Culinary Creations From Across The Globe Debut As New Menu Additions at Mexico’s Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

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Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit ups the ante for foodie travelers with new menu additions from around the globe to its award-winning restaurants.

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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit ups the ante for foodie travelers with new menu additions from around the globe to its award-winning restaurants

Mexico’s “Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare” Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit ups the ante for foodie travelers with new menu additions from around the globe to its award-winning restaurants. At Frida, the resort’s AAA Four Diamond gourmet Mexican restaurant, the new dishes showcase a variety of Mexican cuisine found in the North, South, and Central regions of Mexico. The dishes feature an array of unusual, local ingredients, including moles, chapulines (grasshoppers), huazontles (native herb) and more. A highlight of the new additions is the Red Snapper dish which features an avocado crust and fried garlic slices, served over sautéed zucchini in a traditional chapuline sauce.

Another one of the resort’s three AAA Four Diamond restaurants, Lucca boasts flavorful Italian-Mediterranean cuisine in a romantic and elegant atmosphere. Incorporating the freshest ingredients, the new culinary creations are a spin-off of traditional Italian dishes, inspired by many regions in Italy, including Verona, Toscana and Provenza. Risotto alla Tutto Mare, Salmon alla Caputo and Affettato di Tono Marinata are a few of the new additions, including Cannelloni Ripieno di Ricotta Gamberoni e Spinaci, which is a pasta shell filled with ricotta cheese, shrimp and spinach served in a rustic tomato sauce.

At Azul, guests enjoy a new buffet and a la carte menu reflecting a fusion of Mexican and Asian cuisine in a relaxing al fresco atmosphere with oceanfront views. Among the new dishes are a Coriander Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna, Azul-styled Greek Salad, and a Sushi Sake Maki, a smoked salmon trilogy marinated with Mediterranean lemon and masago with cucumber, avocado, rice and wakame.

All-inclusive rates include luxury suite accommodations, a la carte dining at a choice of gourmet restaurants, gourmet kids menu, premium branded beverages, fitness center, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes and gratuities and more. Nightly rates start at $320. Rates are per person per night, based on double occupancy. For reservations or more information on Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit http://www.vallarta.grandvelas.com.

About Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit:
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, a Leading Hotel of the World, enjoys a privileged natural setting with flowering, landscaped gardens beside a long stretch of pristine beach and a dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains. The centerpiece of the gardens is a three-tiered infinity pool, a preferred spot for catching the legendary sunsets. The AAA Five Diamond all-inclusive resort features 267 ocean-view suites, some with private plunge pools, and all with plasma TVs, wireless internet access, fully stocked mini bar, L’Occitane amenities and Nespresso machines. Of the resort’s five restaurants, three, serving French, Italian and Mexican gourmet cuisine, have received AAA Four Diamond awards for distinguished cuisine and presentation. An oasis of wellbeing, the resort’s Leading Spa of the World offers 20 treatment suites, more than 30 spa treatments, many inspired by the native traditions of Mexico and a signature water journey. Other features include a fitness center, 24/7 in suite service, water sports, business center, tennis, baby concierge, Kids Club, and teen lounge during holidays. Puerto Vallarta is just a 15 minute drive away. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit features more than 25,000 square feet of indoor meeting facilities, including the Grand Marissa Ballroom, which consists of more than 6,000 square feet and is easily subdivided into five separate rooms. The resort’s facilities also include four other rooms ranging from 681 to more than 1,954 square feet that offer several arrangement variations to maximize meeting productivity and efficiency. The resort has won numerous awards from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, which named it one of the Top Ten Coolest All-Inclusive in 2012. Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit 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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