Hyatt Good Taste Series 2015

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hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
hyatt ziva los cabos good taste series 2015
While Jake and I were in Cabo we got to attend a very fun event called The Good Taste Series competition, which took place at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos.
The event consists of top Hyatt chefs from across North America who battle it out in regional competitions ’till there are only 12 chefs left who have the opportunity to compete in the Good Taste Series.  Each chef was asked to make two dishes.  One sustainable seafood dish and one Mexican-influenced dish with pork.
There were two surprise ingredients that the chefs had to incorporate into their cooking.  One being a Pepsi soda product and the other was bacon.  The plates were judged on taste, presentation, technique and authenticity.  Each chef incorporated local ingredients and regional influences.
Jake and I had so much fun at the event being able to go around to all the chefs’ stations and try the tasty creations!  Our favorite part was to be able to talk to the chefs and hear why they created what they did and how their dish came about.
Jake and I tried almost every single dish and by the time the event was over we were so full of so much yummy goodness!  Jake and I love trying lots of different foods so this event was perfect for us!
This year’s winner of the competition was Jonathan Felix of Hyatt Regency Mexico City.  We thought it was very sweet that he won in his own country!  Pretty neat.  For his first dish he made Cochinita Pibil Panuchos with Xnipec sauce and his second dish was a Yellowtail tiradito with aji amarillo sauce, purple sweet otato and chia seeds.  The were both great dishes and seemed to appeal to everyone who got a chance to try them!
There were lots of neat judges at the event, but one we got to spend quite a bit of time with and get to know better throughout our time at the resort was Chef Angelo Sosa.  He is the gentleman above in the picture with Jake.  Angelo was a runner-up on Season 7 on BRAVO’s hit reality tv show “Top Chef.”  He runs several restaurants in New York that we need to go visit!  He has such a passion and excitement for life and is a blast to be around!  He is one of the most sincere people we have met.
Well, thanks for following us on our food journey today at Hyatt’s Good Taste Series competition!  We hope you have an amazing day and enjoy the rest of your week!
This post was in partnership with Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara All Inclusive Resorts.  All opinions are 100% our own.

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25 Comments
  • IYL
    October 8, 2015

    Gorgeous photos dear! This sounds like an event for foodies! I would have loved to try it 😀
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  • Ralucel
    October 8, 2015

    It looks like you had a lot of fun! And the food looks so yummy!

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  • Linda Libra Loca
    October 8, 2015

    Now that sounds like my kind of event: Food, food and talking about food!

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  • May Cho
    October 8, 2015

    I'd love to go to an event like this; it sounds so fun and tasty, haha. Glad the both of you had such a lovely time!

    May | THE MAYDEN

  • Trang Do
    October 7, 2015

    Food looks delicious!!
    Love,
    Kisses and hugs from http://www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  • Morgan Gifford
    October 7, 2015

    Great photos. Thanks for sharing!
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  • Sybil
    October 7, 2015

    such a wonderful culinary experience! 😀

    Have a great day!
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  • Whitney and Blaire
    October 7, 2015

    This spread looks amazing, and super healthy to boot! Such a fun looking event.
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
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  • Shannon Jenkins
    October 7, 2015

    Wow everything looks so yummy! What a fun event!

    <3 Shannon
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  • Violet Roots
    October 7, 2015

    Oh wow this event sounds amazing! I've never heard of it before but I would love to check something like this out.

    -M
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  • Valerie Price
    October 7, 2015

    This looks like such a fun event! I love that Pepsi and bacon had to be included in their cooking…so interesting!

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  • vivienekok
    October 7, 2015

    Great post! You know one food popst is good when you make a reader's tummy rumble haha 🙂

    RLN

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  • What Would V Wear
    October 7, 2015

    So fun! The food looks amazing! Awesome experience!
    Happy Wednesday!
    xoxo, Vanessa
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  • Doused In Pink
    October 7, 2015

    What a cool experience! Everything looks so good!

    Jill
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  • Heidi Hendricksen
    October 7, 2015

    Yum! This all looks mouth-watering good! What a great experience.

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  • Laura Bambrick
    October 7, 2015

    How cool you were able to meet someone from Top Chef! The food all looks so delicious!

  • Jalisa G
    October 7, 2015

    Wow, everything looks so delicious, especially that paella! Yum! Have a wonderful day, beautiful!

    XO,

    Jalisa
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  • Sophie
    October 7, 2015

    The food looks amazing!!! Delicious!! The presentation looks amazing and the food – OMG YUM!!!!
    Sophie
    Smitten Sophie

  • Danielle
    October 7, 2015

    Yum Yumm Yummy!!! All of this food looks amazing! Sounds like you are having a really great time!

    Danielle
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  • Daily Style Finds
    October 7, 2015

    How fun! I love great food!

    Lisa
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  • Stripes n Vibes
    October 7, 2015

    Aww your pictures made me drool all over my laptop))
    Thank you for sharing this)

    Tanya
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  • K / House of KTS
    October 7, 2015

    This sounds like such a fun event. Just look at all of that food. And I love the presentation of I as well. I am so loving this post and thanks for featuring this.

    Kia / KTS
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  • Harija
    October 7, 2015

    Stunning post!! Thanks for sharing
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  • healthyforthelazy
    October 7, 2015

    That looks so yummie I want to taste it all! Stunning pictures as ever.
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  • Jenn
    October 8, 2015

    Yum!! Everything looks so good 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by my blog the other day!

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