Four internationally acclaimed Mexican female chefs are joining forces at the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit to host the resort’s first Women & Traditional Cuisine event from January 30 – February 1, 2020. Included in the nightly rate for resort guests, tickets are available for non-resort guests starting at $80 USD per adult and $40 USD per minor.
Established to spotlight Mexican women that focus on the art and business of food, the 4-day culinary event features a multi-course dinner experience with pairings of Mexican wine and spirits.
Participating chefs include:
- Adria Marina, former chef of République in Los Angeles and Misión 19 and Georgina, in Tijuana;
- Maffer Klyota, owner of Domitila restaurant and Tropico food truck in Colima;
- Zahie Téllez, an Ambassador to Mexico City by the Mexico City Congress and founder of Parabere Forum, a nonprofit platform supporting the role of women in the food industry;
- and Xrysw Ruelas Díaz, co-owner of tortilla bakery and restaurant Xokol Antojería in Guadalajara, and formerly at famed El Delfin in Riviera Maya, La Leche in Puerto Vallarta and Hueso, the Alonso Cadena culinary workshop.
Combining both traditional and modern Mexican flavors, the menu will include a variety of dishes to please every palate, including suckling pig terrine, taquitos with mole and Mexican quelites and amaranth, handmade noodles with octopus and beef tail, escamoles with cocoa butter, and much more.
Nightly rates start at $381 per person based on double occupancy at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Rate includes luxury accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes, gratuity and more.