We’re Cooking Up A Little Competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

Sharpen your knives and straighten your chef hat because ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ is here! This past week Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa celebrated International Chef Day by hosting a resort-wide chef competition. This cooking contest pitted eight chefs from Breathless’ various specialty restaurants against each other to prepare a signature dish from an assortment of ingredients.

Not knowing what ingredients they could utilize until the start of the competition, chefs were put to the test to create a dish that would win them points in the categories of presentation, texture, flavor, technique and originality. As the competition heated up, guests gathered around the Freestyle Pool to watch these culinary creations come to life over the course of the 45 minute timed competition.

After the timer buzzed, each chef presented an exquisitely prepared dish to a panel of six judges, three from the resort’s executive team and three lucky guests. After a little debate, the judges declared Juan Luis Castro the winner of ‘Breathless Purple Chef’! A specialty chef at Sofrito, Breathless’ Latin-Criollo inspired restaurant, Juan knows how to combine ingredients in unique ways that always yield flavorful results and abundant compliments. Juan’s winning dish was a delicious vegetable stuffed chicken paupiette with spicy potatoes.

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Things are heating up at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa’s ‘Purple Chef’ competition!

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Everyone loved getting involved with the ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

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Check out the contestants in our chef competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

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Our panel of judges enjoyed sampling each dish from the ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

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Congratulations to the winner of our ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

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This dish from our ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa looks delicious!

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The contestants wait in anticipation to see who will win the ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa!

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Every bite from the ‘Breathless Purple Chef’ competition at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa was delicious!

At Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa, your Unlimited-Luxury® experience means that every bite and sip is included! Start by savoring unlimited access to eleven gourmet dining venues, where reservations are never required. Choose from seven à la carte restaurants, two buffets, a grill on the beach and a café. Each dining location features a unique experience, including opportunities to indulge in Mediterranean, Italian, French, Pan-Asian and Latin-Criollo themed dishes.

To compliment your dining experience, Breathless allows you to sip your favorite drinks in any of our nine bars and lounges. All premium beers, spirits and certain wines are served without limit or expected gratuities.

If this mecca of gourmet dining and unlimited premium beverages has you dreaming of palm trees and white sand beaches, then satisfy your cravings for the ultimate tropical escape and schedule your trip to Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa today! Now’s the perfect time to book your stay, because our limited-time Triple Play special offer means you have three ways to save: up to 50% off, resort coupons and the chance to win an underwater digital camera.

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