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History of the Festival

Punta Cana Food and Wine

Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of international haute cuisine in the Caribbean’s premiere destination. Its program of activities offers a range of options for cooking and gastronomy enthusiasts with activities such as tastings, cocktails and special events with world renowned chefs.

CREATO

It is organized by the gastronomic marketing company Creato, in collaboration with hoteliers and the food and beverage sector of the Dominican Republic.

Third edition

In its third edition, Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival establishes itself as a major tourism event of the Punta Cana- Bavaro area.

Previous Editions

Previous editions were held in the Paradisus Palma Real hotel. This time, it will be complemented by activities in other major hotels in the area, serving as a boost in tourism to the destination in general.

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International Guest, presented by Iberostar

Pepe Solla was born in Poio, Spain, in 1966. Awarded a Michelin star and three Repsol Suns. It is a Spanish chef, chef and restaurant Casa Solla (family business) business, where he began his career in 1991. He also is a founding member of NOVE group.Thanks to its inclination and interest in the world of wine, and after training with specialized courses in Spanish Tasters Union, achieved in 1994, becoming a founder member Galician Association of Sommeliers. In 1995 begins with training kitchen has since been a gastronomic value of Spain.During 2013, Solla was awarded best chef de Galicia in the Atlantic Arc Festival and won the Exxpopress 2013 award in the international category.

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Events

May 29

  • 8:00 p.m. Grand Opening

    Includes Rum and Cigar Theme Party

  • 9:00 p.m. Iberostar Chef on Tour

    Iberostar Chef on Tour with Pepe Solla (1 Michelín Star)

May 30

  • 12:00 Noon La Yola Restaurant at the Puntacana Resort & Club Marina.

    Saturday May 30th – AAA Three Diamond Award-winning La Yola Restaurant.

    Start an Indigenously delectable experience in an elegant setting with magnificent views of the sparkling turquoise waters at La Yola Restaurant.

    Enjoy delicious and fun appetizers prepared with locally sourced organically grown seafood, products and vegetables. Live music contests and surprises.

  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Grand Tasting

    Cooking Demonstrations presented by Local Supermarket Chain POLA. Location: TROPICANA event place  (SAN JUAN SHOPPING CENTER / DOWNTOWN PUNTA CANA) GRAND TASTING – To close Punta Cana F & W festival  a Grand Tasting event will be held at the garden of the San Juan Shopping Center, in which participating hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés  will have a selection of their signature dishes for all that attend to enjoy.

Grand Tasting

  • To close Punta Cana F & W festvial a Grand Tasting event will be held at the garden of the San Juan Shopping Center, in which participating hotels, restaurants, bars and cafés will have a selection of their signature dishes for all that attend to enjoy.
  • It will be a feast for the senses with 20-30 pavilions of the best gastronomic offerings of Punta Cana, and a selection of Wines, Beers and Spirits will be offered to be enjoyed in a unique and festive atmosphere.
  • The audience will have a personalized experience with brands and culinary creations that will participating in the closing of official food festival of main tourist destination of the Dominican Republic.
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