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Jan 30

Nestor Daniel Can Jones Named Head Mixologist at Grand Velas Los Cabos

Nestor Daniel Can Jones Named Head Mixologist at Grand Velas Los Cabos


Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (January 30, 2018) — Nestor Daniel Can Jones has been named head Mixologist of the "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" Grand Velas Los Cabos. In his new position, he oversees the AAA Five Diamond resort's craft cocktails and signature beverage offerings at its four bars, including the new Tequila & Mezcal Bar opening in early February. The appointment is effective immediately.

Jones has spent over 18 years in mixology, most recently as Beverage Manager at The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Cabo San Lucas. Prior to that, he acted as Corporate Mixologist for Karisma Hotels & Resorts heading up the beverage program and new openings in Riviera Maya, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Croatia and Colombia. During his career, he has trained under Master Mixologist, Sommelier and Diageo Ambassador Steve Olson and Master Tequilier Ricardo Cisneros. In 2017, he was a semifinalist in Bacardi's Legacy Cocktail Competition and Tequila Patron's Perfectionists, which bring together the best bartenders from around the world in pursuit of the perfect cocktail. Additionally, he was a semifinalist in Diageo's World Class Cocktail Competition in 2014 and 2015. Jones is originally from Mexico City.

For reservations or additional information on Grand Velas Los Cabos, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://loscabos.grandvelas.com/.

About Grand Velas Los Cabos:

The new Grand Velas Los Cabos on Mexico's Baja Peninsula is the fifth property of Velas Resorts. Located between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, the $150 million beachfront property offers the next generation of all-inclusive amenities and facilities with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort. All 304-ocean view suites are over 1,180 sq. ft. with private terraces and some personal plunge pools while duplex wellness suites have designated wellness amenities and in suite juice bars. Grand Velas Los Cabos features five gourmet restaurants with an extensive beverage program and wine based features inspired by the proximity to the region producing Mexico's fine wines. A staff ratio of 3 to 1; 16,370 sq. ft. convention center with the capability for 20 breakout rooms; 35,000 sq. ft. Se Spa with 16 treatment rooms and hydrotherapy facility; three pools; and pool and beach concierges are available. Rounding out the list of amenities and services are a Technogym Fitness Center with personal trainers, exercise programs, yoga, Pilates and meditation; recreational activities program; separate teens' and kids' club facilities and activities program; 24-hour personalized butler concierge service; and 24-hour in-suite service. Opening soon, a gallery of contemporary art will continue the company's commitment to bringing the art, fashion and culture of Mexico to guests. The curved, half-moon design of the hotel catches eyes along the corridor with an iconic grand entrance that's open air, three stories high and over 300 ft. above sea level. All of this beachfront, just 35 minutes from the Los Cabos International Airport which directly services over 40 destinations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, operates Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela by his side, vice president of Velas Resorts. For reservations or additional information, please call 1-888-407-4869 or visit https://loscabos.grandvelas.com/.