Field Trips to Margaritas Restaurants
Available to middle and high school, students can visit Margaritas to learn about Mexican culture, art, and food through engaging, interactive activities. Field Trips to our culturally rich restaurants are a valuable educational experience for local students and their teachers.
They take place at all Margaritas restaurants between 10am and 12pm.We offer 3 types of Field Trip Packages that feature guided restaurant tours, food demonstrations and even a DVD presentation of contemporary Mexico that highlights Mexican artisans, markets, street scenes and mariachis. A teacher study guide provides material to prepare students and follow-up activities for later classroom discussion.
All programs require a minimum of 25 students. State sales taxes are included in all prices.
Package 1- Enchilada Meal
$13 per student (ideal for 25-35 students)
This program, geared toward middle and high school students, begins with a DVD presentation showing scenes from our various trips to Mexico. We give students the chance to see present day Mexico, its people, its tradition and its art. The students are then taken on a tour of our restaurant to see a variety of folk art and decor. Participants will have an opportunity to see and touch examples of the artwork they viewed in the presentation allowing them to gain a greater appreciation of the culture. We then move to a food demonstrate where we make our fresh guacamole and salsa fresca by hand. The students see each ingredient and the step-by-step process in preparing these two wonderful Mexican dishes. Students are offered a sample of each to add to their Mexican-style meal that includes a fresh made enchilada (chicken, beef or cheese), rice and beans, soda and Mexican churros with chocolate dipping sauce.
We present a piece of authentic Mexican art to display in their classroom as a visual reminder of their trip to Margaritas and their Mexico adventure.
Package 2- Taco Buffet
$12 per student (ideal for 25-35 middle or high school students)
This program offers the same activities and piece of authentic art as in Package 1. Instead of an enchilada meal, students are treated to an all you can eat Taco Buffet (chicken and seasoned ground beef), Mexican rice and beans, soda and Mexican churros with chocolate dipping sauce.
Package 3- Taco Buffet
$11 per student (ideal for 25-50 elementary, middle and high school students)
This program does not include a DVD presentation and is geared more for larger groups of students from elementary, middle and high schools. The students are taken on a tour of the restaurant to see a variety of folk art and decor. Next we demonstrate how we make fresh guacamole and salsa fresca by hand. The students see each ingredient and the step-by-step process in preparing these two wonderful Mexican dishes. Students are offered a sample of each to add to their Mexican-style meal that features an all you can eat Taco Buffet (chicken and beef), Mexican rice and beans, soda and Mexican churros with chocolate dipping sauce.
Our Field Trips are a learning experience enjoyed by all. Our goal is to give local students a unique, hands-on opportunity to experience the vibrant Mexican culture. The programs are designed to be interactive, providing various perspectives of the Mexican way of life and illuminating the unique and fascinating characteristics of Mexican culture. Ultimately, students will cultivate a better understanding of contemporary Mexico.
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