The Fish and Seafood Festival Returns

By Delia Ruelas

After being suspended due to the health contingency, the Fish and Seafood Festival has been resumed, a one hundred percent family event, which will take place on Sunday, August 7, from 1:00 in the afternoon until 9:00 at night. During the event, 20 restaurants from Rosarito, Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada, Tijuana and Tecate will participate, as well as six wineries and live salsa and merengue music.

Access to the event is free, but whoever wishes can purchase tickets for various tastings from different suppliers and participating restaurants, as well as a commemorative drink. The pre-sale of the tickets for the tastings and the drink is three hundred pesos and the sale during the event is three hundred and fifty pesos. There will also be food and drink sales open to the public.

Alan Bautista, local President of the National Chamber of the Restaurant and Seasoned Food Industry (CANIRAC), said that an influx of two thousand five hundred people is expected during the 31st edition. There will be a different dynamic with the sale of tickets for those who wish to try various tastings and the commemorative glass, in addition to the use of the digital application called "Where to Eat".

The last edition of the Fish and Seafood Festival was in 2019 with more than five thousand attendees, but due to the pandemic the Festival was suspended. Therefore, a good influx is expected with the dynamics that the organizing committee will continue for the Festival, which is the oldest in the municipality. It should be remembered that the Festival began in 1989, under the organization of restaurant leaders and the C.P. Hugo Torres Chabert, with the aim of promoting local gastronomy.

In this edition, a new dynamic will be implemented with the "Where to Eat" application, in which a contest will be held where attendees will be able to vote for their favorite restaurant or dish. As René Trujillo expressed, those who use the application will receive notifications of the various activities of the event.

For his part, Cesar Rivera, President of the Tourism and Conventions Committee (COTUCO), pointed out that the event is emblematic of the city, so it has been prepared with all the necessary protocols to guarantee a pleasant and safe stay, as well as other events. that will be screened during the summer, because "Rosarito welcomes all its visitors with open arms."

The event will be to the taste of the public: Hugo Antonio Torres Ramírez

In this regard, the President of the Administrative Council of the Hotel Rosarito, Hugo Antonio Torres Ramírez, urged the population to attend the event, which will be to the liking of the entire public. It will cover all the expectations of the attendees, who will be able to spend an incredible afternoon with exceptional weather.

He stated that the Festival is free to enter, but those who purchase their ticket will be able to enjoy oyster tasting with producers from San Quintín, at the Pier, which has recently been reopened to the public.

On the other hand, he pointed out that the Hotel Rosarito has diversified its gastronomic offer, with a taqueria, the Puerta Playa seafood restaurant, and even the Cafe on the Pier, which has expanded its facilities to offer better service.

The sale of tickets for those who want the various tastings and the commemorative drink, can be purchased at the Hotel Rosarito and on the e

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