SIXTEEN MICHELIN-STARRED CHEFS GATHER FOR

IBEROSTAR HOTELS & RESORTS INTERNATIONAL CULINARY TOUR

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Year-long “IBEROSTAR Chef on Tour” Program will Offer Thirty Dinners with Prestigious Chefs at Properties in Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Spain

Madrid, Spain (October 22, 2014) – The Spanish hospitality brand looks to further enhance its competitive edge in the all-inclusive marketplace with the introduction of “IBEROSTAR Chef on Tour,” an initiative focused on sharing IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts’ indigenous Spanish-style cuisine with guests around the world. Kicking-off this month, the tour is comprised of 16 internationally-recognized chefs who collectively hold 22 Michelin Stars. Over the course of 12 months, IBEROSTAR will organize a total of 30 dinners with the various chefs in five-star properties across Mexico (Riviera Maya), the Dominican Republic (Punta Cana), and Spain (Mallorca and Tenerife).

The 16 renowned chefs participating are as follows (with Michelin Star annotation): Dani García**, Ángel León*, Quique Dacosta***, Andoni Aduriz**, Nacho Manzano**, Manolo de la Osa*, Pepe Solla*, Fernando Pérez Arellano*, Jordi Cruz**, Pepe Rodríguez*, Paco Morales*, Fina Puigdevall**, Beatriz Sotelo*, Yolanda León*, Macarena de Castro* and Begoña Rodrigo, voted “Spain’s Top Chef 2013.”

Beginning in late 2014 and continuing through 2015, each of the 16 chefs will travel to IBEROSTAR’S luxury resorts to create an exclusive menu tailored to each destination for the enjoyment of guests, who can sample the finest in Spanish cuisine with the accompaniment of the most exquisite international wines.

BEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has also designed iberostarchefontour.com, where consumers interested in this unique experience can access any of the IBEROSTAR Chef on Tour dates as well as detailed information about the culinary tour.

With this project, IBEROSTAR has strengthened its commitment to its culinary offering and unites the most talented chefs from Spain with the finest hotels in IBEROSTAR’S portfolio.

IBEROSTAR Chef on Tour is developed under the umbrella of Iberostarchef, a seal of quality that encompasses all of the company’s culinary initiatives.

Below is the complete IBEROSTAR Chef on Tour schedule:

CHEFS

CHEF TOUR

WHERE AND   WHEN

DANI GARCÍA **

November   2014

Dominican Rep. – Oct. 31

Cuba – Nov. 4

Mexico – Nov. 8

ANGEL LEON *

December   2014

Dominican Rep.   – Dec. 5

Cuba – Dec. 9

Mexico – Dec.   13

QUIQUE DACOSTA ***

January   2015

Dominican Rep. – Jan. 16

Cuba  –   Jan. 20

Mexico – Jan. 24

ANDONI ADURIZ **

February   2015

Palma de Mallorca – TBC

NACHO MANZANO **

March   2015

Dominican Rep.   – Mar. 6

Cuba – Mar. 10

Mexico – Mar. 13

MANOLO DE LA OSA *

April   2015

Dominican Rep.   – Apr. 17

Cuba – Apr. 21

Mexico – Apr.   25

PEPE SOLLA *

May   2015

Dominican Rep. – May 8

Cuba – May 12

Mexico – May 16

FERNANDO PÉREZ ARELLANO *

June   2015

Dominican Rep. – May 29

Cuba – Jun. 2

Mexico – Jun. 6

JORDI CRUZ **

July   2015

Dominican Rep.   – Jul. 10

Cuba – Jul. 14

Mexico – Jul.   18

PEPE RODRÍGUEZ *

August   2015

Tenerife – TBC

PACO MORALES *

September   2015

Palma de Mallorca – TBC

MUJERES CON   ESTRELLA

Fina Puigdevall 2*

Beatriz Sotelo 1*

Yolanda León 1*

Macarena de Castro 1*

Begoña Rodrigo “Top Chef España 2013”

October   2015

Dominican Rep. – Oct. 16

Cuba – Oct. 20

Mexico – Oct. 24

 

 

About IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is a resort hotel chain based in Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain), founded by the Fluxà family in 1986. IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts is an integral part of GRUPO IBEROSTAR, one of the main Spanish tourist companies with over 50 years of experience, which currently has around 100 hotels across the world.

For more information, please visit iberostar.com.