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Have A Baja Moment! Top Chefs Coming to Cabo for 2nd Annual A Taste of Capella

Have A Baja Moment! Top Chefs Coming to Cabo for 2nd Annual A Taste of Capella

Widely considered to be the finest luxury resort in Cabo San Lucas, Capella Pedregal is not content with sumptuous accommodations, lavish amenities, spectacular Pacific Ocean views and world-class restaurants like El Farallon and Don Manuel. Like Los Cabos luxury market competitor One & Only Palmilla, Capella Pedregal is also importing world-class talent for annual culinary events. Just as Palmilla has hosted two Mexican Culinary Festivals with some of the Mexico’s top chefs in attendance, Capella is once again bringing in some of the finest chefs in the U.S. to participate in their 2nd annual food and wine festival, A Taste of Capella.

Taste of Capella

Celebrity chefs are headed to Capella Pedregal for the luxury resort’s annual food and wine festival.

Capella’s 2nd annual food and wine extravaganza is scheduled for July  10-14, 2013, and is limited to 120 lucky (and well-heeled) participants. The event will offer four days of cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and tequila seminars with internationally respected chefs and sommeliers, and highlights will certainly include the welcoming wine and cheese tasting, the gourmet beach barbecue and the grand finale dinner, each of which will feature offerings from the visiting master chefs.

Taste of Capella

Capella Pedregal’s 2nd annual food and wine festival, A Taste of Capella, is scheduled for July 10-14, 2013.

The talent at this year’s event is certainly impressive, with a roster that includes Kent Rathburn, who opened Dallas’ renowned Abacus, and oversees six great Texas-based restaurants; Dean Fearing, creator of Fearing’s Restaurants and the “Dean” of Southwestern Cuisine; Tim Hollingsworth, former Chef de Cuisine at French Laundry and a winner of the prestigious James Beard Rising Chef of the Year Award; Philippe Schmit, Executive Chef at Houston’s Philippe’s Restaurant + Lounge, former Exec at New York’s celebrated Orsay and Master Chef of France designee; and Yvan Mucharraz and Lauren Sung Wong Tee, the Executive Chef and Pastry Chef at Capella Pedregal, respectively.

Taste of Capella

A Taste of Capella will include cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, tequila seminars, and a concluding dinner with each course prepared by a celebrity chef.

Vacation packages for A Taste of Capella include access to all official food and wine festival events, as well as round trip airport transportation, five days and four nights in an ocean view room or suite, a welcoming gift bag and bottle of tequila, breakfast each morning at Don Manuel’s, nightly turndown gifts and an after party with the master chefs following the grand finale dinner. For more information, visit Capella Pedregal or talk to a Baja.com travel agent.

Taste of Capella

The event kicks off with a wine and cheese tasting overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and ample opportunities to ponder the maxims of Brillat-Savarin.

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Photos courtesy of Capella Pedregal.

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About Chris Sands

Chris Sands is the author of Bohemia by the Bay, and writes about wine, golf, and travel for publications such as Baja.com, Los Cabos Guide, Los Cabos Magazine, 10 Best, and USA Today. He is a full-time resident of Cabo San Lucas.

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