Secrets The Vine Celebrates “Divas de la Cocina Mexicana” with Gala Dinner

Secrets The Vine Cancun was honored to host the very first celebration of female chefs in Wine and Food Festival Cancun Riviera Maya history! And we might say that it was a delicious success!


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“Divas de la Cocina Mexicana” gala dinner was a tribute to the feminine culinary talent in Mexican gastronomy over an extraordinary 5-course dinner that gathered 10 of the best chefs working in the delicious medium of Mexican cuisine. The perfect addition to the meal was the sublime Mexican wine and mezcal.


The talented chefs that made Divas de la Concina a delicious success! Check out our Facebook for more pictures from the event!

Divas and Chefs Martha Ortiz, Martha Chapa, Ma. Teresa Ramírez Degollado, Carmen Ramírez (Titita), Yerika Muñoz, Lula Martín Del Campo, Alicia Gironella De’Angeli, Paola Garduño, Patricia Quintana and Susanna Palazuelos shared with us their talent, uniqueness and passion in every bite.

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Celebrity Events in Jamaica at Secrets Resorts & Spas

The third week of January kicked off the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival just outside of Montego Bay. The 2012 festival honored 50 years of independence for the people of Jamaica including performances from the biggest names on the world’s stage including: Celine Dion, Cee-Lo Green, Kelly Rowland and Shaggy.

The three night festival is growing in popularity and draws over 40,000 people and being such an acclaimed music event, celebrities are attracted to the Montego Bay area during the Festival. We were thrilled to host award-winning performers Ne-Yo, Adrienne Bailon and Keri Hilson to our very own Secrets St. James and Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay.

Adreinne Bailon, Ne-Yo and Keri Hilson walk the red carpet.

During the celebrities’ Unlimited-Luxury® stay with us they hosted an invitation-only VIP beach cocktail party on-site, at which Ne-Yo sipped on Grey Goose and Baileys and thanked everyone for making him feel so welcome in Jamaica. The beach party also celebrated the launch of Ne-Yo’s album Compound Island, the Caribbean leg of his record label Compound Entertainment.

 During the guest’s time in Jamaica they hung out with fellow recording artist, Shaggy and actor Rockmond Dunbar.

Invited guests hang out at the Beach Party.

Rockmond Dunbar, Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson, Shaggy and Adrienne Bailon hang pool-side at the beach party.

The celebrity guests attended the Movie Premier of Red Tails at the Palace Cineplex in Montego Bay, a movie by renowned producer George Lucas, which boasts an impressive cast including Cuba Gooding Jr and Ne-Yo.

Ne-Yo does an interview at Secrets Wild Orchid.Adrienne Bailon walks the red carpet.

Adrienne Bailon walks the red carpet.

To see more photos of the the celebrities stays check out the Secrets St. James Montego Bay and Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay Facebook pages!