Once again, the green pearl of the Mexican Pacific becomes the benchmark not only for its excellence in gastronomy, but also for inclusivity, being the only destination in the country that has the “They Gather Together” initiative, which was responsible on this occasion captivating Harvesting Baja California with the flavors of Puerto Vallarta.
In August the “Celebration of the XV” took place as part of the Baja California Harvest Festival. The “Anniversary of the Harvest” of the Hacienda Guadalupe took place, where the collective “Ellas se Juntan” from Puerto Vallarta presented the excellent gastronomy of the destination and fascinated the guests present.
The “They Get Together” initiative is coordinated by Mexican chef Fabiola Meraz, who had the idea of bringing together prominent women from Vallarta’s local gastronomy, as well as mixologists and sommeliers, with the aim of promoting, recognizing and giving women more visibility. to gain more space in the gastronomy scene, always with an altruistic goal.
“With these actions we want to demonstrate our talent as working women, which will first enable us to believe in ourselves and thus be able to show our work to society and achieve recognition and importance in the catering industry, without forgetting the noble goal of helping those who do it. They need it by supporting altruistic associations,” shared Meraz.
During the harvest festival, the gastronomy of Puerto Vallarta was represented by the aforementioned chef Fabiola Meraz of A Mar y Sierra, who delighted the palates with her “Chile Embirriado de Lamb”; Additionally, Chef Lara Castellón of Café des Artistes offered “Sealed Bass with Clam Emulsion”; For her part, Chef Ana María Rito of La Leche presented a “Shrimp Stick in Zarandeado Marinade”, while Chef Julieth Hernández of Gaviotas Restaurant at the Sheraton Hotel complemented this menu with her dessert “Peaches Frangipane”. Together with the kitchen team, they expressed their talent and culinary quality in each dish and accompanied each dish with prestigious labels of Hazando de Guadalupe wines such as: Gaby Rose, Gigi, Sauvignon blanco, Caporal tinto and Tempranillo.