TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Co-sponsored by the Documentation and Culture Office of the Mexican Commercial Services in Taipei, Hotel Royal Group organized the “VIVA MEXICO”, a Mexican food festival from April 15 to 30 at five hotels in the group including Taipei, Hsinchu, Tainan, Chihpen and Jiaoxi to introduce Mexican cuisine and trends to the people of Taiwan.
To ensure that 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.
Traditional Mexican cuisine was recognized as Intangible World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2010. The great and wonderful variety of Mexican gastronomy combines the delicate flavors of indigenous pre-Hispanic cuisine, which includes Olmec, Toltec, Mayan dishes and Aztecs. cultures, with 3 centuries of heritage of Spanish gastronomy, including Spanish cuisine, influenced by 5 centuries of Arab culinary traditions.
Mexican cuisine is vast, diverse and spicy. Each of the 32 states that make up Mexico has its own traditional dishes and local specialties according to its own products and their old traditions, festivities and particular climates.
In the Mexican language, “VIVA” means “cheer, party”. The Royal Hotel invites the public to join in the Carnival of Mexican Food from April 15 to 30, with 50 hotel and buffet coupons to distribute each week during the Mexican Food Festival. Customers attending the event can get a free coupon from Royal Hotel.