Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez Joins Forces with Kahlua To Launch “Delicioso Night In”

In a city where going out every night of the week is the norm, sometimes it’s good to pause a minute and catch your breath. That’s why the “Delicioso Night In” really hits home with us.

Chef Aaron Sanchez, who we see so often on the Food Network, is joining Kahlúa to bring Mexican entertaining traditions to the United States with the initiative that invites everyone to spend some time “in” during 2011. They say they want people to reconnect at home with friends, colleagues, significant others and loved ones over intimate conversation.

And if you need more motivation, Sanchez & Kahlúa are offering up plenty of encouragement. Through March 27, you can log on to www.kahlua.com/DeliciosoNightIn to join the movement and you’ll have a chance to win the ultimate “Delicioso Night In,” plus your three favorite friends. You’ll get a one-night stay in a luxury hotel, and a personalized dinner hosted by Sánchez. Then, your group gets a four-day trip to Veracruz, Mexico, the birthplace of Kahlúa.

Not bad, for spending a few nights in (away from the cold!).

We sat down with Chef Aaron Sanchez to discuss his philosophy on “in” or “out.”

So seriously, let’s be real. How many times a month are you actually able to stay in with friends and family?
I try to stay in as much as possible to spend time with family and friends. It’s the best place to really connect, catch up, unwind and enjoy with each other.

Do you think it’s important to do so?
It is extremely important to spend time at home. “Home is where the heart is” really stands true; it’s a place where friends and family are at their most relaxed and comfortable. Some of my most cherished memories are of intimate moments spent at home with my friends and family.

Since you are teamed up with Kahlúa, we’ve got to ask. What is your favorite way to drink it?
I enjoy Kahlúa on the rocks with a squeeze of orange

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