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Mésamerica 2013 Lineup Includes Redzepi, EMP, Kinch, Aduriz, Atala, and More

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 Olvera, third from left, joined by some of his colleagues
Olvera, third from left, joined by some of his colleagues
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The lineup for the second annual Mésamerica Festival in Mexico City has been announced. As was the case in its inaugural year, the roster is divided more or less evenly between speakers from Mexico and outside the country. Some of the visitors: René Redzepi (Noma, Denmark), Alex Atala (DOM, Brazil), Daniel Humm and Will Guidara (Eleven Madison Park, USA), David Kinch (Manresa, USA), Andoni Luis Aduriz (Mugaritz, Spain), and Alinea, Next, Aviary designer Martin Kastner (Crucial Detail, USA). On the Mexican side, there are no repeats from last year, and standouts include Jorge Vallejo (Quintonil), Gabriela Cámara, and Elena Reygadas (Rosetta).

According to Enrique Olvera, who runs the festival and is the chef at Pujol (ranked #36 on the World's 50 Best List), "the objective of Mesamerica is to promote Mexican cuisine as well as to raise the quality, education, and professional standards in the country." The second edition's dates are May 20 - 22, 2013. Here's the full lineup:

· Andoni Luis Aduriz - Mugaritz, Spain
· Alex Atala - DOM, Brazil
· Gabriela Cámara - Contramar, Mexico
· Frank Castronovo + Frank Falcinelli - Frankies Spuntino, USA
· Mario Espinosa - Rosas y Xocolate, Mexico
· Cristina H. de Palacio - Cultura Culinaria A.C., Mexico
· Diego Hernández Baquedano - Corazón de Tierra, Mexico
· Daniel Humm + Will Guidara - Eleven Madison Park, USA
· Martin Kastner - Crucial Detail, USA
· David Kinch - Manresa, USA
· René Redzepi - Noma, Denmark
· Elena Reygadas - Rosetta, Mexico
· Jordi Roca - El Celler de Can Roca, Spain
· Pablo Salas - Amaranta, Mexico
· Jorge Vallejo - Quintonil, Mexico

Disclosure: Eater Features Editor Gabe Ulla is one of the event's organizers.

· Mesamerica [Official Site]
· All Mesamerica Coverage on Eater [-E-]
· All Enrique Olvera Coverage on Eater [-E-]
· All Mexico Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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