AVON, Colorado - The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa has announced that Chef Richard Sandoval will transform its restaurant space into a Vail Valley outpost of his flagship concept - Maya, a Modern Mexican Kitchen & Tequileria. The restaurant will debut at the resort this June. "We are very excited to transform Cima into Maya at The Westin Riverfront because it encompasses everything that our guests and locals want - a hip, inviting space with amazing food and cocktails," said Westin Riverfront General Manager John Evans. "And it definitely helps that Maya and Chef Sandoval already have such a strong international following."Driven by demand from both resort guests and locals for a more upbeat, casual dining experience, Maya's menu will feature Sandoval's authentic Mexican flavors, blending traditional recipes with contemporary techniques to create dishes and cocktails that are familiar and affordable.Maya's menu will showcase Sandoval's take on traditional Mexican recipes using high quality ingredients. There will be an extensive menu of guacamoles, with selections including tuna tartare and chicharrones with heirloom tomatoes. Signature dishes will include lobster & shrimp Yucatan, traditional Mexican chicken and pork braises and carne asada. Fresh ingredients will continue to be sourced seasonally from Maya's on-site garden. The renovated space will also feature a handmade tortilla station and a bar and lounge with more than 100 agave-based spirits and house-infused tequilas. The Maya Bar will offer margaritas and cocktails, as well as personal bottle storage. To learn more, go to www.westinriverfrontbeavercreek.com.
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