Leading Chefs of Riviera Maya Create Culinary Collective to Showcase Destination’s Gastronomic Excellence

Leading chefs of Riviera Maya have banded together to create a culinary collective that will host regular dinners to showcase the gastronomic excellence and creative juices of the destination’s top hotels and restaurants. Seven chefs are participating in the Cooks Collective:

Riviera Maya (COCO.RM):

Jorge Ildefonso, La Marea, Viceroy Riviera Maya

Jorge Ildefonso, La Marea, Viceroy Riviera Maya

“This is an unprecedented opportunity for our guests to sample the creative talents of the extraordinary chefs of the Riviera Maya,” said the Viceroy Riviera Maya’s Chef Ildefonso. “We will be working together, combining our unique individual skills with the region’s great abundance of fresh, top-quality foods from the land and sea, to make each dinner an unforgettable dining experience.”



COCO.RM will hold a series of dinners through November 2015 with four chefs participating in each dinner. The location of the dinners, which are limited to 20 diners, will rotate among the members of the collective:

September 23: La Fisheria: Chef Demecio with the chefs from Viceroy Riviera Maya, Hotel Cacao and The Plank.

October 7: The Plank: Chef Solombrino with the chefs from Viceroy Riviera Maya, Hotel Cacao and La Fisheria.

October 21: La Marea, Viceroy Riviera Maya: Chef Ildefonso with the chefs from Stone of Axiote, The Plank and The Palm at Playa.

October 31: Stone of Axiote: Chef Perez Stone with the chefs from The Palm at Playa, Viceroy Riviera Maya and The Imprevist.

November 4: Aroma Cilantro, The Palm at Playa: Chef Enciso with the chefs from The Plank, The Stone of Axiote and The Imprevist.

November 18: The Imprevist: Chef Solombrino with the chefs from Hotel Cacao, La Fisheria and The Stone of Axiote.

La Marea - Viceroy Riviera Maya

La Marea – Viceroy Riviera Maya

For more information, call 800-578-0281, email vrm.reservations@viceroyhotelsandresorts.com, or visit www.viceroyrivieramaya.com.

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