VIVA MEXICO Mexican Food Festival kicks off at Hotel Royal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Cosponsored by Mexican Trade Services Documentation and Cultural Office in Taipei,  Hotel Royal Group held the “VIVA MEXICO”, Mexican Food Festival from April 15 to April 30 in five hotels of the group, including Taipei, Hsinchu, Tainan, Chihpen and Jiaoxi  to introduce Mexican food and trend to the people here in Taiwan.

To make sure the guests can taste the most authentic Mexican cuisine, the group invited Mr. Arturo Cristiane, the Mexican executive chef of Hotel Nikko Saigon, to be the guest chef during the festival.

The Mexican traditional cuisine was recognized as a World Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2010. The ample and wonderful variety of the Mexican gastronomy combines the delicate flavors of the pre-Hispanic indigenous cuisine, which includes dishes from Olmec, Toltec, Mayan and Aztec cultures, with 3 centuries of Spanish gastronomy heritage, including the Spanish cuisine, influenced by 5 centuries of Arab culinary traditions.  

Mexican cuisine is extensive, diverse and spicy. Each one of the 32 states that conforms Mexico has its own traditional dishes and local specialties according with its own products and their particular old traditions, festivities and climates.

In the Mexican language, “VIVA’ means "cheer, celebrate." Hotel Royal invites the public to join the Mexican food carnival from April 15 to April 30, with 50 hotel and buffet coupons to give out during the Mexican Food Festival every week, customers who participate in the event may get free coupon of Royal Hotel.