Hilton Appoints María Del Carmen Bonarelli as Executive Chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the appointment of María Del Carmen Bonarelli as executive chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo’s Agatha Restaurant.

“We want our local and international guests to find diverse options to delight their palat, and Chef Mary Carmen is bringing just that by defining the perfect balance between the flavors from one’s root cuisine, Italian classics, and the local flavors of the Dominican Republic,” Said Carlos Gaus, food and beverage manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo.

Before joining Embassy Suites by Hilton, Bonarelli served as executive chef as the Vesuvio Restaurant, the first Italian restuarant in the Dominian Republic, as well as im poratnt hotels and restaurants in the counrty such as Miter, Beach Blanca Punta Cana and Hotel Westin Punta Cana. Bonarelli graduated from La Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maesta de Santo Domingo with a degree in hotel management along with culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo offers guests complimentary services, including 180 suites with city views, 16,000 square-feet of flexible meeting space, including two ballrooms and six event rooms. In addition, the hotel offers 4,300 square-feet of outdoor space for events, made-to-order breakfast, 2 hours of complimentary drinks and snacks at evening reception, 24/7 fitness center, outdoor pool, business center and restaurant. Located near the Silver Sun Gallery shopping center, Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo also offers convenient access to the main tourist and entertainment points of the city.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo, is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning frequent flyer program of the 17 different Hilton hotel brands. Members who book directly have Access to instant benefits, which includes a flexible sliding payment tool that allows them to choose virtually any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and free Hilton Honors mobile applicaiton.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo is located on Silver Sun, Av. Tiradentes 32, Santo Domingo, D.N. 10119. To make reservations, visit Embassy Suites Santo Domingo by Hilton Santo Domingo at www.embassysuites3.hilton.com or call 809.685.0001.

About Embassy Suites by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 17 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full-service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has 253 hotels with 43 in the pipeline. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard WiFi, and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com or newsroom.hilton.com/embassysuites, and connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.