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- An epicurean adventure with celebrity chefs José Andrés, Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain and Tim Love -

DORADO BEACH, PUERTO RICO (May 1, 2016) – Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve and world-renowned Chef José Andrés are pleased to announce the second annual Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway, set to be held November 3-6, 2016. The culinary celebration presents guests with unprecedented access and interaction with an impressive roster of elite chefs and personal friends of José, including Eric Ripert and Anthony Bourdain, who will be returning for the second year, in addition to newcomer Tim Love. Prominent Puerto Rican chefs will also be in attendance during the weekend, participating in various events and introducing guests to an array of dishes that celebrate local ingredients and cuisine.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve and chef Andrés, who is the mastermind behind the resort's signature restaurant, Mi Casa, are offering guests an intimate weekend with some of the world's most creative culinary minds in a series of events ranging from a beach BBQ to chef demonstrations and wine/rum tastings. Presenting the opportunity for guests to engage with each of the participating chefs on a personal level, Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway is a foodie's paradise. Highlights from the weekend will also include an intimate discussion with the chefs at the property's crown jewel, Su Casa, as well as a Chef's Dinner on the final evening featuring menus designed by each of the featured chefs. A truly special weekend, even those in attendance last year will notice new ways to interact with the chefs and experience the resort this time around.

"We're thrilled to be hosting the second annual Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway," said George Sotelo, General Manager of the resort. "We're confident that it will be even more fantastic then the first and look forward to partnering with Chef Andrés on the event for many years to come."

Guests interested in participating in this unforgettable experience may do so by booking the "Culinary Getaway with José Andrés & Friends" package, starting at $1,945 per night for two guests; with a three-night minimum stay required. The package includes daily continental breakfast for two at Mi Casa by José Andrés and participation in all of the culinary events throughout the weekend. Package holders also receive access to a selection of special events created just for them, such as chef meet-and-greets and a book signing with Anthony Bourdain.

Making its original debut in December of 2012, Dorado Beach is a sanctuary of magnificence and tranquility, tucked away on Puerto Rico’s pristine 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 cater to the world’s most discerning travelers through a bevy of one-of-a-kind lifestyle activities. While on property, guests can enjoy a culinary experience at Mi Casa by José Andrés, a relaxed, luxurious setting, where traditional flavors are transformed by modern presentations, or 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.

Reservations are available at http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/puerto-rico/dorado-beach, by phone at 787-626-1100 or by contacting one’s preferred travel professional.