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Pastry Chef in the Making

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

The Ladies & Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun in Cancun, Mexico, recently hosted a special birthday celebration at their hotel for an aspiring baker named Santiago.

Santiago dreams to one day bake cakes. His father owns a small pastry shop in the center of Cancun. Santiago grew up watching his father bake pastries and always marveled at the thought of baking in a luxury hotel.

The Ladies & Gentlemen gave Santiago the chance to be a pastry chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun for a day. Once the Ladies & Gentlemen discovered Santiago’s love for the Mario Brothers, they even asked a local pastry chef to join Santiago so he could bake his birthday cake with the “Mario Brothers.”

After Santiago baked his cake, the Ladies & Gentleman gave him a tour of the kitchen and gifted him a backpack and supplies to use in school.

Santiago exclaimed that this was the best birthday in his life!

Thank you, Ladies & Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, for making Santiago’s birthday one to remember!