SONESTA OCEAN POINT TO HOST SECOND “CHEFS NIGHT,” A CULINARY EVENT WITH ACCLAIMED SWEDISH CHEFS, OCTOBER 26-28, 2016
- MAARTEN (September 27, 2016) – Once again, the all-inclusive, adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort will play host to Chefs Night, a prestigious culinary event founded by Chef Görgen Tidén highlighting the expertise and creativity of a team of award-winning Swedish Chefs. The three-day event and corresponding accommodation package will feature gourmet dinners designed by the visiting chefs, shopping excursions for fresh local ingredients, pre-dinner cocktails, and more.
Chefs Night was born of the notion that a gastronomic experience should be shared and enjoyed amongst family and friends. After a successful event earlier this year, Sonesta Ocean Point is elevating the all-inclusive experience even further bringing back the Chefs Night concept, set on the most spectacular location on the westernmost point of St. Maarten taking place, October 26-28, 2016.
Apart from the standard all-inclusive amenities the resort offers, this 40% off rates special promotion includes the following and participation in the ‘Chefs Night’ events:
- Accommodations in Junior Suite or higher category
- Early morning Chefs’ shopping excursions to local St. Maarten markets to pick up fresh ingredients for the evenings’ dinners with a stop at a chocolate factory and lunch at Chez Yvette
- ‘Mingle with the Chefs’ exclusive cocktail event at the rooftop Sunset Lounge
- Two dinner events at the resort’s Azul Restaurant showcasing the Chefs’ Scandinavian-French-Caribbean fusion culinary creations
Package is available October 20 – October 31, 2016. To receive discount and participate in the Chefs Night events, a minimum four nights stay through October 29, 2016 is required.
Rates for the package will be starting at $216 per person, per night based on double occupancy. Reservations can be made online at www.sonesta.com/oceanpoint or by calling +1-721-545-3100 and using booking Code: CHEF.
Participating Chefs include the following and an additional guest chef to be announced:
Görgen Tidén, the Founder of A Chef’s Night, has worked around the globe from Corfu to Nice collaborating with Michelin-starred chefs such as Alain Llorca before settling back into his homeland of Sweden, where he runs his namesake Restaurant Görgen in Dalarna.
Fredrik Borgskog, a pastry chef, has placed in numerous culinary competitions such as the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie and the Nordic Pastry Cup. His tenure at the Grand Hotel under Mathias Dahlgren, who won the Bocuse d’Or in 1997, prepared him for opening his own bistro and pastry shop in partnership with his two brothers.
Christophe Buchet got his start at Eriks i Gamla Stan in Stockholm and Le Chevalet in Versailles, France after attending Stockholm Restaurant School. Since then, he’s cooked at no fewer than five Michelin-starred restaurants and is currently a chef at Sannas in Stockholm.
Jürgen Grossmann’s career has spanned many acclaimed restaurants including Sweitzer Stuben, a two Michelin star as Chef de Cuisine. He is also opened his own restaurants, the one Michelin starred L’Escargot and Gässlingen. Noteworthy accolades include winning the National Course of the Year in Sweden, and is an Honorary Member of Chaine des Rotisseurs in Stockholm.
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is the premier five-star, all-suite property bringing a new brand of style, luxury and outstanding service to St. Maarten. Ultra-luxurious yet sustainable, the 129-room adults-only resort is set in the most spectacular location on the southernmost point of the island, adjacent to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino. The resort blends contemporary design with a Caribbean vibe in the public spaces to each of the spacious accommodations ranging from the signature Swim Out Suites, Junior Suite to the Luxury Penthouse. Exclusive to Sonesta Ocean Point guests, the resort features three pools including The Edge infinity pool with private beach on the cliff, Swim Out pool connected to its namesake suites, and The Point Pool; three bars and lounges including the Sunset Lounge & Bar, Azul Rooftop Bar for private functions; Martin’s contemporary lobby café and bar; the Mediterranean-influenced Azul restaurant; Serenity Point, a dedicated open air wellness area and other resort amenities such as 24-hour room service, gazebos and private cabanas.
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