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Dinner with the Chef Returns to Puerto Vallarta’s Adults-Only Casa Velas As Part of New Schedule of Nightly Food and Entertainment Activities for Foodie Couples
Dinner with the Chef Returns to Puerto Vallarta's Adults-Only Casa Velas
As Part of New Schedule of Nightly Food and Entertainment Activities for Foodie Couples
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (December 11, 2015) – Mexico's adults-only Casa Velas reintroduces its complimentary dinners with the chef as a part of its new schedule of rotating dining offerings and entertainment activities for couples. Each Tuesday, Executive Chef Eliseo Ibarra (@ChefEliseo) specially prepares an intimate dinner for 18 guests poolside or in the resort's botanical garden. The private dinner features a different menu each week with corresponding wine pairings. A sampling of specialty menu items includes artichoke hearts stuffed with shrimp and a citrus arugula vinaigrette; beef consommé clarified with veal sweetbreads, flan and vegetables; huachinango loin with asparagus puree and vegetables with crustaceans sauce with a touch of anise perfume; and forest fruits Tiramisu served in a vanilla Grand Marnier sauce and goat cheese sorbet.
Dinner with the chef is just one of the interactive food and beverage tastings and entertainment activities for guests of the hotel each night. Every evening at six in the main lobby and Ocean Club are hosted activities for guests to participate in, creating a unique and ever changing experience for couples. Offerings range from a wine and cheese tasting, Cuban cigar rollers and margarita samplings to Bellini night, martini tastings, and even a casino night, where guests receive fake money for betting which can be used at the boutique if they win.
Dining at the adults-only boutique hotel consists of a trip around the world with regional Mexican cuisine, including a street food menu inspired by Veracruz, in addition to nightly-rotating food menus from the chefs at sister property Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit.
Reservations required for private chefs dinner. Nightly rates start at $241 per person per night based on double occupancy. At Casa Velas, luxury accommodations, gourmet meals, premium liquor and wine, 24-hour suite service, use of the fitness center facilities, WIFI, taxes, and gratuities are included in the nightly rate. For more information please call 1-888-407-4869 or visitwww.hotelcasavelas.com.
About Casa Velas:
Casa Velas is a luxury all-inclusive Boutique hotel and ocean club for adults only, reminiscent of a Spanish hacienda, and nestled on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course. The hotel features a private ocean club and is just minutes from the beach. It has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for hospitality seven times and has been in the top two in TripAdvisor for Puerto Vallarta since 2010. Located just five minutes from Puerto Vallarta Airport and only 15 from the popular downtown area, art galleries and "El Malecon" (the boardwalk), the hotel features 80 spacious suites, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Spa Casa Velas encompasses treatment rooms for singles and couples, a hydrotherapy area, a garden-view fitness center equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, and a beauty salon. A novel service is a handbag bar where guests can enjoy use of a "loaner" designer handbag at no extra charge. Emiliano, the AAA Four Diamond rated a la carte fine dining restaurant, is in the hands of one of the area's leading chefs serving Mexican and international cuisine. Guests can also enjoy dining privileges at the sister resort, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, with three gourmet specialty options. Casa Velas is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, majority owner, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts.