With the motive of honoring the 223rd anniversary of the French revolution, Grand Velas Riviera Maya has organized a culinary festival from July 12th through July 21st, 2012, as is their annual custom. The festival headquarters will be the distinguished specialty restaurant, Piaf, which is part of the culinary tour of this exclusive resort. The chefs charged with preparing and achieving this authentic French culinary experience will be the recognized chef Jacques Chretien and the executive chef of Piaf, Michel Mustiere.

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Chef Mustiere has more than 20 years of experience and through the years he has managed to perfect his style, resulting in cuisine with contemporary style and a delicate presentation. The chef Jacques Chretien also has more than 20 years of experience and in 2005 received the title Maitre Cuisinier of France. It is necessary to emphasize that only 5 chefs in Mexico are bestowed with this distinction. Examples of the cuisine that a connoisseur may enjoy are: Duck Foie Gras Terine, Confit of Ox Tail and Gratín fresh pastas filled with duxelle. The menu will also include a large variety of other meats, fish and seafood creations.