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Homemade Tamales Taste Better When Someone Else Makes Them

Arizona Grand Resort and Aunt Chilada’s Tempe once again offer Tamales to Go

PHOENIX, Ariz. – (November 2, 2009) – Arizona Grand Resort, a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts® Ultimate Luxury Collection, in conjunction with on-site restaurant and Valley favorite Aunt Chilada’s Tempe, will offer their popular Tamales to Go for the ninth year in a row.

Making tamales for the holiday season has been a tradition in Mexico for many years and has come to be a tradition for many Arizona families as well. Over the course of the last nine years, Aunt Chilada's Tempe has served up more than 16,000 tamales to help families celebrate the holiday season.

Tamales to Go are available from November 27 to December 31, except for Christmas Day.  Flavors include Red Chile Beef Tamales and Green Corn Tamales with Green Chiles and Cheese and can be purchased by the half-dozen for $12 or a baker's dozen for $22.  All orders come with chips and salsa.  All tamales are hand-made daily so advance orders are required.  To place an order call Aunt Chilada's Tempe at (602) 431-6470.

Tamales can be picked up at Aunt Chilada’s Tempe restaurant located at 2021 Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ.

About the Arizona Grand Resort

The Arizona Grand Resort is located on 164 beautifully-landscaped acres at the base of the spectacular South Mountain Preserve and boasts 640 residential-style suites and 100 luxury Villas accommodations. The AAA Four Diamond rated property recently completed a $52 million renovation to enhance the property including all guest suites, main lobby, spa, golf course, and restaurants. A member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts Ultimate Luxury Collection, Arizona Grand Resort offers the 7-acre Oasis Water Park, an award-winning 18-hole golf course, seven unique dining venues, the full service Arizona Grand Athletic Club & Spa and 117,000 square feet of meeting and function space, including a 20,000 square-foot exhibit pavilion. Arizona Grand Resort is independently owned and operated by an affiliate of Grossman Company Properties (GCP), one of the premier commercial and residential developers in the western United States.  During the past 45 years, GCP has built, developed and managed more than 14 million square feet of high-quality properties, including the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Biltmore Fashion Park and the Phoenix Spectrum Mall.  More information on the resort is available at

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For more information on the Arizona Grand Resort, or to arrange an interview or fact check a story, please contact:

   Emily Dille, Marketing Manager
   8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85044
   p: 602-659-6312


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