Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve to Co-Host Inaugural Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway

culinarygetawayDorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve and renowned Chef José Andrés are pleased to announce the first annual Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway to be held the weekend of November 5-7, 2015.

The intimate weekend celebration will feature an elite roster of chefs and personal friends of José, including Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain and José Enrique. The exclusive weekend will feature interactive demonstrations with the renowned chefs, as well as exclusive dinners, tastings and culinary surprises.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, and chef Andrés, who helms the island retreat’s signature restaurant, Mi Casa, are bringing together some of the world’s most creative culinary minds to provide the events throughout the weekend inlcuding welcome cocktails and paella party at Mi Casa by José André, a Chef “cook-off” with special guests, Rum craft cocktail classes, a Beach BBQ, two cooking classes with guest chefs, wine tasting, a gala dinner featuring dishes created by each chef in conjunction with José in Mi Casa and a farewell champagne brunch.

Guests interested in participating in this trip of a lifetime may do so by booking the “Culinary Getaway with José Andrés & Friends” package, starting at $1,712 USD per night, including overnight accommodations for two nights, daily continental breakfast for two at Mi Casa by José Andrés and participation in each of the culinary events throughout the weekend. Further offerings – such as an 18-hole round of golf with José and friends, spa treatments at the award-winning Spa Botánico, and a variety of outdoor activities – can also be added to the package for an additional fee.

Making its original debut in December of 2012, Dorado Beach is a sanctuary of magnificence and tranquility, tucked away on Puerto Rico’s Caribbean coast. Situated on 1,400 acres of the former Laurance Rockefeller estate, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is an intimate refuge offering a true sense of barefoot elegance. Created as an open-air enclave infused with references to the surrounding natural landscape and diverse culture, Dorado Beach is a true luxury sanctuary designed to allure the world’s most discerning travelers through a bevy of one-of-a-kind lifestyle activities. Numerous culinary experiences are offered, including Mi Casa by José Andrés, which offers fine dining through an amalgamation of traditional, Spanish and American cuisines. Guests can also unwind at the award-winning Spa Botánico, a five-acre spa sanctuary built on a pineapple field that blends Puerto Rican ingredients and soothing indigenous traditions to impart a holistic sense of well-being.

For reservations, please visit, call 787-278-7333 or ask your travel professional.