Viva La Vida!

"The Recipe Of Life"

The El Meson Family invites you to have a seat their table and get an all access pass to all things food, culture and lifestyle. This one of a kind content-based subscription is more than just a place to entertain and educate your hungry appetite, you'll learn how to EXPERIENCE and TASTE all the GOOD that LIFE has to offer! 

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Food And Inspiration

Cooking has never been easier and MORE FUN! Let Bill and Mark show you step by step how to make authentic, fusion-inspired dishes while helping you shop for the best ingredients! You'll be a master at culinary creation!

Creative Cocktails

Impress your friends with your wealth of knowledge behind the bar! You'll not only learn how to make creative cocktails, you'll also know the secrets to mixing up wine and spirits to create your own signature cocktails!

Lifestyle Learning

Viva La Vida is "The Recipe Of Life". It's a dance and journey we share, held together by community and family. Just as tapas are meant to be shared with each other, so should our experiences and recipes for a fulfilling life!

Travel And Culture

Bill and Mark do more than just take your tastebuds for a trip, they'll take you along on their travel journeys across the globe. Immerse yourself in culture and discover the different ways of life from one country to another!

Plus!! Live Interactive Cooking Classes

Engage with Bill and Mark as they help you prepare dinner in your own home. Ask questions, learn and enjoy the company of others in the live virtual class! 

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Meet The Hosts Of Viva La Vida!

Bill Castro

Managing partner of El Meson for 40 plus years, Bill's in depth knowledge and experience of world culture and cuisine is expansive. With over 20 excursions to all corners of the globe, Bill is excited to share these experiences with you.

Mark Abbott

Head Chef for El Meson for over 25 years, Mark has created cuisine from around the world for multiple generations of guests. His skills and techniques are second to none and he's excited to now share this knowledge with you!

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