Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic 2011

DINE and Punta Mita Resorts, in con­junc­tion with The St Regis Punta Mita Resort & Four Sea­sons Resort Punta Mita; The Riv­iera Nayarit Con­ven­tion & Vis­i­tors Bureau, and Amer­i­can Air­lines, are pleased to present and host the Inau­gural Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic. 

A mem­o­rable expe­ri­ence around food, wine & golf with renowned guest chefs, tequila mas­ters and wine­mak­ers from Mex­ico and abroad.

Plus the oppor­tu­nity to play Jack Nick­laus’ world class courses Bahia and Paci­fico for the “Punta Mita Cup.”

Enjoy this excit­ing event April 28 – May 1 with the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Clas­sic pack­age, avail­able at both host hotels. 

The pack­age includes three nights accom­mo­da­tions in the room cat­e­gory of your choice, daily break­fast, roundtrip air­port trans­fers, open­ing cock­tail, guest chef lunches and din­ners, wine and tequila tast­ings, cook­ing classes, and par­tic­i­pa­tion in the Punta Mita Cup and play on Jack Nick­laus’ sig­na­ture courses.


Rates begin at $1,180 per per­son for a three night stay based on dou­ble occupancy.

For The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, reser­va­tions can be made by call­ing 877–250-8871 or via puntamita.butler@stregis.com

Reser­va­tions at Four Sea­sons Resort Punta Mita can be made by call­ing +52 329 291 6019 or via reservations.pun@fourseasons.com

Famed som­me­liers, tequila mas­ters and wine­mak­ers such as Char­lie Artu­raola of Miami-based Grap­polo Blu, con­sid­ered one of the nation’s top 10 palates by the Amer­i­can Som­me­lier Asso­ci­a­tion. 

Laura Catena, pres­i­dent of Bodega Catena Zap­ata, author and daugh­ter of Argentina’s most cel­e­brated winemaker.

Nico­las Catena, Anthony Dias Blue from The Tast­ing Panel, Hans Back­hof from renowned Mex­i­can win­ery Monte Xanic.

Argen­tinean som­me­lier Edgardo Schiller and local Ricardo Espin­dula, along with tequila mas­ter Arturo Lomeli will fur­ther excite guests’ palates with pours of some of the world’s finest wines and tequilas.

The Four Sea­sons will wel­come guest chefs and wines/tequila con­nois­seurs Richard San­doval and Vic­tor Casanova, chef of Culina Restau­rante from the Four Sea­sons Hotel Los Ange­les at Bev­erly Hills, as well as Maria Laura Bevilaqcua, som­me­lier of Casa Madero, the old­est win­ery in the Amer­i­cas located in Par­ras, Coahuila, Mexico.

Christophe Gaer­c­ner, enol­o­gist for Macouzet Wines from Valle de Santo Tomas in Ense­nada the north­ern Baja Penin­sula, along with Arturo Lomeli founder and owner of “Clase Azul Tequila.”
Led by Sebas­t­ian Fontes, exec­u­tive chef of the AAA Five Dia­mond St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Syl­vain Des­bois, exec­u­tive chef of the resort’s AAA Five Dia­mond Car­olina Restau­rant, a team of par­tic­i­pat­ing guest chefs from around the globe include one of Mexico’s gourmet ambas­sadors and most renowned chefs.

Patri­cia Quin­tana of Izote and Enrique Oliv­era of the famed Pujol, both in Mex­ico City.

Aus­tralian Andrew Ormsby of Ormsby Cater­ing and Abra­ham Salum of Salum Restau­rant, both in Dallas.

Gas­ton Yeli­cich of Isla de Flo­res in Jose Ignacio/Uruguay

Paola Carosella of Artu­rito, Chef of the Year 2010 in San Paolo, Brazil

Renowned local French chef Thierry Blouet of Café des Artistes Del Mar in Riv­iera Nayarit.

Fred­eric Cas­tan of The St. Regis Monarch Beach

Enrique Far­jeat of The St. Regis Mex­ico City

Phillipe Piel of Four Sea­sons Punta Mita, amongst oth­ers will enchant atten­dees with their creations.

Event high­lights include the “Riv­iera Nayarit Wel­come Fiesta” at Four Sea­sons Punta Mita Resort, the Gala Din­ner fea­tur­ing five of the guest chefs at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, as well as a day on the bay with Mon­drian Yachts and sun­set sail­ing with Val­larta Adventures.

Non-golfers are invited to spend the day in a pri­vate cabana at the Tamai adult pool com­plex at Four Sea­sons Resort Punta Mita, where guests can enjoy an indul­gent day in the sun or pro­tected in a fully fur­nished cabana.

The events will con­clude with the Amer­i­can Air­lines Farewell Brunch.

As a part of the four-day extrav­a­ganza, guests will play in the Punta Mita Cup on Fri­day in a team scram­ble for­mat on the Paci­fico golf course, and on Sat­ur­day in a two ball best ball for­mat on the Bahia course with excit­ing prizes for the win­ning team, hole in one clos­est to the pin, longest drive, includ­ing collector’s items like lim­ited edi­tion tequila, hotel stays, and golf kart among other surprises.

The Pací­fico, with eight holes directly fac­ing or play­ing along­side the Pacific Ocean, fea­tures the “Tail of the Whale,” an optional par-three hole and the world’s only nat­ural island green.

The Bahía, Nick­laus’ sec­ond cham­pi­onship course in Punta Mita, has six ocean holes and opened in late 2008.

“Punta Mita offers extra­or­di­nary golf­ing with two cham­pi­onship Jack Nick­laus courses, out­stand­ing cui­sine, per­son­al­ized ser­vice and time­less lux­ury, all com­bined with beau­ti­ful scenery,” said Marc Mur­phy, man­ag­ing direc­tor of the Riv­iera Nayarit Vis­i­tors and Con­ven­tion Bureau.

“The Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Clas­sic is the per­fect com­bi­na­tion of a unique expe­ri­ence in Riv­iera Nayarit, and we invite guests to enjoy this incred­i­ble event in Punta Mita, one of the most priv­i­leged beach resorts in all of Mexico.”

As part of the Punta Mita fam­ily we have pre­pared this event to enjoy what promises to be a unique and fun week­end. For com­plete details about the event please visit www.puntamitagourmetgolf.com

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