Tequila Tasting, Dinner and Seminar


Tequila never tasted so good, and the team at Fuego and 1921 Tequila will be presenting complimentary 20-minute educational seminars and tastings of four tequila brands from 6-9:45 p.m. on Friday, September 12 in the Tequila Tasting Room in Fuego at Hotel Maya.

Guests can also enjoy dinner before or after the tequila tastings in Fuego with a special four-course prix-fixe dinner with tequila pairings for $55. Fuego will also be offering a variety of 1921 Tequila signature drink specials.

“Fuego already presents one of the largest tequila selections in Southern California. By partnering with 1921 Tequila we are able to showcase some of the premier tequilas that are available everyday in Fuego,” said Jeff Gillis, Director of Restaurant Operations at Hotel Maya a Doubletree by Hilton. “The tequila tastings also provide the opportunity to leverage the talents of Fuego Executive Chef Victor Juarez and his unique Latin American culinary skills with 1921 Tequilas for a delicious four-course dinner.”

Four-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner with 1921 Tequila Pairings

The four-course prix-fixe dinner with award-winning 1921 tequila pairings features Ceviche Tropical with mahi-mahi, chipotle, lime coconut, scallions, cucumber, ginger, pico de gallo and paired with 1921 Blanco with flowery citrus notes; Grilled Lamb Chop with chimichurri, pepper escabeche, spring sweet peas, roasted sweet potato, cotija cheese and paired with 1921 Reposado with chocolate and caramel notes; Fire Roasted Poblano Chili with quinoa, butternut squash, grilled onions, cilantro, goat cheese, pumpkin seed salsa, avocado, fresh cream, tomatillo sauce, Gordo beans and paired with 1921 Anejo with vanilla, fruit, oak notes; and Molten Chocolate Cake with fresh whipped cream, strawberry coulis and paired with 1921 Crème with coffee, vanilla and cinnamon.

For Fuego Free Tequila Tastings and Seminars, and Four-Course Dinner reservations, which are strongly encouraged, please call 562-481-3910 or visit http://www.facebook.com/fuegolongbeach.