As part of ongoing series, the five-star Dominican resort to host Justin Cogley from California’s
L’Auberge Carmel for the event “Gifts from the Pacific” on January 14, 2017


November 23, 2016 (Punta Cana, Dominican Republic) – As part of an ongoing chef exchange series that highlights Relais & Châteaux’s most celebrated chefs, Eden Roc at Cap Cana is honored to host Chef Justin Cogley of California’s L’Auberge Carmel on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Alongside Eden Roc’s Executive Chef Gianluca Re Fraschini, the chef duo will create special menus inspired by the flavors and beauty of their respective properties.

Recently nominated for the James Beard Foundation Award for 2016 Best Chef: West, and recipient of the prestigious title of Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux in 2013, Chef Cogley joined L’Auberge in 2011. With delicate interplay between creativity, tradition, and respect for his ingredients, Cogley’s food is deeply unique. His style is a sophisticated balance between innovation and unwavering deference for the finest ingredients he procures. Previously, Cogley worked at Charlie Trotter’s critically acclaimed restaurant in Chicago and helped to open the Elysian Hotel as Executive Sous Chef.

As part of the culinary series, Eden Roc at Cap Cana has enjoyed the privilege of hosting three distinguished chefs this past year, including the 2 Michelin-starred Chef Patrick O’Connell of The Inn at Little Washington, Chef Jacob Jasinski of Ocean House in Rhode Island and Chef Francis Wolf from Canada’s Manoir Hovey.

Chef Cogley will headline “Gifts from the Pacific” dinner on January 14, 2017. The price is $180.00 per person (Taxes and Service charge are included), and includes cocktails, canapés and a five-course menu

For more information about Eden Roc at Cap Cana and these events, please call +1 (809) 469-7469 or visit


About Eden Roc at Cap Cana

Eden Roc at Cap Cana is a five-star resort nestled in the exclusive, beachfront community of Cap Cana at the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic. The 30,000-acre community is home to pristine beaches, towering cliffs and tropical forests, as well as a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and bustling marina. Blending the impeccable standards of the French and Italian Rivieras with the warmth and relaxed charms of the Caribbean, Eden Roc at Cap Cana lavishes guests with remarkable comforts, amenities and beachfront scenery. In addition, the resort boasts a newly-renovated Beach Club, infinity pool and Solaya Spa. Culinary experiences include fine-dining Mediterraneo Restaurant with Executive Chef Gianluca Re Fraschini at the helm; and oceanfront La Palapa featuring international cuisine with traditional local influence. A second phase of will reveal a new restaurant and expanded spa in winter 2016-17. The AAA Four-Diamond property is a proud member of the prestigious Relais and Châteaux collection, as well as Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts, Ensemble Travel Group, Altour Hotel Collection, Fine Hotels & Resorts, Signature Travel Network, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators and Forbes Travel Guide.


About Relais & Châteaux

Relais & Châteaux is an exclusive collection of over 520 of the finest charming hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries. The prestigious family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from around the world shares a passion and a personal commitment to ensure that customers are aware of moments of exceptional harmony, an unforgettable celebration of the senses.