With the island already gearing up for the Christmas Season, November is packed full with #foodie events, including: El Sabor Tiene Nombre VI, José Andres & Friends, food truck festival ‘Vive La Laguna’ and more.
El Sabor Tiene Nombre VI Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan
The Universidad del Sagrado Corazón will be hosting this years ‘El Sabor Tiene Nombre’ on Sunday Nov 1, 2015 at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino in San Juan.
This annual event brings together some of Puerto Rico’s top chefs for an evening of amazing food and wine with all proceeds going to the University’s Endowment Fund.
Chefs appearing at ‘El Sabor Tiene Nombre V1 include:
Martin Louzao (Cocina Abierta)
Gerardo García (Frida’s)
Erica Gómez (La Concha)
Jannette Berrios (Sheraton Hotel)
José Carles (Royal Isabela)
José Vila (Wine Box)
Roberto Treviño (Budatai)
Tickets for El Sabor Tiene Nombre V1 cost $150 and the event starts at 4pm
More Info: TicketCenter and 787-268-8846
Culinary Getaway with José Andres & Friends, Dorado Beach
Spend a weekend in the presence of culinary greatness; sounds fun? Well that is exactly what you will get at Dorado Beach’s ‘Culinary Getaway with José Andres & Friends’. The exclusive event with super star Chefs Jose Andres, Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, and Jose Enrique will feature: Cooking Classes, Competitions and an exclusive Gala Dinner.
More Info: Dorado Beach, Ritz-Carlton Reserve,787-626-1100
Vive La Laguna, Condado Lagoon, San Juan
With Condado Lagoon as its backdrop, Vive La Laguna will bring together some of the best Food Trucks on the island as well as rocking live music. Expect to see:
La Marketa Express, Cosechas, La Gastrovan, Yummy Dumplings, The Meatball Company, Crazy Sushi, Antohaus and Lemon Submarine
More Info: Facebook
More #Foodie Events in November
Humacao Culinary Fest
Regular food festival at Plazoleta del Centro de Bellas Artes Águedo Mojica Marrero in Humaca, Featuring local restaurants, live music and more
Mojo Culinary Fest, Salinas
Monthly food festival in Salinas that brings together the best local restaurants all in one spot; Plaza de r’ecreo Las Delicias. This is a popular town event featuring great seafood, music and more
More Info: 787-824-3050
Isabela Has Flavor
Annual food festival at Manuel Corchado Square, Isabela, featuring local restaurants, live music amd more.
More Info: 787-872-2100
Fine Wine Celebration, Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan
The Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino will be hosting a Fine Wine Celebration featuring 40+ of the world’s prestigious wine makers. The event will feature vineyard owner/ enologist and great tasting wine
More Info: 787-781-20170
Festival de Name & Carne Frita, Villalba
Annual town festival featuring two of Puerto Rico’s popular foods; the local root vegetable Name and Carne Frita (fried meat).
Mojito Fest, San Juan
The Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan will be hosting an evening of great tasting Mojitos and more.
More Info: 787-548-9010
Taste of the Islands, Vieques
The W Retreat & Spa on Vieques will again be holding their Taste of the Islands bringing together up-and-coming gastronomic flavors from the Main Island and the most recognized talent from the Isla Nena. Expect to see: Chef Mario Pagan (Laurel), Chef Jose Santaella (Santaella), Chef Roberto Treviño (Budatai), Chef Jose Cuevas (1919), Chef Javier Melendez (Sorce), Chef Rebecca Betancourt (Conuco), Chef Xandra (Carambola/ Niche Restaurant), Chef Jose Enrique (El Blok) and more..
More Info: W Retreat
Puerto Rico Toma Café, Ponce
An event dedicated to 100% Puerto Rican Coffee that will feature some of the islands best Baristas, Coffee and more at the Complejo Ferial de Ponce’
More Info: Facebook
Pitoro Fest, Toroverde
Toroverde in Orocovis will be hosting a Pitoro (Puerto Rican Moonshine) Festival,
More Info: 787-867-7020
Paella Festival, Caguas
The Botanical Gardens in Caguas will be holding a Paella Festival featuring tastings, competitions, music and more.
Note: events listed here are given in good faith based on information obtained from various local online and print media outlets. TastingPuertoRico.com cannot be held responsible for any changes to event details. Please contact the event organizers for the latest information on a particular #foodie event.