It has begun 2023 and with it new opportunities to participate and why not, to succeed in the Gastronomy Competition have opened up. This time, we propose five Mexican competitions in which you can try your luck.
What does motherland taste like?
It is organized by the Ministry of Culture and the General Directorate of Popular, Indigenous and Urban Culture (DGCPIU) of the Government of Mexico in 2021. A third edition is expected, which will maintain the same objective as the previous one: to recognize the country’s food culture.
Contestants must use local ingredients of the country, also, if you wish to participate in the individual category, it must be accompanied by an original recipe. If you sign up with other people, they have the possibility to make a traditional recipe.
Pairing Competition with Nami
NAMI is the first Mexican sake and together with the Sec Sommeliers Association of Latin America, they created a pairing competition in 2021 with NAMI itself. The purpose of the event is to encourage individual sommeliers and anyone to come up with a fun and innovative pairing. Mexican sake.
chef of the year mexico
Aimed at professional chefs, the competition aims to support gastronomic tourism in the country and promote Mexican gastronomy. For this, seven semi-finals are held in different cities of Mexico, which will help to decide who will win the Grand Final. Similarly, second and third place prizes are also given here.
Xochimilco Cooking Competition
It was built with the support of the Biozabu Cooperative and Business Finland, the Xochimilko mayor’s office and the community itself. The Ministry of the Environment of Mexico City and the Ministry of Tourism of Mexico City also cooperated.
Among the requirements, participants must create a dish with at least two ingredients from pre-Hispanic cuisine, namely venison, corn, hoja santa, among others.
Traditional Otomi Cooking Competition
It is a state award whose age has made it popular. It is convened by the Assembly of Culture of the Municipality of Tierra Blanca and the Art Center of Guanajuato. Likewise, it is supported by the State Institute of Culture.
Only residents of Guanajuato can participate; Similarly, another requirement is to be a member of an Otomi community.