Hotel Maya Invites You to Celebrate ‘National Guacamole Day’ With a Culinary Class

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Celebrating “National Guacamole Day,” Fuego will present “Guacamole de Fuego” culinary class at Hotel Maya on Saturday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guacamole de Fuego is the final class in Hotel Maya’s 2015 Latin-Inspired Culinary and Mixology Classes series.

Fuego guests will celebrate National Guacamole Day by learning the secret preparations for Guacamole de Fuego and enjoying a delicious guacamole-inspired lunch. Participants of Fuego’s Guacamole de Fuego will also become the hit of the season when they provide the perfect party platter to each holiday and football gathering.

Fuego’s Executive Chef Victor Juarez will lead the Guacamole de Fuego culinary class, which is $30 per person and limited to 30 guests.

“Guacamole de Fuego culinary class is a natural salute to National Guacamole Day. This delicious dish was created by the Aztecs, who along with the Mayans had such cultural influences in the region and far beyond,” said Kristi Allen, Vice President of Hotel Operations at Hotel Maya. “This is a great ending to our Latin-Inspired Culinary and Mixology Classes series. Our primary goal of was to provided guests with a mix of Mayan history, culture and fun with terrific instructors in a beautiful setting.”

Hotel Maya’s 2015 Latin-Inspired Culinary and Mixology Classes series has featured a wide-variety of delicious and thirst quenching lessons including the “Latin Triple Shots” mixology class that was taught by Rum Mixologist Daniel Zarate and featured three refreshing rum concoctions in September. Fuego’s Executive Chef Juarez led the “Ceviche Fresco” culinary class in July. Fuego Mixologists led the “Sangria! Sangria!” mixology class in May. Don Julio Tequila Mixologists led the “Margarita Classico” mixology class in April. And Fuego’s Executive Chef kicked off the 2015 program with the “Mayan Chocolate for Couples” culinary class on Valentine’s Day in February.

Fuego, the modern, Latin-infused indoor-outdoor restaurant and lounge, offers a unique seaside setting featuring 13-foot-tall glass walls that fully retract with seating inside and on the patio area. Fuego’s stunning open-air views include the Pacific Ocean, Long Beach skyline and Queen Mary.

Famous for its handcrafted margaritas, Fuego also boasts one of the largest tequila selections in the region. Fuego restaurant is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Fuego lounge is open daily at 11 a.m. For reservations, which are strongly encouraged, please call 562-481-3910 or visit

Hotel Maya – a DoubleTree by Hilton is located at 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802. For additional information or to make room reservations, please call 562-435-7676, visit or like

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