Sweet & Savory Taco Offering on 24-Hr Suite service menu includes variety of fillings, tortillas, and specialty sauces.
June 17, 2017
The all-inclusive Velas Resorts in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta – creators of the $25,000 World’s Most Expensive Taco – have launched a more attainable taco treat on room service menus, a DIY taco bar. Included in the nightly rate, the DIY Taco Bar features a variety of soft flour and corn tortillas such as blue, guajillo, and traditional white. A sampling of fillings ranges from al pastor with roasted pineapple, Poblano peppers with corn, and traditional cochinita pibil to fried Baja fish, octopus, and chorizo with potatoes.
Many organizations price bottled wine to meet specific cost percentage objectives. While it might be the easiest way to meet budget objectives, there are a number of problems with this approach. It used to be normal to double or triple the retail price of wine for restaurant menus.
Let's just say it's not for coupon-clipping budget travelers. The world’s most expensive taco is available at the new Grand Velas Los Cabos in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for $25,000. Available at the resort’s Frida restaurant, the culinary curiosity includes such premium ingredients as langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar, and black truffle brie cheese. An exotic salsa comprised of dried Morita chili peppers, Ley.925 ultra-premium añejo tequila, and civet coffee tops the taco, which is served on a gold flake-infused corn tortilla. To complement the shelled shocker, a hand-crafted white gold and pure platinum bottle of Ley.925 Pasión Azteca Ultra Premium
It’s a quandary that sometimes keeps hotel F&B directors up at night: What is the weak link that’s holding back growth? First thoughts often rush to the cuisine and the menu. But it just might be environmental. One property keeps putting its finger on just the right move again and again.
Rapid, high-volume growth in an F&B operation is a sure sign of success and a boon to the bottom line. But that success can come at a price if an outdated kitchen leaves cooks and servers to struggle daily filling an avalanche of orders.
Terranea Resort, an oceanfront Los Angeles property and a Destination Hotel, has reopened of Catalina Kitchen. The new restaurant features redesigned interior and exteriors and food and beverage menus and offers guests an overall enhanced dining experience centered on quality ingredients, thoughtfully crafted dishes, and sincere hospitality.
Healthier options, allergy-sensitive offerings, and kid-friendly fare are key to serious family travel business. One of the best at this game is Great Wolf Resorts. In our July/August 2016, we learned how they listened to family guests and retooled their F&B.