Restaurants and Bars Association) gives appreciative thanks to those committed people of Los Cabos who make this special event possible,” said Reachi. The four-day food and wine festival taking place from December 4-10, 2016 features Los Cabos chefs Rodrigo Cabeza de Vaca from La Galeria, Ángel Carbajal from Nick-San, Jesús Castro from Edith’s and The Office, and Paolo de la Corte from Sunset da Mona Lisa. Over 50 chefs from around the world are participating at Sabor a Cabo as well as Baja California wineries, from as far as the Guadalupe del Valle in Ensenada and as close as La Paz. Sabor a Cabo is a gourmet culinary extravaganza that rivals the best of the best in fine cuisine. dsc_5759-low On December 6, the Sculpture Garden at the Botanical Park Wirikuta, will host chefs Dieter Koschina, Federico Zanellato, Roberto Alcocer, Najat Kaanache, Thierry Blouet and Eduardo Osuna. On Saturday afternoon, December 10, guests will enjoy a nature outing at the orchard Los Tamarindos; a farm-style area where participants will learn everything about growing organic products and, ultimately, enjoy a cooking class and sample the succulent dishes of this unique restaurant. Genaro Ruiz, Secretary of State Tourism, stressed that “The festival has become a benchmark of excellence of gastronomy and quality of services offered in Los Cabos.” At the Friday, October 14 press conference held at San Jose del Cabo’s Rock N Brew Restaurant Cantina, it was announced that attendees will be able to sample dishes from the 50 participating restaurants, as well as wines, cocktails, mezcal and tequila from top Mexican brands. Mexican microbreweries are also on the schedule of this 11th Sabor a Cabo event that is expecting three thousand lovers of delicious, mouth-watering cuisine and fine wine. panoramica-2013-low Two years ago, the Sabor a Cabo Culinary Festival was held in post-Thanksgiving late November. The 11th annual food and wine event is still preceded by the BeerFest activities that occur two weeks prior on the Cabo San Lucas Marina at Puerto Paraiso, November 18-20. The amount of participating restaurants has risen from 30 dining establishments two years ago to 50 this year. “Sabor a Cabo offers guests, visitors and residents alike an opportunity to experience the very best in gastronomy and wine offered anywhere in all of Mexico. They truly enjoy the Sabor a Cabo due to their great appreciation for great food and wine along with co-existence of quality,” noted Carmen Carbajal, of CANIRAC Los Cabos. igll8194-low The memorable cuisine will be supplemented once again by the exquisite wine from the valley’s of Mexico known as Coahuila Parras, St. Thomas, San Rafael and the “Napa Valley of Mexico” Valle de Guadalupe. “Our destination has a rich and booming culinary scene that many people are still discovering. Events such as Sabor a Cabo highlight these offerings and provide us with a platform to position the unique products, sustainable brands and delicious flavors available in this particular region of Mexico.” said Eduardo Segura, Managing Director of the Los Cabos Tourism Board. band In 2014, an unprecedented Sabor a Cabo arrival was a one-star Michelin chef recipient from Tokyo, Japan. That same year, Dieter Koschina, owner and chef of Vilajoya Restaurant in Portugal was awarded a 3rd level Michelin Star and #22 best of the world ranking. Awarded his first Michelin star in 1995, Koschina’s guiding culinary philosophy of “First the flavour, then the presentation,” is a continuing testament of what the, “reaching world-wide status and prestige” event, is truly all about. The cost for a ticket to the main Saturday, December 10th gala held at the Sculpture Garden of Puerto Los Cabos will be $200 U.S. dollars general admission, $350 to see MANÁ and a limited seating 48 VIP tables at a price of $500 per chair. Ninety percent of all proceeds will benefit the Los Cabos Children’s Foundation as well as the Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo Fire Departments and the Red Cross. Tickets are limited and the growing event is usually sold out. For more information please call (624) 143-3944 or Email: caniracloscabos@gmail.com and/or visit www.saboracabo.mx * logosabor-low]]>