Foodies Delight! Casa de Campo Announces Inaugural Food & Wine Festival

Featuring Three Michelin Star Spanish Chef Xabier Gutierrez

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Casa de Campo, the 7,000-acre luxury resort destination in La Romana, Dominican Republic, announces their inaugural Casa de Campo Food and Wine Festival on August 21 – 23, 2015 – as they set the stage for world-class culinary experiences complete with unforgettable scenery, luxurious amenities, and tropical Caribbean breezes.

Casa de Campo
Casa de Campo

Renowned experts from the elite international epicurean scene will gather at the legendary resort including famed Chef, Xabier Gutierrez of the three Michelin star Restaurante Arzak in San Sebastian, Spain. The weekend long event will comprise of exclusive dinners with Gutierrez, a beachfront brunch on Sunday and an array of culinary activities including beer, wine and food tastings. Along with Gutierrez and celebrated local Dominican chefs, Executive Chef of Casa de Campo, Anthony Masas will spearhead a series of tasty presentations that will dive into proper wine pairing and how to create delicious flavor combinations.

Food & Beverage Director at Casa de Campo, Charles Keusters stated, “To host an event of this caliber is a great honor. We look forward to welcoming Xabier Gutierrez and some of the country’s most recognized chefs and experts in the food and wine community to our incredible paradise.”

Home to six restaurants, Casa de Campo exceeds guest expectations with a variety of cuisines that suit any palate – including La Caña by II Circo, featuring seafood dishes and international wine menu and The Beach Club by Le Cirque, our elegant beachfront restaurant with succulent grilled meats and fresh pastas, to name a few.

Casa de Campo – a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection and The Leading Hotels of the World – attracts financial moguls, politicos and Hollywood’s elite with the offering of spacious hotel rooms, suites and extravagant villas. Additional draws include five-star dining at The Beach Club by Le Cirque, a 370-slip Marina & Yacht Club, Polo & Equestrian Club, La Terraza Tennis Center and 245-acre Shooting Club. Spanning 7,000 tropical acres on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, the world-class destination is also home to three Pete Dye-designed golf courses, including famed Teeth of the Dog, in addition to Altos de Chavon – an artisan’s village modeled after a 16th century Mediterranean city with boutique shops, museums and a 5,000-seat Grecian-style amphitheater inaugurated by Frank Sinatra in August of 1982.

For ease of arrival, the Casa de Campo La Romana International Airport (LRM) is five minutes from check-in and serviced by JetBlue Airways (with direct routes from JFK three times a week) and American Airlines (daily non-stop service from South Florida). A short drive away, Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ) and Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) operate daily with direct flights from all major U.S. airports.


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