AMResorts readies for Heart of Mexico Food and Wine Festival this September
Four different AMResorts properties in Cancun and Mexico's Riviera Maya are gearing up to host the Heart of Mexico Food and Wine Festival this September. Celebrating the country's rich food culture, culinary fusions and influences this new festival aims to bring Mexico's authentic flavours to guests staying at AMResorts' selection of exclusive premium all-inclusive properties.
Foodies planning a Mexican holiday in Cancun and the Riviera Maya this September are in for a special treat if they book their stay at any of four participating resorts in the upcoming Mexico Food and Wine Festival.
Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa, Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya, Secrets Maroma Beach Rivera Cancun and The Vine Cancun will all be putting on special culinary shows, master classes, food and drink tastings and themed dinners between 26 and 29th September with the participation of celebrity chefs and even fashion designers.
The quartet of luxury AMResorts all-inclusive Mexico resorts hosting this special culinary event will each host a daily themed activity, with guests enjoying complimentary access to it all when staying five nights or longer in a Preferred Club Room at the two participating Secrets resorts or an Xhale Club Room at the Breathless Riviera Cancun.
Calendar: Heart of Mexico Food and Wine Festival 2018
The fabulous four-day culinary events will unfold as follows:
La Catrina Cuisine and Couture at Breathless Riviera Cancun
26 September - from 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM
The first of the four separate events will be inspired by Mexico's famous Day of the Dead, more particularly its main female icon, known as "La Catrina". This very special evening and night combines elements of Mexican art, food cultural iconography and fashion in a unique way, led by designer Eder Sotelo Millan, who will present his latest La Catrina collection on the catwalk as Chef Lalo Plascencia simultaneously serves up sophisticated culinary delicacies with distinct,authentic Mexican flavours.
Seafood Festival at Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
27 September - from 06:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Starting earlier than the previous day's culinary events, this one will enjoy a stunning location facing one of the best beaches in the world (as voted and ranked by the Travel Channel) with Chef Alfredo Heredia hosting the evening's activities and in charge of the fresh seafood delicacies, expertly prepared with a generous dose of Mexican flair.
Flavours of the Yucatan Beer Festival at Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
28 September - from 05:00 PM to 11:00 PM
The longest-lasting culinary event of this festival, the afternoon starts with the option to puff up on one of the best cigars in the world, a Cuban Habanero, as the perfect pairing to a tantalising tasting session, overseen by Top Chef Mexico judge, Juantxo Sanchez. Add to this a sumptuous dinner perfectly complemented with a selection of more than 50 different types of beer, including 15 craft beers from the region and a lively serenade by live Mariachi bands and you have the perfect recipe for a sensorial Mexican experience you won't forget.
Emociones Gala Dinner at Secrets The Vine Cancun
29 September - from 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM
This evening kicks off with a session of artisan tequila and mezcal tastings, followed by a gourmet, six-course gala dinner to bring the festival to a close with a bang. The gourmet delights will be prepared by Chef Sergio Camacho, Chef Josefina Santacruz and Chef Lalo Plascencia while AMResorts makes the most of the special occasion to launch and introduce you to its first, very own Mexican wine - "Emociones". An evening full of emotions, no doubt!
But, there's more...
In addition to full, unlimited access to all the above-listed culinary festivities, guests upgrading to an Xhale Club Room or a Preferred Club Room will enjoy exclusive extras like dedicated concierge service with personalised check-in and check-out, private lounge with daily continental breakfast, afternoon hors d'oeuvres, delectable desserts and premium spirits, as well as preferred status with access to exclusive restaurants, private pool and beach areas (it varies by resort).
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