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We are excited to share with you the first of a series of articles about this past weekend’s awesome Food and Wine Fest!
We have many pictures and food reviews which we will soon be sharing!
For now, enjoy a recap brought to you by the Casa de Campo Resort.
The Casa de Campo Food & Wine Festival 2015 was a novelty and a great success. The design of the activities took into consideration various emblematic spaces in Casa de Campo and an adequate distribution and balance between the food and beverages activities. The program included dinners and gourmet lunches, live cocktails and cooking, as well as, coffee, spirits, beers and other drinks tasting. Some restaurants and bars within the Casa de Campo resort also participated with tasting menus and special offers.
The Casa de Campo Food & Wine Festival festival was attended by leading international chefs who provided the public first class dining experiences. The stellar guests of this year were, the Basque chef Xabier Gutierrez, Laboratory Chief at Arzak Restaurant, who has 3 Michelin stars, Anthony Masas, Executive Chef of Casa de Campo, who comes from working with leading masters of Spanish cuisine and local chefs, such as Saverio Stassi, chef at Patepalo restaurant, best international restaurant at the National Gastronomy Awards 2014. Three genuine representatives of international and local vanguard cuisine.
“With this first edition of the festival we have taken an important step in the renewal of Casa de Campo’s cuisine and we hope to grow each year to make our Food & Wine Festival a reference in the Caribbean,” said Charles Keusters, Food and Beverage Director of Casa de Campo.
The organizers of this event were very happy with the support of the resort’s demanding public and also the support of the different sponsors who choose to associate their brands with the Casa de Campo’s fine cuisine and lifestyle. Event sponsors included Sunix, Banco Popular, El Catador, Orange, Air France, Tropigas, and Volvo. Collaborating brands included Chivas, Ron Botran, Nespresso-Ritter, Badoit, Blue Moon, Champagne Bollinger, Evian, Grupo Campari, Freixenet, SKYY Infusions and United Brands.