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Tastes Like Color: A Magical, Culture-filled Night of Celebration near Limon and San Jose


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A Magical, Culture-filled Night Celebration
Offered to Incentive, Conventions & Corporate Groups

Rainforest Adventures are pleased to show you the Event called, Taste Like Color. A new and different option offered to Incentive, Conventions & Corporate Groups in the middle of our splendorous forests.

It is an innovative option, ideal for the corporate segment. Here, two elements of great attraction combine: the experience of the Rain Forest and a sample of the High Costa Rican Cuisine that once combined with new entertaining options will make this experience an unforgettable one for our guests.

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Taste Like Color event is very versatile and it may fit the specific needs of each client. Contact us for quotes and more information about this event.

The Event


It is a night at Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic that boosts senses and shows many of the real past Costa Rican costumes in an environment where the natural surroundings takes the most important place. It is perceived in the multiplicity of color nuances coming from the forest and in the colors of our textiles. The environment is full of a smell of humid forest essences caused by the warm tropical rains and of warm coffee. It taste like jocote fruit and mango nectar, like pejivalle and yucca texture. It is seasoned with our herbs and traditional dressing, but specially a unique and living culture that shines through its mystical dances, warm smiles and rhythmical paces.

In Taste Like Color show participants will experience a vibrant magic night of culture and taste in the middle of our exuberant tropical forests.

Decoration

The event takes place in our main restaurant. Decoration is completely attractive and different. You will find stations that represent the diverse market stands, handcrafts, flowers, herbs, vegetables and fruits, hanging fabrics and colorful candles will add more warmth and magic to the occasion.

The environment is a representation of the colors found in rural markets with abundance of tropical flowers, fruits and vegetables, medicine traditional herbs, handcrafts, incense and dozens of colorful candles. Guests will get impressed finding an ambience full of surprises, culture, tastes and colors right in the middle of our amazing forest.

Banquette

It is a succulent home-style buffet for table companions to delight with a broad variety of traditional typical dishes that have to be tasted in gallitos (tortilla wraps) using fresh just-prepared tortillas, salads and desserts.

Entertainment

During the night you will enjoy live music that harmonizes with the natural rhythm of the forest as well as mystical dances that will show our ancestral legends.

Summary of the Event


Location

Restaurant of the Rainforest Aerial Tram - Costa Rica Atlantic

The Event

It is a dinner-show live music and dances representing Costa Rican legends. The decoration is full of colors and taste allusive to the market.

Program

We recommend to start around 5:30 p.m. right after the Aerial Tram Tour and end up around 8:30 p.m.

Capacity

  • Maximum: 120 participants
  • Minimum: 40 participants

Decoration of the Event


Station of Fruits and Vegetables

The set has a vegetable store of showy colors with baskets full of fruits and vegetables typical of our country.

Station of Herbs

This station is for participants to be able to experience the nice smells of herbs from the market, incenses and aromatizing items.

Kiosk

A kiosk full of traditional objects such as spinning tops, maromeros, little pots, wooden trucks, mirrors, mugs, wooden horses, baskets, among others, that invite the guest to experience the great Costa Rican market.

Pulpería (Dime Store)

The Dime Store is used as station of buffet desserts. It consists of three tables, one on top of the other, decorated with the desserts, as well as wooden trays full of candies, baskets and candles.

Entertainment


The show consists on 3 Costa Rican legends: The Dance of “diablitos”, The Flowers of Matapalo and the Legend of Zurquí Mount, performed with music and dance.

The Dance of “diablitos”

It is a mystical and colorful representation of the “Dance of diablitos” which is a custom of Boruca indigenous community. The indigenous people create horrible masks of little demons in order to get rid of their lands’ conquerors.

The Flowers of Matapalo

The legend of rural country family is told using a delicate choreography as well as its relation with the flowers of Matapalo that caused women to become very coquettish.

1st Legend of Zurquí Mount

A real love story at the moonlight takes place in the hills of Zurquí Mount when the children of opposite tribes plan to run away up to far away forest lands for them to live their love.

2nd Legend of Zurquí Mount

It tells the legend on how a princess and her friends turned into butterflies who are found in the magical tops of the Zurqui's mount.

Gifts


Since the beginning to the end, there are details that will mark the flavor and the color of Costa Rican culture. A print of the night program and legends of the show will be given to the guests. Also, as a memory of this event, a picturesque, small Boruca mask will be given as a present – A real emblem of this show called Taste Like Color.

Menu


Heliconias Menu

Welcome Cocktail

  • Fruit juice, the traditional and typical syrup juice with chopped fruits and a squirt of Guaro typical alcohol drink.
  • Pejivalle dip with toasts.
  • Tilapia fish cocktail with toasted little pieces of plantain

Entrée

  • Pumpkin and Parsley Cream

Station of Gallitos (bites wrapped in corn tortillas)

  • Cabbage and Tomato Salad
  • Chopped Potatoes and Beets
  • Chopped Arracache
  • Chopped Green Beans and Carrot
  • Ground Brown Beans
  • Fried White Cheese
  • Stitched Meat
  • Pork Little Pieces of Meat with Pineapple
  • Chicken in Achiotl
  • Palmed Tortillas

Desserts

  • Cajetas (sweets) of different colors and flavors
  • Season Fresh Fruits
  • Sugared Figs
  • Stripes of Filled Grapefruit

Anturios Menu

Welcome Cocktail

  • Guaro Sour or Virgin Shaken Pineapple (Piña Colada)
  • Crudités de Vegetables with Dip of Cilantro
  • Yucca Rolls with Fresh Cheese and Garlic and Little Small Onion Dressing

Entrée

  • Pejivalles Cream

Main Dish

  • Chopped Potato with Achiotl
  • Chopped Green Plantain
  • Chopped Squash with Green Corn Cob
  • Marinated Beef Mini Brochettes
  • Chopped up chicken in Fresh Tomato Sauce
  • Palmed Small Tortillas

Dessert

  • Cocadas (Coconut biscuits)
  • Pineapple and Melon Skewer
  • Sherbet Ice Cream with Black Strawberry and Macadamia

Menu of Coffee and Snacks

  • Empanaditas (Little Tortilla Wraps) of Plantain and Ground Beans
  • Seasoned Cheese Tortillas
  • Small Well-Dressed Mano de Piedra
  • Palm Pie with Green Salad
  • Tres Leches (Three Milks)
  • Varied Bakery’s Cookies
  • Coffee, Tea, Herbal Waters and Cream

Beverages


International Bar

  • Red Label Scotch
  • Absolut Vodka
  • Cuervo Tequila
  • Bacardi Rum
  • Gordons Gin
  • Reserved White and Red Wine Concha y Toro
  • National Beer and soft drinks

National Bar

  • Nikolai Vodka
  • Cacique Guaro (made of sugar cane)
  • Ron Rico
  • Gin
  • White and Red Wine of the House
  • National Beer and soft drinks

Flow of the Event


5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

  • Welcome Cocktail and Snacks
  • Bar service starts

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

  • Welcome to Main Restaurant
  • Instrumental Music

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Dinner and Entertainment of Dances and Music

8.00 - 8.15 p.m.

  • Gifts and closing

Contact Us


Contact Rainforest AdventuresFor more info about the Tastes Like Color for group incentive, conventions, and corporate groups, you can send us an email at the following email addresses:

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