Culinary Fests


The Villa Group Beach Resorts & Spas

About Culinary Fests 2019

The Villa Group is proud to present Culinary Fests 2019, a series of gourmet festivals to be held at our luxury resorts in Mexico’s top destinations, including Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Cabo San Lucas, and the Islands of Loreto. Each event, which has been organized by The Villa Group and curated by Chef Penny Davidi in collaboration with various celebrity chefs and industry professionals, is designed to place a spotlight on the top Mexican and International wellness and culinary trends of the year. Join us for one or more of our spectacular Culinary Festivals throughout the year and experience the Villa Group difference in a unique, entertaining, and life changing way.

Celebrities Chefs


Penny Davidi

Since the beginning, Celebrity Chef and Sysco Foods Culinary Sales Consultant, Penny Davidi has been the Cuisine of the Sun Festival’s curator.

Michelle Ragussis

The Cuisine of the Sun International Culinary Festival is thrilled to welcome back Michele Ragussis...

Jamika Pessoa

As a savvy business owner and certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, Chef Jamika has made a name for herself...

Chef Plum

The list culinary credits goes on and on for Chef Plum, the newest celebrity chef to offer his expertise at the Cuisine of the Sun...

Katsuji Tanabe

The star of Top Chef Boston and Top Chef Mexico will light up the kitchens at The Cuisine of the Sun...

David Fuerte

David Fuerte is the CEO and Co-Founder of Made for Chefs, Artisan Street Kitchen Catering and Artisan Chef Creations...

Upcoming Events

American Divas Culinary Fest

2nd Edition – February 12-15

The American Divas Culinary Fest is back! This year, from February 12-15, 2019, you can revel…