¡Arriba el Sur! – Program Schedule


Day 1

• Continental Breakfast
• Welcome & Introduction by Fernando Salazar, Managing Director, the CIA – San Antonio
• Culinary demonstrations and ingredient tastings:
– Modern Approach to the Regional Cuisine of Argentina
– The Alfajor in American Menus
– Chile in Focus
– The Wines of Argentina
– Panel Discussion: Authenticity and Evolution of the Cuisines of Argentina and Chile in American Kitchens
– Ideation Session: Understanding the Flavors from the South Cone
• Family Style Dinner and Reception

Day 2

• Continental Breakfast
• FIRE & RICE: How Paella Went Latin
• Culinary demonstrations and ingredient tastings:
– The Chilean Coastline: A deep dive into the coastal cuisine of Chile.
– Empanada and humitas: Chef Diego Biondi will take a close look at the traditional Argentinian empanada and humita, the techniques, and how the U.S. operators can integrate these flavors into their menus.
– The Wines of Chile
• Closing remarks

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