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Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine South America Preview and Show

Park Hyatt hotel in Philly, D.C. and Chicago will each play host to local previews of the Masters of Food & Wine South America this September. The preview will provide a little taste of the five day food and wine festival, which will be held at the Park Hyatt Mendoza and Palacio Duhau-Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires. The U.S. events will feature visiting Argentine chefs, to showcase the Argentine cuisine, wine and entertainment of the country. They will go down as follows:

  • Park Hyatt Philadelphia – September 17, 2007
  • Park Hyatt Washington D.C. – September 19, 2007
  • Park Hyatt Chicago – September 21, 2007

Four distinguished chefs from Argentina will make the journey to participate in the Masters of Food and Wine U.S.A. Tour. The chefs will prepare a multi-course dinner at each Park Hyatt location. Participating chefs include, Fernando Trocca, executive chef and owner of Buenos Aires’ Sucre and El Diamante and New York City’s Industria Argentina; Juan Manuel Guizzo, chef, Bistro M, (Park Hyatt Mendoza); Màximo López May, Restaurant Gioia, (Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt Buenos Aires) and Juliana López May, owner, Taller de Cocina, Buenos Aires.

Mendoza is “recognized as one of the world’s eight great wine capitals,” and The Vines of Mendoza will offer guests samples of a selection of wines from the Mendoza region with a pre-dinner wine tasting session, and wine pairings to complement each course on the menu. Participating wineries from Mendoza include: Catena Zapata, Trapiche, Tapiz, Luigi Bosca, Mairena, Matices, Pascual Toso, Tempus Alba, Enrique Foster, Salentein, Vina Cobos, Dominio del Plata, Lorca, Septima, Gimenez-Riili and Tikal.

In addition, each event will showcase traditional Tango music and live dance performances.

If you fall in love with the wine, XIX at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia, the Blue Duck Tavern at the Park Hyatt Washington D.C. and NoMI at the Park Hyatt Chicago will feature a selection of the Argentine wines by the glass and by the bottle during the month of September. Two of the most popular wines will remain on each hotel’s menu throughout the year.

The 2nd Annual Masters of Food & Wine South America will then be held from February 12 to 17, 2008.