|Star Jones And Chef Juan Pablo Loza|
|Kedaki And James Lipton|
|Ed Burke Jr With Mickey Palin And Howard Lorber|
Luxury Mexican resort Mayakoba Residences’ Managing Director Carlos Orozco hosted a private dinner party recently featuring an extravagant La Ceiba Dinner and a special tasting of ultra-premium tequila Clase Azul. The sumptuous dinner was prepared by Executive Chef of the award-winning Rosewood Mayakoba, Juan Pablo Loza, along with Union Cantina’s Executive Chef Scott Kampf. Guests were treated to an extraordinary 8 course authentic Mayan tasting menu, replicating a dining experience that is exclusive to guests of Rosewood Mayakoba resort, located in the idyllic Riviera Maya. The event was coordinated by the leading Sroka Worldwide marketing team, headed by industry veteran and company founder Neal Sroka.
Notable attendees included: Carlos Orozco, Neal Sroka, Juan Pablo Loza, Howard Lorber, Star Jones, Amir Korangy, Richard Johnson, Jason Binn, James Lipton, Kedaki Lipton, Ian Duke, Scott Kampf, Susana Cardona, Thom Felicia, Ed Burke Jr and Tricia Burke.
The event took place in the garden of restaurateurs Ian Duke and David Hilty’s new innovative Mexican restaurant Union Cantina, which provided a beautiful backdrop to the evening, with its rustic chic décor, featuring a mixture of dark woods, Spanish glass and vibrant Mexican artwork.
La Ceiba Dinner pays homage to Authentic Mayan cuisine and heritage, with a name that is derived from the ceiba tree, one of Mayan Culture’s most important symbols, signifying prosperity, strength & unity. The dinner is an extravagant celebration of the food, spirit, and flavor of Playa Del Carmen, served bountifully in a family-style setting, accompanied by free-flowing tequila of the highest quality.
About Mayakoba Residences
Set on 240 hectares of jungle and tropical mangroves bordering the white sand beaches of the Mexican Caribbean, Mayakoba’s natural beauty is the inspiration for the most exclusive and private resort destination on the coveted Riviera Maya. Home to a collection of luxury world-class resorts, the only PGA-TOUR sanctioned golf course in Mexico, more than 260 species of wildlife and 9 kilometers of sparkling lagoons and canals, Mayakoba Residences is a celebration of luxury embracing nature. Mayakoba Residences is blessed with an incredible roster of properties, each offering an individual vision for guests to experience. Indulge, unwind and feel the magic of an ancient culture still present here…and enchanted place awaiting discovery.
For more information, please visit http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/mayakoba-riviera-maya
About Sroka Worldwide
Specializing in resort and investor marketing, sales, and leasing as well as in residential, commercial real estate, The Sroka Worldwide Team at Douglas Elliman came to fruition as an adjunct to the established and sought-after DE Worldwide consulting facet of the business, serving the world's most high-profile investors and developers. Unparalleled market knowledge and access to the high-end international investment community gives this power house team incomparable expertise and ability to facilitate even the most demanding real estate transactions.
For more information, please visit www.srokaworldwideteam.elliman.com
About Union Cantina
Union Cantina is owned by Southampton Social Club’s Ian Duke and David Hilty, who have teamed up with Southampton Social Club’s award-winning Executive Chef Scott Kampf to create this innovative modern Mexican eatery in the old “Publick House” space, designed just for Southampton. Chef Kampf brings his dedication to the classic “farm to table” cooking style to the new Union Cantina. The space also incorporates a former prohibition speakeasy which has reopened as the 400 Rabbits Tequila Bar, and carries more than 100 types of tequila. A signature cocktail program is offered, featuring an extensive tequila menu, in addition to sangrias, punches and frozen drinks. The restaurant is situated in the iconic Bowden Square and the venue seats over 200 indoors, with an outdoor patio that seats 35 for dinner and assorted lawn seating.