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Macayo’s Hosts Top Shelf Tequila & Margarita Tasting

Posted on: February 17th, 2016 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina Hosts 1st Annual Top Shelf Tequila & Margarita Tasting to Benefit Leukemia Lymphoma Society Chapter in Arizona

Macayo's Hosts Top Shelf Tequila & Margarita Tasting

Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina will be celebrating Arizona Cocktail Week with their 1st Annual Top Shelf Tequila & Margarita tasting benefit for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society on Sunday, February 21, from 3pm to 8pm, at located at 11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale AZ.  Join us for this exciting new tequila and margarita experience for $40 a person. Macayo’s will be donating 50% proceeds from this first annual tequila and margarita tasting to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society Chapter in Arizona in order to combat cancer and save lives.

According to Sharisse Johnson, CEO of Macayo’s “This Tequila and Margarita tasting is an exciting component to our 2016 Tequila Dinner Series and we are honored for it to be a part of Cocktail Week! The format is unique and will give the community a great way to raise funds for a great cause and enjoy a wonderful Sunday filled with Macayo’s  deliciousness and learn about and enjoy Tequila’s and Margaritas!”

Macayo’s will entertain guests with 9 top shelf tequila samples and 9 handcrafted cocktail samples during the open house taking place from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Each tequila brand will be represented by a personal tequila ambassador that will distribute the tequila samples showcased on their uniquely decorated table displays. While enjoying the variety of tantalizing cocktail flavors, guests will also be able to experience Macayo’s authentic Mexican Chef Inspired appetizers and small bites, including Fried Avocado, Green Chile Pork Stew Mini Chimis, Jicama Shrimp Tacos, Tinga Street Tacos, Rolled Chicken Tacos, Homemade Churros and more!

According to Sharisse Johnson, CEO of Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen, “Tequila has become more of an integral part of the dining experience at Macayo’s, we are excited about our Tequila dinner series and have even added a Tequila window at our Scottsdale location. We feel Tequila is a wonderful component to our adult beverage and preferred liquor program.  I am especially proud of our recent Tequila certification by CONSEJO REGULADOR del TEQUILA for 8 out of our 12 restaurants and over 100 members of our team have this certification! This identifies Macayo’s as one of the few companies with an entire restaurant certification.”

Macayo’s welcomes the community to sign up and enjoy our Tequila dinners.

Be sure to bring an amigo or two and come try on an Ultra-Premium Tequila dinner!

2016 Tequila Dinner Series Calendar:

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 beginning at 5:30pm
Macayo’s Grill & Cantina Tequila Dinner with Celebrity Chef Eric Justice and Fortaleza Tequila
11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Sunday, February 21st beginning at 3pm
Macayo’s Grill & Cantina Tequila & Margarita Tasting – National Margarita Day
11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Tuesday, March 29th beginning at 5:30pm
 Macayo’s  Grill Cantina & Tequila Dinner
11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

For more information and to make a reservation please call Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina 480.596-1181.

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*Re-published press release originally received 02.12.16*

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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