Eat Cook and Cheers with Food Network Stars During Celebrity Chef Week at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto PR Newswire official statement
“”We pride ourselves on offering intimate, one-of-a-kind experiences to our guests, and culinary experiences are at the top of that list,” said Owen Perry, co-owner and president of the Villa Group. “It’s not every day that you can sample a four-course Italian di
er prepared by by Chef Pe
y Davidi, or attend a beach party hosted by Chef Melissa D’Arabian. Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is excited to offer up-close experiences with these all-star culinary personalities.”
After a Friday evening introduction to the chefs, the week kicks off with Pe
y Davidi taking over the role of Executive Chef at Danzante Restaurant, the resort’s fine dining establishment that offers a fusion of traditional Mexican and contemporary recipes. Known for her Middle Eastern recipes on Season 7 of Food Network Star, Davidi also appeared on Chopped All Stars Season 2 and opened PUMP lounge in West Hollywood with Real Housewives star Lisa Vanderpump, as Executive Chef and Menu Curator.
On Saturday, March 11, Davidi is slated to prepare a five-course di
er and beverage paring at the gourmet restaurant, which was recognized with a 2016 Restaurant Wine List Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator for its large selection of quality wines from around the globe and at home in Baja. She will also whip up brunch dishes such as avocado toast with poached egg and chocolate chip pancakes on Sunday, March 12, and a four-course Italian Di
er at Casa Mia on Monday, March 13.
Joining the all-star chef lineup is Chef Tregaye Fraser, the most recent wi
er of Season 12 of Food Network Star, who also brings her signature brand of food fusion to life on the all-new season of Kitchen Sink. She will showcase a five-course tasting di
er at Danzante Restaurant on Sunday, March 12, and will prepare her version of “Taco Tuesday” at The Market on Tuesday, March 14. Chef Tre, as she is nicknamed, will also do a poolside Mexican-inspired cooking demo with Davidi at noon the same day. The two will also pair up to prepare barbecue samplers the next day.
Melssia D’Arabian, who won Season 5 of Food Network Star and is trusted resource for affordable and stylish home cooking, will top off the week’s festivities. D’Arabian will play host for Wednesday’s BBQ di
er beach party, and will also dazzle guests with with five-course di
er at Danzante Restaurant on Thursday, Mach 16.
To work up an appetite in between the special activities, guests can participate in a variety of sea and land excursions offering picturesque views of the resort’s breathtaking location and up-close experiences with local marine life, including Hooka diving, night LED paddle boarding, kayaking, mountain biking, SCUBA diving, island tours and more. The resort’s new 7,400-yard Rees Jones-designed Danzante Bay golf course also offers golfers a challenging, yet friendly course that works with the natural beauty and serenity of the surrounding environment.”