Heart of Mexico Food & Wine Festival at Breathless Riviera Cancun!

Food is the heart of Mexican culture. The country’s cuisine has a rich history inspired by a fusion of cultural influences and this year, guests of Breathless® Riviera Cancun can join us and renowned celebrity chefs as we honor the authentic flavors of Mexico.

Read on to learn more about this delicious event at Breathless!

Between September 26th- 29th, enjoy exclusive access to  private, gourmet events at Breathless Riviera Cancun and select Secrets Resorts! These unique culinary experiences are one-of-a-kind and should not be missed!

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Enjoy this culinary experience at Breathless Riviera Cancun!

La Catrina: Cuisine & Couture at Breathless Riviera Cancun

September 26, 2018 from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Inspired by La Catrina, the female icon associated with the Day of the Dead, this night combines the arts of food and fashion. Savor the flavors of Chef Lalo Plascencia, a leading expert of Mexican cuisine, as designer Eder Sotelo Millan presents his La Catrina collection on the catwalk.

About Chef Lalo Plascenia

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Chef Lalo Plascencia is an ambassador of Mexican cuisine through the founding of research institutions, lecturing as a professor at multiple universities, curating cookbooks and more. Also known as a “social media chef,” Lalo’s #1000tacos2015 experiment became the largest collection of information about tacos, the iconic dish of Mexico. We look forward to welcoming Chef to Breathless Riviera Cancun!

The festivities continue at Secrets Resorts:

September 27 — Seafood Festival at Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun (6:30 P.M. – 10 P.M.)

Voted one of the best beaches in the world by the Travel Channel, Maroma Beach hosts Chef Alfredo Heredia. Enjoy fresh, local delicacies of the sea prepared with a Mexican flair.

September 28 — Flavors of the Yucatan Beer Festival at Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya (5 P.M. – 11 P.M.)

Citrus, habaneros, smoke – taste the regional flavors of Mexico prepared by Top Chef Mexico Judge, Juantxo Sanchez. Dinner will be complemented with a selection of over 50 types of beer, including 15 regional craft beers. Mariachi bands and live dance performances complete the sense of place.

September 29 — Emociones Gala Dinner at Secrets The Vine Cancun (7 P.M. – 11 P.M.)

Begin the night with an artisan tequila and mezcal tasting followed by a 6-course gala dinner prepared by Chef Josefina SantacruzChef Lalo Plascencia and Chef Sergio Camacho. Experience Emociones as AMResorts unveils its own Mexican wine.

A Culinary Adventure Getaway

To enjoy access to these celebrity chef dinners, book 5 nights or more in a Preferred Club room at a participating Secrets Resort & Spa or an xhale club room at Breathless Riviera Cancun. Plus, when upgrading to a Preferred Club or xhale club room, you’ll receive additional benefits including, but not limited to:

  • Preferred status with exclusive access to restaurants, private beach areas and pools; varies by resort
  • Private lounge serving daily continental breakfast, afternoon hors d’oeuvres, exqusite desserts and a larger selection of premium spirits
  • Dedicated concierge service with personalized check-in and check out

For more information, click here!


Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is a vibrant, chic and modern all-suite resort for adults seeking a sophisticated and lively getaway!

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