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Apr 21

They Like It Hot: Velas Vallarta Offers Trip Through Mexico — Via Savoring Hot Sauce

They Like It Hot: Velas Vallarta Offers Trip Through Mexico —

Via Savoring Hot Sauce


Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (April 15, 2015) – Guests at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta get a real taste of Mexico with a new "Signature Hot Sauce Tasting Experience." Adventurous palates experience a guided tasting of hot sauce from Jorge Sierra, executive chef, poolside at the oceanfront resort. Inclusive of explanations on which sauce pairs well with which foods, the tasting is also a "bite" of a Chili 101 with explanations also given about the heat quotient of the different chilies — eater beware! In addition, recipes are provided to recreate the delectable dishes at home. The first Hot Sauce Tasting Experience kicked off in late February, and included the sampling of Jalapeño Chile Hot Sauce with Guava and Peppermint, Habanero Chile Hot Sauce with Pineapple and Basil, and Dried Chipotle Chile Hot Sauce with Peanuts, among others. Four new hot sauce recipes will be presented each week. Included in the all-inclusive rate, the Signature Hot Sauce Tasting Experience is currently being held every Saturday at Velas Vallarta. For reservations or more information, please visit www.velasvallarta.com, or call 1-888-407-4869.


About Velas Vallarta

Velas Vallarta is an all-inclusive family resort located on 10 acres of oceanfront with lush gardens in Puerto Vallarta, walking distance of Marina Vallarta Golf Course and just minutes from downtown Puerto Vallarta. Situated on the emerald waters of Banderas Bay, Velas Vallarta features 345 suites in three eight-storey buildings, a high-tech Convention Center that can accommodate up to 700 people, three swimming pools, a rejuvenating spa along with spa cabins seaside, fitness center, multiple restaurants, and an inviting lounge with live music. Nightly theme dinners and local specialties are sure to please even the most discerning palate, and room service is available around the clock. When it comes to daytime and evening entertainment, guests can choose from an exciting and original array of activities and events, from making piñatas and jewelry, yoga on the jetty to Mexican fiestas and casino nights. The recently renovated Kids' Club also welcomes children under 13 with supervised activities like treasure hunt, face painting, sand castles to crafting with beads, allowing parents to indulge in a choice of exciting or relaxing pursuits like a game of golf, a variety of excursions or pampering at the spa. In addition, the resort was one of the first in the destination with a Green Globe certification, dating back to 2008. Puerto Vallarta features championship golf courses, world-class spas and magnificent beaches, not to mention various sports and activities up in the Sierra Madre Mountains. The possibilities for rest and relaxation, or fun and excitement, are endless. Velas Vallarta was built and 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.


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