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New Cooking Class at Select Velas Resorts

Insta-Worthy Cooking Class Combines Cooking Skills and Food Photography at Select Velas Resorts!

Calling all foodies and photography lovers! Ready to learn how to ‘gram the perfect plate? Select Velas Resorts in Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta are now offering new cooking classes that help guests learn how to not only make the best food but capture it.

Classes are led by Executive Chef Guillaume Morancé at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and Mexican TV personality Chef Yolanda Yanar at Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta. At Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Chef Morancé first takes guests to La Cruz de Huanacaxtle’s fish market to help them choose the best food for the recipe they are preparing.

At the resorts, guests will learn how to prepare their dishes before getting a lesson on tips and tricks to capture the perfect picture. At Casa Velas and Velas Vallarta, guests will also get a brief lesson on Instagram and the best hashtags to use for their pictures to be discovered.

For teens who also want to improve their landscape photography, there’s a Teen Instagram Photo Tour at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Velas Vallarta and their sister property Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Teens will learn from the resorts’ community managers about lighting, exposure, angles and editing apps to achieve the perfect photo.

All-inclusive rates at Velas Resorts include luxury accommodations, a la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, taxes, gratuity and more.

About Velas Resorts Offering unparalleled all-inclusive experiences, Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos have earned 48 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award. Other esteemed international awards for their services and facilities include Virtuoso’s “Best Spa,” Forbes’ “Coolest All-Inclusives,” Forbes’ Four Star Award, and TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame, among others. Properties include the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas in Los Cabos, with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort; AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, which 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; and AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya, located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, offering a sophisticated all-inclusive resort experience in the Caribbean with jungle and beach settings. In Puerto Vallarta, Casa Velas is a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club located on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course, and Velas Vallarta, a family-friendly all suites resort and spa located on Banderas Bay. Velas Resorts feature spacious accommodations, spas, a unique culinary experience at a selection of restaurants, 24-hour in suite service, fitness centers, personal concierge service, wedding inspections for couples, state of the art conference centers, extensive family programs, fully stocked mini bar and more.


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