Restaurant Week Set for Celebrating its 19th Edition
43 restaurants in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit are set to celebrate 19 years of Restaurant Week. Organized by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group since 2005, the general idea for this successful event was inspired by the culinary festivals that were already taking place in other international cities around the world.
The River Café Restaurant was the pleasant venue for the press conference that offered the details of Restaurant Week 2023. This presentation was led by Juan Pablo Hernández and Jorge Chávez, operating director and executive director, respectively; as well as Jorge Antonio Quintero, director of Turismo de Playa de Puerto Vallarta, who attended on behalf of Luis Villaseñor, general director of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board.
“We are now celebrating the very beginning of the newest edition of our culinary festival. It has been 19 years of uninterrupted history, which reflects the current success of the event. Our goal is to bring the best of our destination’s gastronomy to all residents and visitors who are looking for pampering their palate at affordable prices,” said Jorge Chávez, executive director of Restaurant Week.
This year’s restaurants that have participated in previous editions are Archie’s Wok, Azafrán Restaurant, Barcelona Tapas, Basilio Comer & Beber, Bocados Steak House, Bravos Restaurant, Café des Artistes, Casa 449 · Comedor Contemporáneo, DAO Contemporary Chinese Cuisine, Di Vino Dante, Eclecticos Restaurante & Bar, Eugenia, Hacienda San Ángel Gourmet, Joe Jack’s Fish Shack, Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant, La Cigale *French Bistro*, La Leche, La Tienda Grande, Le Kliff, Loma 42 Bahía, Opa Greek Bistro, River Café Restaurant, Sandrina’s Cocina Mediterránea/Griega, Serrano’s Grill, Serrano’s Meat House, Siam Cocina Thai, Sonora House, Trattoria di Nuovo, Trio, Vitea Bistro Café and Vivero Wine Bar.
Likewise, the restaurants participating for the very first time are Amixtli Restaurant, Daiquiri Dick’s on the Beach, Frida’s Kitchen, IL PESCE, Karuma Gourmet Grill, Marcelita by Marcela, Meet Meat, Mikoh Bucerías, Olive by Rubén, Parrotfish – Zona Romántica, Pata de Elefante and Xochi Restaurant.
“Restaurant Week is a fabulous and very successful project. This culinary festival is showing us its consolidation and we are very happy to carry out another edition of this event. Now, 43 restaurants from Banderas Bay are going to participate and there are more and more places wanting to be part of this world-wide renowned event”, shared Juan Pablo Hernández, operating director of Restaurant Week.
Taking place from May 15th to June 10th, 2023, Restaurant Week is an event supported by the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board and the Riviera Nayarit Tourism and Development Board.