January 17-20 At Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta

ABOUT ECHION

Tequila & Agave Festival at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta

ABOUT TEQUILA & AGAVE FESTIVAL

Don’t miss out on the upcoming, Tequila and Agave Festival set for January 17-20, 2018 at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta. Alongside celebrity chefs Martita Jara and Chris Nirschele, you can start the New Year off right with tequila tasting, special dinners, and more!

Curated by Chef Penny Davidi

THE PLACE

Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa
Situated on the soft sands of Banderas Bay is Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta, an enchanting family resort that combines charming Mexican tradition with upscale sophistication and modernity. The magical resort, situated close to the center of downtown Puerto Vallarta, offers a unique vacation experience that will have you falling in love with the stunning beachfront destination. Boasting two freeform pools, three delicious culinary options and a state-of-the-art spa, Villa del Palmar is everything you need for a fun-filled vacation and more!

Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta

Celebrity Chefs

Martita Jara

A jack-of-all-trades, Martita Jara is a professional chef and interior designer who takes her passion for entertaining to new heights. As a native to Southern California and a first generation Mexican American, Jara is a master of Mexican flavors. Her vibrant personality and fresh twist on traditional Mexican food has earned her high regard in the culinary world. While most well known for her appearance on Season 8 of The Next Food Network Star, Martita has also been featured on Home Made Simple and FOX 5 San Diego.

Chris Nirschel

Chris Nirschel is also known as the 'Culinary Bad Boy,’ who’s been featured on VH1, CNN, NBC, Fox, Dr. OZ Better TV, and Food Network. Nowadays he is the CEO of NY Catering Service, a Tri-State executive catering company that specializes in fully customizable gourmet eats for events. Nirschel was classically trained at The French Culinary Institute but is most famous for bringing bold and intriguing flavors to the kitchen with no recipes at all. Now this culinary bad boy creates exciting flavor profiles, with confidence to boot.

Sponsors

Schedule

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • 6:00 pm – Cocktail Opening | FREE

Thursday, January 18, 2018

  • 2:00 pm  – Battle Cooking Challenge | FREE

Guest vs. Chef or Chef Vs Chef. Join a cooking team and participate in our cooking contest hosted by our International Guest Chef!

  • 4:00 pm – Tequila Pong Game

ROOM ONLY PLAN: $5 USD | ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN: FREE
Compete with other guests in a different and entertaining way to win a trophy and other prizes for being the best Tequila pong player.

  • 7:00 pm – Celebrity Chefs Tequila Dinner with Chris Nirschel

ROOM ONLY PLAN: $59 USD | ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN: 40% OFF
Enjoy a delicious sunset dinner with Chef Chris Nirschel accompanied by a loved one with Mexican dishes and Tequila, the ingredient of the week.

Friday, January 19, 2018

  • 2:00 pm – Battle Cooking Challenge | FREE

Guest vs. Chef or Chef Vs Chef. Join a cooking team and participate in our cooking contest hosted by our International Guest Chef!

  • 4:00 pm – Tequila Making Process and Tequila Tasting

ROOM ONLY PLAN: $20 USD | ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN: FREE
Learn the process of artisanal Tequila production, while savoring an exquisite variety of tequila, regional snacks that will enhance its flavor, and a preparation of cocktails with exotic ingredients and spices carried out by our mixologist.

  • 7:00 pm – Celebrity Chefs Tequila Dinner with Martita Jara

ROOM ONLY PLAN: $59 USD | ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN: 40% OFF
Join Martita Jara and a loved one for a delicious sunset dinner with Mexican dishes and Tequila, the ingredient of the week.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • 2:00 pm -Battle Cooking Challenge | FREE

Guest vs. Chef or Chef Vs Chef. Join a cooking team and participate in our cooking contest hosted by our  International Guest Chef!

  • 4:00 pm – Tequila Pong Game

ROOM ONLY PLAN: $5 USD | ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN: FREE
Compete with other guests in a different and entertaining way to win a trophy and other prizes for being the best Tequila pong player.

  • 7:00 pm -Grand Finale – Celebrity Chefs Tequila Dinner with Martita Jara and Chris Nirschel

ROOM ONLY PLAN: $59 USD | ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN: 40% OFF
You and your loved one will enjoy a delicious sunset dinner that includes Mexican dishes and Tequila, the ingredient of the week with Martita Jara and Chris Nirschel.

Reservations

Book your Culinary Activity: +52 (322) 226 1400 EXT: 1100

Book your room: 1 800 831 1191

Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta

Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio Km. 2.5 Zona Hotelera Norte, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México C.P. 48333