Mexico is the birthplace of chocolate; the Aztecs believed the god Quetzalcoatl brought it to them from paradise. And this Valentine’s Day at Hotel Matilda, lovers can discover a little bit of this paradise by enjoying luscious dishes created by master chocolatiers.
Hector Galvan, of La Casa Tropical in Mexico City, and David Briggs, of Xocolatl de David in Portland, Oregon, will prepare special romantic menus made with chocolate for breakfast, lunch and dinner. “These extraordinary chocolatiers will indulge our guests with an array of inspired dishes flavored with different types of chocolate,” said Hotel Matilda Director Bruce James.“They will also create personalized dishes for guests upon request, making it the most romantic and unforgettable experience.”
Hotel Matilda’s February “Fall in Love” package for two includes room, breakfast, Hamman Ritual, welcome drink and Snack Tasting for $477. Dynamic, contemporary Hotel Matilda, celebrated for its chic “Matilda lifestyle” guest experience, is located in San Miguel de Allende, named the #1 destination in the world in 2013 by Condé Nast Traveler.