Events

Join us as we welcome guest chef and CIA alumni, Cariño Cortez, from La Familia Cortez Restaurants to Nao for a special celebratory dinner closing out our Arriba Mexico Latin American Cuisine Summit.

Chef Cariño Cortez is a third-generation Cortez family member and food enthusiast who grew up surrounded by the smells, flavors, storytelling, and memories that family meals and cooking bring together.

Space is limited, reserve your seat now for an evening of great food, and even better company!

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CIA San Antonio’s Latin Pop-Up Dinners

Enjoy a multi-course meal paired with regional wine and beverages created by our advanced bachelor’s degree students. These future stars in the hospitality industry are engaged in the CIA’s Latin Cuisine Studies program that immerses them in the cuisine and culture of Latin America. They will be planning and executing these one-of-a-kind dining events.

Each dinner highlights an ingredient or a region of Latin America, so bring your adventurous spirit and your appetite!

Schedule for Latin Pop-up Dinners in San Antonio

New events will be posted shortly, please check back for updates.