Arriba Mexico! Latin American Cuisine Summit

San Antonio, TX

¡Arriba Mexico! Latin American Cuisine Summit

The Latin American Cuisine Summit provides opportunities for learning and exploration for industry professionals, CIA Students, high school students, and consumers that focus on the different cuisines of Latin America. Previous conference programs were themed around the cuisine of el Norte (Northern Mexico), el Sur (Chile and Argentina), el Caribe (Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Cuba).

Our 2019 Latin American Cuisine Summit – Arriba Mexico: Oaxaca- will focus on Mexico’s southern state known for its vibrant flavors and seven moles. During this two-day professional summit, we’ll take an in-depth look at Oaxaca’s eight geographic regions and how the area’s terrain and microcultures make for a varied and fascinating mix of dishes and flavors.

The three-day conference is created to appeal to different audiences:

  • Professionals—Two days are dedicated to our professional Latin American Cuisine Summit, which includes food and beverage presentations, interactive breakout sessions, culinary demonstrations, discussion panels, and creativity sessions with a concentration on regional flavor profiles and cuisines.
  • Students—High school and CIA students benefit from a day filled with demonstrations and informative presentations on the gastronomy and culture of the explored countries.

Don’t miss your chance to interact with and learn from an incredible collection of renowned chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, sommeliers, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders at The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio campus.

Register here!

The Latin American Cuisine Summit is approved for 1.1 continuing education units awarded by The Culinary Institute of America and 11.25 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification.   

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program.


The Wyndham Garden Riverwalk is the official hotel of Arriba Mexico. To reserve your room please call 1-866-599-6674.

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