from Westchester Hispano:
Local Chefs, Peruvian artists and hundreds of people from Westchester County, Connecticut and New York City will join Tasting at Peru Food Festival and Expo, the first Peruvian gastronomic event in the history of Westchester County, New York, with aim of promoting the Peruvian cuisine and to promote Peru, which is currently enjoying a gastronomic boom.
The event will be held at Crawford Park, in Rye Brook, Sunday June 23, 2013, Noon to 7 p.m.
Tasting at Peru Food Festival and Expo, aims to support the Peruvian youth and adults of New York with experience in the gastronomical marvels of their country, to enter the business professionally; offering Peruvian food services in a highly competitive market and where there is a huge window of opportunity for them.
Westchester Hispano, organizer of the culinary festival, has the mission to encourage these future owners of restaurants and Peruvian local caterers; with their commitment to responsibility in providing quality food that proudly represents the Incan land.
At Tasting at Peru Food Festival & Expo, Peruvian chefs will showcase dishes with influences of different cultures from the Peruvian Mosaic: from the Ceviche dish, flag and king of the Peruvian coast, to the Pachamanca, great representative of the Andes; the delicious Juanes, in the Jungle of Peru, to the Chiriuchu, traditional dish of Cusco. There will be a special presentation of Quinoa by a renowned Peruvian Chef.
Tasting at Peru Food Festival and Expo counts with the support of Consul General of Peru in New York, Ambassador Maria Teresa Merino Hart; the Minister of Culture of the Peruvian Consulate, Orlando Velorio; the director of the Commercial Office of Peru in New York, Conrado Falco; Councilman of Port Chester, Luis Marino, who has provided his support to Tasting at Peru Food Festival; Westchester’s local Peruvian Chefs, Peruvian musicians Yuri Juárez Afroperuvian Jazz Band, and Carlos Yamasaki, director Sarandango, both Peruvians musicians leaders in its field in the tri-state area, who will perform at Tasting at Peru Food Festival. We also will present Agua Bella, famous female band coming from Peru to this event.
About Westchester Hispano
Founded in 2006, Westchester Hispano is the largest Spanish language newspaper in the Westchester area. With distribution in Putnam, Rockland and southern Connecticut, has a monthly audience of 150,000 readers. For 7 years we have been providing the community with local news and timely information. It focuses on local Latin American communities and also offers national stories that are of general interest, offers interviews with dignitaries from Latin America and provides coverage of elections in those countries.