Taste of Mexico 2015! A Food Festival Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Mexic-Arte Museum invites the public to celebrate the unique culinary arts of Austin and Mexico with Taste of Mexico 2015, a festival of Mexican and Mexican-inspired cuisine and beverages from over 30 of Austin’s most eclectic and flavorful restaurants. Taste of Mexico 2015 will be held in celebration of Cinco de Mayo at Brazos Hall on Tuesday, May 5th, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. This Austintatious fiesta will feature samples of authentic dishes and will support Mexic-Arte Museum’s Art Education Program. Join the Museum in crossing the borders of culinary excellence and rediscovering the Mex in the Tex-Mex!

Taste of Mexico 2015 will be an exciting evening of samples and tastings from an array of savory and sweet Mexican-inspired cuisines and beverages provided by distinguished local chefs. The event will also feature contemporary Latin music by DJ Sonora of Peligrosa and a selection of Mariachi talent. Taste of Mexico ticket sales support the Mexic-Arte Museum in its mission to offer enriching educational programs, including after-school outreach art classes; guided school tours; Family Day activities; artist workshops; and gallery guides which help students gain knowledge, pride, and skills enabling them to succeed in school and in the future. This year, Taste of Mexico will feature the Bazaar del Arte, including Mexican folk arts and crafts, unique gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, selections from the Museum Store, and the Pop-up Print Shop hosted by our very own Screen It! Advanced Students and The Education Department.

The 2015 Chef of Honor will be Mexican culinary master Chef Daniel Ovadía. Ovadía is the author of La Cocina de Daniel Ovadía: Historias y Recetas de Paxia and the owner of several highly-acclaimed restaurants (Paxia, Morablanca, Peltre) in Mexico D.F., as well as shops of boasting culinarias curiosidades. Ovadía finds inspiration in traditions, recipes, and products that are not well-known; he frequently travels to regions in Mexico that have a rich gastronomic culture.

Participating as of April 9, 2015:
Restaurants:
Alerlit
Beanitos
Casa Chapala
Concha's Salsa
Da Keyk Fondant Creations

Daniel Ovadía, Paxia, Mexico City
Dos Salsas
El Meson
El Naranjo
El Sol y La Luna
El Tizon Del Chef
Flores
H-E-B
Hula Hut
La Mexicana Bakery
Las Palomas Restaurant-Bar
La Super Michoacana
Llama’s Peruvian Creole
Matt's El Rancho
Mexicano Grille
Mi Madre's
Sala & Betty
Sazón
Serranos
SWB Southwest Bistro
Sweet Danny (Authentic Mexican Candies)
Taco-Mex

Tex-Mex Joe's
Veracruz All Natural
Vivo

Beverages:
Albert Bichot
Ancho Reyes
Brown Distributing Company (Chelada, Lime-A-Rita, Straw-Ber-Rita)
Capital Wright Distributing (Dos Special Lager, Dos Ambar, Tecate, Tecate Light, Bohemia)
Cat Tequila
Chameleon Cold-Brew
Curra's Grill (Avocado Margarita)
Da Keyk Fondant Creations (Aguas Frescas)
Flores (La Flor Margarita)
Hecho en Mexico (Tepache)
Herradura Tequila
Mestizo Mezcal
Milagro Tequila
Pura Vida
Santihua (Prickly Pear Spirit)
Tequila Clase Azul
Texas Coffee Traders


and lots more!  Click here to purchase your tickets today!

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Caity Shaffer, Development Associate, at 512-200-7276 or caitys@mexic-artemuseum.org. Sponsorship levels range from $500 to $25,000 or more, and benefits include tickets to the event, listing in the program, invitations, signage, and more.

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