PUNTA MITA TO HOST INAUGURAL GASTRONOMIC EXTRAVAGANZA AND GOLF KITCHEN CUP
In collaboration with Golf Kitchen Magazine, residents and guests of Punta Mita are invited to the ultimate dining experience, golf tournament, and silent auction to benefit local Punta Mita Charities PEACE & Fundación Punta de Mita.
PUNTA MITA, Mexico (March 2, 2018) – Masterplan Punta Mita developer DINE, along with Golf Kitchen Magazine announced ticket sales for the Inaugural Golf Kitchen Punta Mita Gastronomic Extravaganza and Golf Kitchen Cup. Hosted from April 26-29, 2018, this first-of-its-kind event will feature a collection of specialty guest executive chefs from some of the most prestigious international golf clubs and resorts as well as a two-day golf tournament on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses Bahia and Pacifico, recently ranked among Golf Digest’s “Top 100 World’s Greatest Courses.”
“We are thrilled to collaborate with the highly-respected Golf Kitchen Magazine’s Diana DeLucia in creating the inaugural Golf Kitchen Punta Mita Gastronomic Extravaganza,” said Carl Emberson, Director of Marketing and Operations at Punta Mita .“This extravagant event is in a class of its own in showcasing the very best cuisine the Golf Club industry offers.”
Punta Mita’s Executive Chef Pato Persico is the event’s lead chef and host. He will be joined by executive and sous chef teams from the well-accredited Sebonack Golf Club, Winged Foot Golf Club, Cassique at Kiawah Island Club, Sankaty Head Golf Club, Emirates Golf Club, Club de Bosques Chapultepec and more. Guests will have the opportunity to taste each club’s best cuisine in a variety of exclusive culinary lunches and dinners on the greens and throughout the property. Additionally, a luxury poolside gala will close the event and will include a silent auction sponsored by Grand Stand Sports to benefit Fundación Punta de Mita & PEACE.
“On the heels of being named among the ‘World’s 100 Greatest Courses’ by Golf Digest, Punta Mita Golf Club is elated to participate in the event of such caliber, including the first-ever Golf Kitchen Cup,” said John McIntyre, Director of the Punta Mita Golf Club. “With a combination of exciting golf challenges paired with luxurious dining, Punta Mita Golf Club will set the tone of ultimate experience for golf enthusiasts to enjoy.”
On Thursday, April 26, guests are invited gather at the Punta Mita Golf Club to take part in opening night festivities such as live cooking stations with all participating chefs, live entertainment, exciting golf challenges and more. The Golf Kitchen Cup will commence the following day and include a lunch at the beautiful ocean-front Kupuri Beach Club prepared by Chef Chrissie Bennet of Winged Foot Golf Club, featuring a “catch of the day fish to fork” menu showcasing unique pairings of flavors and dishes for which the club is known.
To close the second day, guests will have the opportunity to delight their palates with an array of dinner options including Chef Gaston Yelichich’s traditional Uruguayan style grill in the lush Residents Beach Club Garden, located just off the private beach-front, the “Carolina Restaurant” at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort with an exquisite menu crafted by Chef Doug Blair of Cassique at Kiawah Island Club, South Carolina, and Chef Jesús Duron, the Golf Club Restaurant will open its doors for dinner prepared by Chef Damian Gilchrist of Sankaty Head Golf Club. (More to be announced.)
To conclude the celebratory weekend, the final day will include a prize-giving luncheon featuring a delicious grilled menu in the Punta Mita Club House Garden by Chef Lalo Palazuelos and Punta Mita’s Executive Chef Pato Pérsico. Tournament winners will be awarded on the driving range, complete with fine wines and cuisine. In the evening, a closing dinner celebration will be held at the Kupuri Beach Club showcasing a culinary journey with live culinary stations offering a variety of dishes from each featured Chefs home country or region.
“The premiere golf club industry has never seen an event like this before,” said Diana DeLucia, Editor in Chief of Golf Kitchen Magazine. “Punta Mita was the perfect destination and partner to raise the standard of luxury cuisine and golf to the next level. Golf Kitchen looks forward to inviting guests from around the world to be a part of this momentous occasion.”
For event information and to purchase event tickets on sale now, visit golfkitchenpuntamita.com or call 001.329.291.6620 (US & CAN) and 01.329.291 6620 (MEX). For sponsorship opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Hotel reservations can be made by calling 001.329.291.6620 (US & CAN) and 01.329.291 6620 (MEX) or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay Golf Kitchen Package, USD 1,999 per person
3-night accommodation at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort or Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort with breakfast included, participation in the two days of Golf Tournament, Kitchen Experience: access to the culinary events according to with the agenda and roundtrip transportation (airport – hotel – airport)
Play Golf Kitchen Package, USD 918 per person*
Participation in the two days of Golf Tournament and Kitchen Experience: access to the culinary events according to with the agenda
Kitchen Package, USD 655 per person*
Participation in the Kitchen Experience – access to the culinary events according to with the agenda |
*Punta Mita Residents receive a 25% discount in the Play Golf Kitchen or Kitchen Packages. Discount does not apply to Punta Mita Renters.
About Punta Mita:
Punta Mita is an ultra-luxurious, 1,500-acre resort and residential community situated in the Riviera Nayarit, north of Puerto Vallarta. It lies on a private spear-shaped peninsula surrounded by white sand beaches, Pacific Ocean waters, and lush tropical flora. Punta Mita is home to private villas and residences, two 5-Diamond rated Resort: The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a Tennis Center, four Resident’s Beach Clubs, and two Jack Nicklaus Signature Championship Golf Courses. Pacifico Golf Course is best known for its famous island green, “The Tale of the Whale.” The world’s only natural ocean island green. The Bahia Golf Course in Punta Mita offers more slopes around the greens and heavy contours to create more movement on the fairways and greens. www.puntamita.com
DINE, Mexico’s premier real estate development company, is the owner and developer of Punta Mita. DINE’s real estate portfolio includes commercial, residential and masters planned communities throughout Mexico. DINE was founded in 1978 to serve the specific needs of the highest income sectors in Mexico, establishing unprecedented design quality in residential, commercial, leisure and corporate real estate development. www.dine.com.mx
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Golf Kitchen Magazine
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