Culinary Programs & Events
Private Dinner on the Beach
Watch the sand being raked in the afternoon, table being laid out for you, the candles and fire pit being lit when the sun goes down. Experience the crashing of the ocean, the cool sand between your toes while you enjoy your custom created menu from our Signature Restaurant Don Manuel's.
A four course custom menu begins at $120.00 per person.
One Day Cooking Class
Select from the day classes listed below and learn about indigenous Mexican ingredients and they are used in Mexican cuisine. The classes are held in our signature Hacienda style kitchen. Our one day cooking consists of lunch and cooking class.
$70.00 per person.
- Ceviches - Learn how to prepare classic regional ceviches from the different coastal cities of Mexico.
- Tamales - Demystify the process of making tamales.
- Salsas and Moles - Beginning with the basic salsa Mexicana and finishing with the ancient Chichilo Negro Mole.
Three Day Cooking Class
Our three cooking class immerges you in Regional Cooking of Mexico. Highlighting the flavors and techniques of Mexican cooking. Begin with shopping with the Chef at our local farmers markets and learning about the indigenous Mexican ingredients widely used in Mexican cuisine. One the first day, learn the foundation of Mexican cuisine, the indigenous ingredients and how to prepare the salsas of Mexico. One the second day, we will use this foundation that we have built the first day and create a variety of regional Mexican dishes. Finally we will end with preparing traditional Mexican desserts.
Lunch will be provided daily as well as a personalized Chef Jacket to remember the experience.
$200.00 per person.
Tequila is a "Magical Town" in the state of Jalisco, where the crafting of this spirit begun. For more than 500 years this tradition was passed from generation to generation. Learn the history, the making process and of course taste the fruits of this beautiful region we have developed three different tasting classes for you to select.
Beginners Course: Learn about the history and the tradition of this Legendary Spirit. By the end of this course you will be able to taste and understand the differences between Blanco, Reposado and Añejo Tequila along with Mezcal.
$45.00 per person
Advanced Course: Learn about the properties of the "terroir" of the 5 states that produce agave. By the end of this course you will be able to taste and understand the difference between the Tequilas from different states in Mexico.
$70.00 per person
Once in a Lifetime: Try some of the best Extra Aged Tequilas Mexico has to offer, the true gems in our legendary tradition. By the end of this course you will appreciate the delicate aromas, and understand the close relation between the Agave, the Jimador and the Barrel.
$95.00 per person
"La Cava" Mexican Wine Tour
Mexico with all of its great wonders is producing some of today's best wines. Tour our Wine Cellar with our Sommelier and learn about the history of our wines while tasting some of the best the region has to offer.
$65.00 per person