When Cocina de Autor Restaurant received the coveted Five Diamond Award in 2013, it became the only restaurant in an All-Inclusive resort to ever receive this distinction, in 100 years of AAA.
Two years have passed from this news that led Grand Velas Riviera Maya to be in the limelight of hospitality industry. Cocina de Autor has gone through many events since then: like having renewed the AAA Five Diamond award for the third time last December 2nd, 2015, or the leading Chef, Xavi Perez-Stone, having been the proud winner of Iron Chef Canada in 2014.
But the culinary tour does not stop there. It is true that Cocina de Autor is the signature restaurant of this resort, offering a hâute Basque cuisine menu ready to impress the most demanding palates, but the gastronomic experience continues with Piaf (4 Diamond Award), a chic and of subtle décor restaurant of French specialties, followed by Frida (4 Diamond Award), with Mexican fine-dining in a contemporary atmosphere. Sen Lin Restaurant displaying Asian fusion creations of exotique flavours, so representative of Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese dishes. Lucca evoques the northern Italian cuisine featuring specialty seafood, gourmet meats, and homemade pastas.
Guests seeking a casual dining experience find all-day restaurants as well: Azulwith the best panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea in an open-air environment.Bistro with French culinary delights, and Chaká offering an organic selection, wines and coffees, surrounded by mangroves tropical jungle.
To complete the gastronomic experience, the resort features five bars: Sky Bar,Sen Lin Bar, Piano Bar, Karaoke Bar and Aqua Bar; special features include margarita trolley, menus of mezcal and signature French cocktails. And last but not least, a convenient 24-hour In-Suite Dining.
MICE Travel Tip! Make sure you include the Dine-Around through the 5 Fine Dining restaurants, it is an outstanding experience for Groups traveling to this fantastic resort.