3 Michelin Star chef brings California to Cap Cana

Continuing with our 10th year anniversary celebration, Eden Roc Cap Cana welcomes renowned chef David Kinch.

Working alongside Chef Adriano Venturini, our Culinary Director, Chef Kinch will use locally sourced ingredients to create dishes that showcase the best of both worlds. Guests can look forward to experiencing innovative and delicious combinations that highlight the freshness and flavors of the Caribbean, combined with Chef Kinch’s culinary expertise. Chef Kinch will be hosting a special meet
and greet for our guests during his visit, where they can chat with him and learn more about his culinary philosophy and inspiration.


Thursday March 30th, 2023

Under the Stars | Beach Celebration

 Live Music | Signature cocktails | Bites

Indulge in a tantalizing array of welcome cocktails and delectable dishes served in different unique food stations, as we warmly welcome our esteemed guests and members of the Eden Roc community. With this exquisite culinary experience we welcome Grand Chef David Kinch and embark on a delicious journey.

Location: Beach Club

Time: Event begins 7.00 PM. Reservations from 7.00 PM to 9.00 PM

Price: USD 140.00 plus applicable taxes

Friday March 31st, 2023

Conversations with Chef Kinch | Meet and Greet 

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming Meet & Greet event, which will be held at Riva Bar where Star Chef David Kinch and the Hotel Management will be hosting a small Questions & Answers session. As a special part of the occasion, we will ask ten questions about our history, growth, and achievements.

Limited availability. Reservation is required for attendance.

Location: Riva Bar

Time: 6:00 pm – 7.00 pm

Social Friday | California: Surf’s Up

Eden Roc Cap Cana throws a California style party in honor of Chef Kinch.

At California: Surf’s Up, the signatures of La Palapa will be accompanied by special dishes and cocktails that will transport you to the sunny beaches of California, honoring David Kinch’s unique style and approach to cooking.

Live entertainment and music, and surprises.

Location: La Palapa

Dinner and Lounge

Time: from 7.00 pm until late…

Saturday, April 1st, 2023

The David Kinch Experience

Four Hands Dinner where Star Chef David Kinch joins Adriano Venturini

Indulge in a culinary experience like no other featuring Three Michelin Star Chef David Kinch and our Culinary Director, Adriano Venturini presenting a Four Hands menu for Chef Kinch’s unique presentation in the Dominican Republic.

As the Relais & Chateaux culinary talents come together, enjoy an evening of innovative cuisine and exceptional flavors at this one-of-a-kind gastronomic event.

Location: Blue Bar + Grill

Time: Welcome cocktail starts: 7:30 pm | Dinner menu service starts: 8:30 pm

Price: USD 200.00 plus applicable taxes | Wine pairing: USD 80.00 plus applicable taxes

Music: Live DJ

Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

Flavors of David Kinch at La Palapa

Chef David Kinch takes over La Palapa for Sunday’s lunch by offering a selection of plates that are signature of his cuisine. Unique masterpieces crafted for the occasion using locally sourced ingredients and the special techniques that have become known for Chef Kinch.

Eden Roc Cap Cana is proud to offer three of Chef Kinch’s innovative and flavorful dishes to our guests and the Cap Cana community.

Location: La Palapa restaurant

Time: 12.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Reservations required

David Kinch, the internationally recognized chef known for his exceptional restaurant Manresa, forged a distinctive culinary path putting him at the forefront of a contemporary California cuisine. Over two decades, Manresa received extensive accolades before closing its doors at the end of 2022. Highlights include three Michelin stars for seven consecutive years, a Five Star Forbes Travel Award, and membership in prestigious organizations such as Relais & Chateaux and Les Grande Tables du Monde. In addition to Manresa, Kinch has cultivated other successful culinary projects that continue today, including Manresa Bread, The Bywater, and his newest restaurant, Mentone.

Kinch is consistently recognized on a local, national, and global level, including his international peers voting him into the Top 25 of the World’s Best Chefs 2020 via Le Chef Magazine.

Kinch won an Emmy for his role on the PBS series “The Mind of a Chef.” His first cookbook, “Manresa: An Edible Reflection” landed on the New York Times “Best Sellers List” in 2013, and his second cookbook “At Home in the Kitchen: Simple Recipes from a Chef’s Night Off,” debuted March 2021. Kinch is also the subject of an award-winning documentary “A Chef’s Voyage,” which chronicles the Manresa team’s journey to France for three culinary residencies at legendary Michelin- starred restaurants.