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Festival Gourmet Theme Night at Kaiser Maximilian

November 15, 2014

Reservations are a must because the Festival Gourmet Chef's Dinner at Kaiser Maximilian always sells out. Call the restaurant today at (322) 223-0760 to secure your table for this feast.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico - A very divergent blend of excellent food and restaurants makes New York City a superb culinary destination. Many different ethnic groups settled in the city and have contributed to the overall food variety, making it the most diverse restaurant city in the world.

In Mexico, Puerto Vallarta is second only to Mexico City as a world-class culinary destination, and every year during November it showcases some of the world's best chefs during the Festival Gourmet. 2014 marks the 20th year of this gastronomical celebration that attracts visitors from all over Mexico, the United States and Canada.

Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant has been a part of Puerto Vallarta's annual Gourmet Festival since it's inception. This year they have brought in Guest Chef Chris Bradley, who is the Executive Chef at 'Untitled' in New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art. Chris will be sharing some of his unique recipes with Kaiser Maximilian's staff and diners during the festival.

The restaurant's Chef's Theme Night Dinner, entitled "New York, New York," will feature the iconic foods of New York City and be served on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, starting at 8 pm. This is one Festival Gourmet event that you do not want to miss!

The evening includes a six-course gourmet meal with wine pairings for each course and live music priced at $1200 pesos per person. Reservations are a must because this event always sells out, so call the restaurant at (322) 223-0760 to secure your table.

"The chefs at Kaiser Maximilian and I have reconfigured classic New York recipes to work with the products available in Puerto Vallarta," says Chris. "Many of the old recipes have heavy ingredients, so we have lightened up the fare and retained the great flavors."

Kaiser Maximilian Owner/Chef Andreas Rupprechter, Executive Chef Juan Carlos Palomera, and Guest Chef Chris Bradley have developed a spectacular menu for the theme night and its 6 courses, which include:

• Salmon Pastrami with potato latke, beets, red onions and cucumbers

• Waldorf Salad with chicory, apples, celery and grapes tossed in honey-walnut vinaigrette

• Manhattan Clam Chowder with gnocchi, bacon and smoked tomato

• Roasted Red Snapper topped with a Wenberg sauce celery, fennel and spinach

• Delmonico Steak served with potato gratin, creamed kale, Bordelaise - or - General Tso's Tofu with broccoli, barley fried rice and peanuts

• New York Cheesecake with raspberry, blueberry and basil

Not only will there be a great menu but musician Julio Cabrera from the Hotel Santa Lucía in Mascota will be entertaining everyone with Mediterranean, Bossa Nova and Trova music. He will be performing with Puerto Vallarta's own Oscar Terrazas, who is known for his work on the saxophone. It will be an evening of harmonious tunes.

Enjoy an evening of exceptional food, flavorful wines, wonderful music and excellent hosts at the Festival Gourmet Chef's Theme Night at Kaiser Maximilian.
Open Monday-Saturday from 8 am to 11 pm for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant & Cafe is located at Olas Altas #38B in the Zona Romántica of Puerto Vallarta. For reservations call (322) 223-0760 or visit

Click HERE to read more about Kaiser Maximilian.