Hotel Matilda’s iconic annual Black Dinner (Cena Negra) reverberates with soulful tunes with an imaginative musical twist, presenting the “girl power” dinner this upcoming November 1, 2018, on Day of the Dead.

Guests will experience the Black Dinner Serenade, a one-of-kind culinary concert at Matilda’s Moxi restaurant orchestrated by three female stars of Mexico’s culinary scene today:  the chef of Mexico City’s hottest restaurant, the creator of the capital’s ice cream boutique sensation and Casa Dragones’ female tequila master: Gabriela Ruiz Lugo of Carmela y Sal. Other female chefs include Fernanda Prado, the proprietor of Gelatoscopio, who will whip up melodic desserts, and Bertha González Nieves, co-founder of Casa Dragones and the first woman in Mexico to be certified as Maestra Tequilera, who will pair the courses with Casa Dragones Joven and Blanco tequilas.

The Black Dinner Serenade at Hotel Matilda’s Moxi restaurant on Thursday, November 1, costs 3,000 pesos (about US$156) per person, plus 15% service charge. For more information and to make reservations:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


“Our innovative Black Dinners on the Day of the Dead have become iconic, seminal events in Mexico, celebrating the country’s beloved holiday. This year’s 7th-annual Cena Negra—the Black Dinner Serenade, which will be a girl-power event composed by Gabriela, Fernanda and Bertha—promises to be the most exciting, unique and intriguing of all.” - Bruce James, Director of Hotel Matilda