6pm-7pm Photo Exhibit
$200/ 21 +
Featuring Chef Janos, Chef Gary Hickey & Chef Tyler Fenton w/ visiting chefs from Merida & San Antonio
6 paired courses + hors d’oeuvres
Tucson City of Gastronomy and Gastronomic Union of Tucson (GUT) come together at The Carriage House to present an unforgettable kickoff to Pueblos del Maiz Maíz 2023. Chef Janos Wilder, Chef Gary Hickey & Chef Tyler Fenton will welcome visiting chefs from UNESCO Pueblos del Maíz sister cities, Mérida MX and San Antonio TX. Each visiting chef will collaborate with renowned local chefs to prepare a series of paired courses highlighting the creative culinary possibilities for the cultural staple, Maíz.
Come early at 6:00 to see a new photography exhibit presented in person by award-winning photographer and journalist Andrés Lobato from Puebla, Mexico. The exhibit documents some of the living traditions and ceremonies celebrating the important role of maíz in the Puebla region, where maíz was first cultivated eight millennia ago.