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Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Co-Hosts 9th Annual American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic

  • Punta Mita celebrates four days of golf and culinary experiences from November 14 to 17, 2019 with world-renowned chefs creating food and wine pairings, cooking classes, plus tequila and mezcal
  • The Punta Mita Golf Cup stars special guests, the golf legends Lorena Ochoa and Craig “The Walrus” Stadler
August 15, 2019,
Punta Mita, México

The 9th American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf is coming this November 14-17, 2019. Punta Mita Resort, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau will jointly host this exceptional culinary and golf event.

This event invites travellers to experience the best of Mexican cuisine, wine, tequila and mezcal with world-class golf in the unique and exclusive destination of Punta Mita. With guest chefs and winemakers from all over Mexico, this is the perfect opportunity to play Jack Nicklaus’s world-class courses Bahia and Pacifico golf courses while also satisfying the palate.

“Punta Mita is excited about our 9th Annual Gourmet & Golf event, and this year we focus on Mexican chefs, bringing the best of Mexican gastronomy and golf, while continuing to support for The Lorena Ochoa Foundation and Foundation PEACE,” says Carl Emberson, Marketing & Operations Director Punta Mita.

Punta Mita residents and visitors are invited to celebrate the best of the destination’s amenities in a stunning oceanfront setting. The year’s most anticipated event plays on Punta Mita’s two Jack Nicklaus golf courses – Pacifico and Bahia – combined with unforgettable gastronomic experiences from the industry’s most talented Mexican chefs, mixologists and sommeliers:

  • Mexican Guest Chefs: Abraham Salum, Betty Vázquez, David Vidales, Diego Hernandez, Guillermo Beristain, Jose Meza, Josefina Santacruz, Juan Barron, Tomas Bermudez
  • Punta Mita Resident Chef: Pato Pérsico
  • Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Chefs:  Jorge González, Berenice Sulmont, Esther Sánchez, Fernando Méndez, Eduardo Zorrilla, Sofía Mojica, Leslie Durso
  • St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Chefs:  Manuel Peruyero, Julio Curiel, Miguel Soltero
  • Casa Tau Resident Chef : Andrew Ormsby

Thursday, November 14 kicks the event off with famous golfer Lorena Ochoa, the best Mexican golfer of all time and youngest woman to be distinguished into the Hall of Fame, with a face off against Craig “The Walrus” Stadler for the traditional Punta Mita Golf Challenge. Later that night will be the inaugural cocktail party at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita.

On Friday, November 15, golfers play The American Express Golf Tournament in Punta Mita’s two Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses overlooking beautiful Banderas Bay. Following the golf enjoy culinary experiences in beautiful settings throughout Punta Mita at The St. Regis Punta Mita’s Sea Breeze, Sufi Ocean Club’s Sufito, Dos Catrinas at Four Seasons and Kupuri Beach Club. In the evening guest chefs will offer more unforgettable gourmet experiences in and around Punta Mita.

Day two offers more food, drink and play on the Pacifico and Bahia courses. The golf tournament concludes with the Punta Mita Cup Luncheon on Saturday, November 16, awarding prizes to the winners and followed by the closing dinner hosted by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort. The online auction, an event tradition, is open to bids for exclusive experiences, luxury products and stays at the St. Regis and Four Seasons properties worldwide. Funds raised by the auction go to the Lorena Ochoa Foundation, which raises funds for kids and teens with social and economic disadvantages, as well as local foundation PEACE.

Package prices are as follows, including tax and service charges:

Gourmet Package (no accommodations) – USD 750 per person

  • All food and beverage including opening night cocktail event, lunch and dinner on Friday/ Saturday and Sunday farewell brunch.

Gourmet & Golf Package (no accommodations) – USD 1,100 per person

  • Participation in the American Express Golf Tournament over 2 days and Gourmet and Golf welcome kit
  • All food and beverage including opening cocktails, lunch and dinner on Friday/ Saturday and Sunday farewell brunch
  • Cooking classes

Stay Gourmet & Golf Package includes 3 hotel nights – USD 2,450 per person

  • Ground transportation to and from the airport
  • 3 nights of accommodations at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita or The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort with daily breakfast
  • Participation in the American Express Golf Tournament over 2 days and Gourmet and Golf welcome kit
  • All food and beverage including opening cocktails, lunch and dinner on Friday/ Saturday and Sunday farewell brunch
  • Cooking classes

For more details about the American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf, contact events@puntamita.com.

Punta Mita thanks the sponsors of the 9th edition of the American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf: American Express, Riviera Nayarit, Tequila Patrón, Grey Goose, Aeromexico, Ogilvy, Chubb Insurance, Rondapro, Mita Cart Rentals, Tau Residences.

About the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic

The American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic marries the sophisticated worlds of culinary excellence and championship golf in one of the most beautiful and spectacular destinations in the world, Punta Mita. Hosted by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic invites guests to experience an unparalleled four-day extravaganza featuring the best of local and international cuisine, phenomenal wine, festive gatherings and world-class golf within Mexico’s most exclusive beach community along the shores of Riviera Nayarit. This lavish event of culture and sport, originally designed by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, brings together esteemed chefs, famed sommeliers, wine experts, tequila masters and epicurean personalities from around the globe, who congregate to showcase their exceptional talents while guests compete in The Punta Mita Cup, a two-day golf tournament on the property’s prestigious Jack Nicklaus golf courses.