The Ritz-Carlton invites Peruvian Culinary Explorer Diego Muñoz to cook at the 5th edition of their prestigious Asia Pacific Food & Wine Festival, as a part of Muñoz’s 2016 world exploration through 22 countries, cuisines and cultures.

November 10th to 13th, 2016.


Widely renown as one of the world’s most talented and creative chefs, Diego Muñoz flawlessly executes a complex layering of flavors with extreme attention to detail with an innovative and clean style.

Until recently Executive Chef at the world renowned Astrid y Gastón at Casa Moreyra in Lima, Peru, since 2012, where he led the restaurant from #42 to #14 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurant List and #2 of Latin America.


Earlier this year Diego Muñoz announced his departure from Astrid y Gastón, instead to devote a year to culinary exploration, adventure and limited time-based projects around the world with the highest possible culinary value in a melting pot of different cuisines and cultures, and in that way create the formula of the culinary DNA for his future main restaurant to be.

During a highly concentrated 2016 Chef Muñoz explores Europe, South, -Central and North America, Russia, Asia and the Middle East through numerous different culinary projects across the world.


Above: Cooking for 200 refugees alongside 3*Michelin Sven Elverfeld in Germany. Below: Dinner with 2*Michelin Chef José Avillez in Portugal.


Below: With 1*Michelin Chef Matt Lambert in his urban garden during a three-nights collaboration dinner at The Musket Room in New York City.





The Ritz-Carlton, Macau has this year been chosen to host the fifth Ritz-Carlton Annual Asia Pacific Food & Wine Festival from November 10 to 13, 2016.

Guests who attend this signature gourmet event will get an up-close-and-personal experience with five revered Michelin Star chefs, two celebrated pastry chefs, a legendary ‘super chef’, a renowned cheese affineur and two innovative mixologists as part of the line up in a slew of over 50 gastronomic experiences from exquisite chef’s tables, interactive cooking classes, spectacular mixology workshops and wine tasting sessions to an “All Star Brunch”.

 “The Ritz-Carlton is synonymous with craftsmanship and service excellence. This signature event has gained a huge following worldwide since its inception, giving us the chance to put Macau in the spotlight and bring extraordinary culinary journey to our guests”, states Victor Clavell, Vice President, Asia Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.


Bocuse d’Or Gold Medalist and 3*Michelin Chef Regis Regis Marçon.

Besides Diego Muñoz, The Macau Ritz-Carlton showcases esteemed chefs including 3*Michelin Regis Marçon from Regis et Jacques Marçon, France; 2*Michelin Paco Pérez, with a total tally of 5 Michelin stars and currently at the helm of Enoteca, Hotel Arts, Spain; 2*Michelin Paul Lau from Tin Lung Heen, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, and 2*Michelin Erlantz Gorostiza of Martin Berasategui, The Ritz-Carlton, Abama.

Other culinary artisans include pastry chefs; Andres Lara from the United States; Jean-Luc Vasseur from France; a cheese affineur; Francois Bourgon from France; mixologists; Hardeep Rehal from BLUME in Copenhagen; and Antonio Lai from VEA Restaurant & Lounge in Hong Kong.

Guests who attend this event will get an up-close-and-personal encounter organized in the hotel’s designated venues such as The Ritz-Carlton Cafe, Lai Heen, The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge and The Library.




The all-suite hotel from The Ritz-Carlton brings elevated luxury to Asia’s most exciting new destination. Set within Cotai’s Galaxy Macau integrated resort, our upscale hotel experience begins the moment you arrive.

After being whisked away to the 51st floor lobby, settle into your spacious suite, where a large picture window offers a breathtaking view of the glittering city. Refined Asian hospitality draws visitors to Cotai, and The Ritz-Carlton, Macau embodies that allure with fine dining, world-class entertainment and incredibly luxurious amenities, including a full-service spa.


Lai Heen brings high-end Cantonese cuisine to literally the highest level in Macau. The 51st floor restaurant highlights the skills of our extraordinary chefs and offers five private dining rooms. At The Ritz-Carlton Café, fresh seafood and a decadent afternoon pastry tradition pay homage to the authentic French brasserie, while The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge transitions from a la carte breakfast and afternoon tea to evening tapas and cocktails.

As part of the integrated resort environment, our hotel offers access to the Grand Resort Deck with the Skytop Adventure Rapids waterpark, designer shopping at The Promenade, world-class entertainment and 3D Cineplex. Exploration beyond the hotel is easy; all attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage Historic Centre, are within 20 minutes.



What: Diego Muñoz at The Ritz-Carlton Asia Pacific Food & Wine Festival

When: Thursday November 7 to Sunday November 10th.

Where: The Macau Ritz-Carlton

Reservations: Places are limited. Call +853 6368 2741 or e-mail to here.

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