Rosewood Mayakoba will celebrate Mexican cuisine and culture next month with its three-day Yo Amo Mexico Celebration. Internationally-renowned chefs and local artisans will showcase local specialties at the Riviera Maya resort from February 22 to 24.
The event will kick off on Friday evening when guest chefs will come together to create a multi-course meal at the Rosewood Mayakoba’s La Ceiba Garden & Kitchen. The evening will pay tribute to the region’s Mayan heritage and feature local sustainable produce and regional cooking techniques.
The resort will host the main event Saturday night. Guest chefs and host chef Juan Pablo Loza will work together to create an expansive beachfront feast, with all proceeds going to the local elementary school Centro Educativo K’iin Beh.
The weekend event will feature world-famous chefs Rick Bayless, Edgar Nuñez and Javier Plascencia. Additionally, the resort will host pop-up experiences throughout the event with local artisans and Mexican tastemakers, including Montelobos Mezcal, Cerveza Akumal and Adobe Guadalupe Vineyards.
Throughout February, Rosewood Mayakoba guests will be able to sample signature taco creations from celebrity chefs at the property’s new adults-only, beachfront Aquí Me Quedo. Guest dishes will include Lobster Tacos with bean puree, Hoja Santa and local chorizo by Enrique Olvera and Chicken Thigh Tacos with guacachile and green onions by Rick Bayless.