Macayo’s to Host Partida Tequila Dinner on Tuesday, April 26th

Macayo's Partida Tequila DinnerMacayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is excited to announce the Partida Tequila Dinner on Tuesday, April 26th at 5:30p.m. featuring Chef Sharisse Johnson, CEO of Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen, along with Tequila Ambassador Sofia Partida for the Partida Tequila Dinner. Sharisse is the daughter of Woody Johnson and is honored to host the Partida Tequila Dinner with Sofia, granddaughter of the founder of Partida Tequila.

Macayo’s kicked off the Tequila Dinner Series in February and it’s been a big hit with the guests! According to Matt Verhoeven General Manager of Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina, “The Tequila dinners provide a fun atmosphere along with amazing food; leaving our guests with an unforgettable night and with a bit of tequila knowledge. Macayo’s delivers a remarkable experience and entertainment for all.”

Sharisse has designed a menu specifically for this fun-filled night. Enjoy a specialized four course menu created by Sharisse with each course paired with Partida Tequila. Tickets are $40 per person.

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. I am looking forward to co-hosting my first Tequila, dinner and sharing my favorite dishes on this special evening. 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 has 2 spectacular dinners lined up for April and May, mark your calendars and join Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina for an unforgettable Tequila Dinner. Macayo’s welcomes the community to sign up and enjoy our Tequila dinners. Space is limited, so please purchase your tickets at:

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

2016 Tequila Dinner Series Calendar *:

Tuesday, April 26th beginning at 5:30pm

Macayo’s Grill & Cantina Partida Dinner Co-hosted by Sharisse Johnson & Sofia Partida

11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Tuesday, May 31st beginning at 5:30pm

Macayo’s Grill & Cantina Casamigos Tequila Dinner

11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254

For more information and to make a reservation please visit:

About Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina
Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina in Scottsdale serves as Macayo’s test-kitchen, recently reopened in May of last year with a new Chef Inspired menu items created from work with chefs from around the world. The journey Macayo’s has started at their test kitchen is truly in honor of Woody Johnson’s (the founder of Macayo’s) dreams and innovation and launches the next 70 years of Macayo’s culinary journey. The Grill & Cantina is innovative, making everything old new again with fresh takes on old Mexican traditions in recipes, décor and atmosphere. Two expanded patios, one with a covering and the other with a waterfall feature, in addition to the tequila window and the renovated bar create an energetic atmosphere for entertaining, family events and special occasions of every kind. Come in and celebrate another 70 years with us! The Macayo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is located at 11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254, 480-596-1181. To learn more, visit Find us on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and on Instagram at
About Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen
Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen began in 1946 when Woody and Victoria Johnson opened their first restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona. Still family owned and locally-operated, today Macayo’s has over 1,100 employees and 12 restaurants. With a focus on community involvement and fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine, Macayo’s has continued to serve homemade recipes and quality ingredients in a traditional family environment. To learn more or locate a Macayo’s near you, visit Find us on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and on Instagram at

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