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Guests are invited to discover a savory and memorable culinary experience at Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve with exclusive culinary classes and wine theme dinners at La Cocina Gourmet Culinary Center. Explore an entertaining and unforgettable approach to food and wine in a contemporary recreational kitchen fusing the vibrant culinary talent of Chef Rory Dunaway and an oceanfront classroom backdrop.

Offering engaging culinary classes to appeal to all experience levels, each session highlights professional techniques and creative recipes through hands-on cooking experiences or interactive wine theme dinners featuring a five course regional wine dinner and expertly selected wine pairings with a personalized gourmet menu.

La Cocina Gourmet Culinary Center can accommodate up to 10 guests. Reservations are required.

Hours: Open for breakfast on Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m./noon


Fresh Market – available every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

La Cocina presents The Fresh Market, a fresh vegetable market available every Sunday in The Culinary Center kitchen, that offers guests, residents and club members the chance to buy products not available in the stores around the island. These non-organic products are flown in daily from Miami and offer select quality produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables and bread.

Products based on seasonal availability.