Rocio Varela and her team at the James Beard house
Crispy Kurobuta Pork Belly with Dulce de Lechosa
Barrilito-Cured Salmon with Avocado Crema
Chicken Confit Pastelillos with Mojito Isleño and Pique
Caribbean Bouillabaisse with Scallops, Shrimp, Caribbean Lobster, Calabaza, Saffron, Fennel, and Leek Broth
Local Venison Terrine with Criollo Spices, Ají Marmalade, and Frisée
Sweet Potato Bread with Butter and Ginger-Scented Apiarios Caraballo Honey
Crispy Snapper with Sofrito Purée, Salsify, Frutos del Guacabo Watercress, Vaca Negra Cheese, Radishes, and Avocado
Pork Duo > Grilled Pork Confit with Celery Root Purée, Local Arugula, Curried Sweet Plantains, and Sherry Vinaigrette; and Pork Tenderloin with Cipollini and Sherry Sauce
Chocolate Tres Leches and Coconut Panna Cotta
Dinner

Ultimate Island Luxury

Rocío Varela

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Bahia Beach, Puerto Rico

Thanks to her masterful melding of Puerto Rican flavors with modern technique, chef Rocío Varela has become a chef to watch. Her talents have brought her to one of Puerto Rico’s most sumptuous resorts, where she now oversees the Jean-Georges Vongerichten–conceived Fern.

 

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Crispy Kurobuta Pork Belly with Dulce de Lechosa
    • Barrilito-Cured Salmon with Avocado Crema
    • Serenata de Bacalao Tostones 
    • Chicken Confit Pastelillos with Mojito Isleño and Pique
    • Avocado Pizza
    • Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé NV
  • Dinner

    • Caribbean Bouillabaisse with Scallops, Shrimp, Caribbean Lobster, Calabaza, Saffron, Fennel, and Leek Broth 
    • Trimbach Pinot Gris Réserve 2007
    • Local Venison Terrine with Criollo Spices, Ají Marmalade, and Frisée
    • Grgich Hills Estate Fumé Blanc 2010 
    • Sweet Potato Bread with Butter and Ginger-Scented Apiarios Caraballo Honey
    • Crispy Snapper with Sofrito Purée, Salsify, Frutos del Guacabo Watercress, Vaca Negra Cheese, Radishes, and Avocado
    • Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet 2009
    • Pork Duo > Grilled Pork Confit with Celery Root Purée, Local Arugula, Curried Sweet Plantains, and Sherry Vinaigrette; and Pork Tenderloin with Cipollini and Sherry Sauce
    • Vision Cellars Las Alturas Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008
    • Chocolate Tres Leches and Coconut Panna Cotta
    • Robert Mondavi Winery Moscato d’Oro 2010​ 
    • Polvorones

 

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  • Wed, 08.21.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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