The gorgeous and charismatic Raquel Pomplun is not just any Playmate. She’s Playboy’s first Mexican-American Playmate of the Year, here to be your cultural navigator for what we promise will be a Cinco de Mayo unlike any other. Watch as the brunette beauty invites you into her own personal Cinco party so you can learn how to do Cinco de Mayo her way—with a spicy twist. And for a look behind the scenes, check out the gallery.

The party doesn’t stop when the sun sets on Cinco. Did we mention this is not just any year? Check back here throughout 2014 for more sexy and exciting video and photos as Raquel embarks on a year-long adventure with our friends at Hornitos® Tequila. Let’s go.