Puntacana Resort presents Culinary Weekend with international cuisine

With the slogan “A feast for the palate”, Puntacana Resort presents the first edition of Culinary Weekend, to be held March 7-10, with the participation of five renowned Latin American chefs in a unique culinary encounter.

International chefs Mitsuhara Tsuruma, Marsia Taha, Benjamin Nast, Álvaro Clavijo and Janaina Torres will present exquisite dishes selected to create an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

The gastronomic event will open with a cocktail party on Thursday, March 7, introducing the weekend’s chefs, with appetizers prepared by Bolivia’s Marsia Taha, recognized in 2021 as Latin America’s Top Female Chef, according to The World’s 50 Best Restaurants; and Chilean chef Benjamin Nast, ranked in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.

On Friday, March 8, the experience will be in charge of chef Mitsuhara Tsuruma, a specialist in Nikkei gastronomy, which arises from the mixture of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine. Tsuruma is currently the owner of the Peruvian restaurant MAIDO, ranked number 1 as the best restaurant in Peru according to the SUMMUM Guide, number 3 on the list of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants and number 11 on the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

On Saturday, March 9, the gastronomic experience will be led by the talented chef Janaina Rueda, ranked #4 of the “50 Best” Restaurants in Latin America, accompanied by the mastery of Marsia Taha.

The event concludes on Sunday, March 10, with the culinary creativity of chef Alvaro Clavijo, ranked #2 of the “50 Best” Restaurants in Latin America, and once again enjoying the distinction of Benjamin Nast.

The event is supported by the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic and Banreservas. For reservations, visit: https://www.puntacana.com/en/culinary-weekend

About Puntacana Resort

Puntacana Resort is a low-density destination with more than 50 years of experience, committed to the development of sustainable luxury tourism. It boasts three miles of magnificent white sand beaches, 45 holes of world-class golf, and home to the Dominican Republic’s first PGA TOUR, making it a leading resort in the Caribbean. It is home to Tortuga Bay Hotels, part of Leading Hotels of the World and awarded five diamonds by the AAA (American Automobile Association); The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club and Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village, minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport.

Source: CICOM

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