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What is the #PCFW16 all about

Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival

#PCFW16  is an annual celebration of international haute cuisine in the Caribbean’s premiere destination. An event filled with activities for food lovers and wine enthusiasts such as wine tastings, cocktail events and dining experiences with world class 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.

Fourth Edition

In it’s 2016 edition, Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival establishes itself as a major event of the Punta Cana destination, which includes by Bávaro, Cap Cana, Uvero Alto, Macao.

Previous Editions

Previous editions were held in the Paradisus Palma Real hotel, Iberostar Resorts, Tortuga Bay at Punta Cana Resort & Club.  This year, the festival will have two main venues such as Barceló Bavaro Palace, Juanillo Beach and Barceló Bavaro Convention Center providing a calendar of activities visitors to Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic.

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International Guest

Juan Barcos, with over 13 years of experience, his career as a specialist in meat comes from years in the making as a heritage from his father, for whom he worked with in the production of top quality cattle in Argentina, being recognized as one of the most important livestock in the country. Additional training as a chef has made him a professional with a special feature

He began to have contact with the La Cabrera restaurant, one of the 50 best in Latin America and considered the best in “Carne Asada” because of his close friendship with its founder chef Gaston Riviera.

Through the restaurant a special relationship starts as they began to use their meat in the restaurants of famous chef. Over time, the bond gets stronger as work with Riveira’s chefs in training for franchising of La Cabrera in the Philippines and other countries in Latin America.

Recently, he became Executive Chef of La Cabrera Manila for over a year and today can be found in Argentina, as Kitchen Manager of La Cabrera Buenos Aires, responsible for franchises, and, of course, developing their family upbringing of Wagyu and Angus Beef in Argentina.

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Events

July 1

  • 8:00 p.m. Cocktails and Tapas

    Come and give the Caribbean a taste at the grand opening event of the festival. Top Dominican chefs and bartenders pair up for an explosive night where Music, Entertainment, Cocktails and Tapas will be the stars of the show.

July 2

  • 12 Noon Grilling and Chillingwith Juan Barcos, Juanilllo beach.

    Saturday July 2  – Grilling and Chilling with Juan Barcos, Juanillo Beach

    Enjoy delicious bites prepared by special guest Juan Barcos directly from restaurant La Cabrera in Argentina, considered one of the best meat restaurants in the entire region. Live DJ  and surprises.

  • 8 pm Grand Tasting

    Punta Cana’s major hotels and restaurants get together to offer you gourmet tastings of their best dishes. A night to remember filled with great food, live music and surprises. Includes a complimentary drink and unlimited tastings while supplies last.

    Location: Barceló Bávaro Convention Center

  • 8 pm Wines & Pleasures, world experiences

    An incredible wine experience. Taste wines and spirits from over 10 countries around the world , all exclusively brought to the festival and not yet available in the Dominican Republic. Enjoy this magical tour of flavors offered by this unique experience in the Caribbean .

Punta Cana Food and Wine 2015

Grand Tasting

  • To close Punta Cana F & W festvial a Grand Tasting event will be held at the garden of the Barcelo Bavaro Convention Centerin 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 15-20 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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