Who We Are

Our Mission & Vision

The Festival promotes equality, social inclusion and the sharing of culture, traditions, and customs, contributing to building a community that respects and celebrates multiculturalism.

Our mission is to infuse the Latin Culture through the art of Gastronomy while engaging and educating non-Latin communities about our Culture. At the same time, we support local businesses and restaurants right in the heart of the Latin Epicenter of Massachusetts.

In 2021, we celebrated the event in Brooklyn, NY, with over 3000 attendees. This year, we have chosen the great Lawrence, MA, also known as the “Immigrant City.” With an 80% Hispanic / Latin population and 70% of local businesses owned and operated by the Latino Community, it is an epicenter of the Latin Culture located in MA, close to Boston and the New Hampshire border.

In 2022, We are celebrating the food and cultures of the Ibero-American Countries. Highlighting the similarities and differences across the Latin countries that stand together as a united community.

Our Team

Our Partners

Meet the Organizers

Two Michelin Stars

Chef María Marte

Co-Founded Gonell Enterprises

Chef Amilkar Gonell

Co-Founded Gonell Enterprises

Chef Pamela Gonell

Our Partners

City of Lawrence

Our host and partner for now and into the future for Flavor Fusion Fest.

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Guinness World Records

Judging the attempt at the world’s largest serving of Sancocho.

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Getfused, Inc.

Boston creative marketing agency managing advertising campaigns.

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Northeastern Essex Community College

Supporting the event through chef master classes and event awareness. 

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Academia Iberoamericana de Gastronomía

The Academy aims to promote “the research, dissemination and protection of cuisines and gastronomic activities typical of the different Ibero-American regions and peoples”.

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Baldo Sound Design

Providing the performance sound stage.

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Gobierno de la República Dominicana

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores

Academia Dominicana de Gastronomía

Embajada de República Dominicana Estados Unidos de América

Monkey Pig

René Brea “The Concept Maker”

Maria Marte

Chinola

Dominican Taste Festival

Longwood Media

A Fuego Alto

Boschetto & Montaña Events