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A Lot More Than Just Tequila - 2017 Mexican Gastronomic Festival

Taste Mexico by City Weekend for you

It’s time to spice things up on the crystal clear oceans, with passionate dancing, and incredibly hot flavors, México will parade its extraordinary magic and charm at the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel on September 14th. The Embassy of México in China are the true masterminds that give authenticity to Taste México – 2017 Mexican Gastronomic Festival! 

México goes beyond tacos and tequila, its food is as rich as its culture full of passion, character, and fire. Experience both them over gastronomic marvels and desirous dancing. Grab your tickets for the opening ceremony by scanning the QR code, each ticket is ¥138, for every number of tickets sold ending in 8, between 8 and 28, City Weekend will give them a ¥100 voucher to use during the Taste México festival. 

For those City Weekend readers who want to go deeper into the soul of México and its prodigious cuisine, Ricardo Lujan has been flown in from Mexico to guide you through the sophisticated flavors. Mind you there are only 12 spots remaining at the Chef’s table. So scan below to reserve your seat, City Weekend tickets are only ¥488 and they are buy-one-get-one-free. 


The Menu


Amuse Bouche 

Prawn, Trout and Edible Flowers Ceviche

Ceviche foam, roasted kernels, tortilla crackers 



Taco de Lechon con Hoja de Oro/ Suckling Pig Taco with Gold Leaf 

Hand-made tortilla, roasted tomatillo sauce, pickled onion, and gold 



Lime and Chia Sherbet 


First main

Oven Roasted Halibut

Marinated in annatto, black bean and plantain puree, tomato salad 


Second main

Short Rib and Sea Scallops 

Cooking juices with cascabel chili, pickles, avocado mousse, crackling salad, preserved lime 



Bitter Chocolate Soft Center Cake

Sea salt and caramel ice cream, lyophilized macedonia

Mexican Mignardices   

Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel is devoted to creating a comfortable and exquisite hospitable experience with elegant taste. During the Mexican Gastronomic Festival, you will no doubt have the pleasure experience this for yourselves as unforgettable memories are created. 


Event Program

Opening Party

7–10pm, September 14th

BLD Café & The Lounge, 4FL

¥158 per person

Including Semi-buffet, drinks free-flow, Mexican idiomatic drinks, Mexican singer, and dancer performance.


Mexican Dinner Buffet

5:30–10pm, September 16th, 17th, 22nd and 23rd

BLD Café, 4FL

¥358 per person

Including special Mexican food station managed by Chef Ricardo Lujan, and drinks free-flow.


Mexican Set Menu

11:30am– 2:30pm, 5:30–10:30pm, September 19th to 23rd

Fratelli Fresh, 1FL

Three-course Lunch ¥188 net per person, Four-course Dinner ¥258 per person


Mexican Chef Table

5:30–10:30pm, September 21st

Fratelli Fresh, 1FL

¥588 per person (12 seats)

Including six-course set menu managed by Chef Ricardo Lujan


Mexican Style Ladies Night

8:00–10:00pm, September 21st

The Lounge, 4FL

Drinks free for ladies, buy-one-get-one-free for gents

Including delicate pass-around snacks, live cooking station, live band performance, Mexican Bartender & special drinks


Salsa Party

7pm till late, September 22nd

R Lounge, 4FL

¥60 per person

Including delicate finger foods, Salsa dance classroom and one special drink for each guest

Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel
61 Dongsanhuan Middle Road
61 东三环中路
Tel: 5863-8241


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