The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is pleased to announce an extraordinary culinary journey with its Epicurean Moments Dinner Series, showcasing the talents of three globally renowned chefs: Manu Buffara, Hong Thaimee, and Alex Dilling. With a calendar of one-of-a-kind dining experiences offered throughout 2024, each collaboration promises to be an unforgettable fusion of flavor and culture in Puerto Rico.

A Taste of Curitiba with Manu Buffara – July 19th & 20th
Manu Buffara, Executive Chef and Owner of Manu in Curitiba, Brazil, is renowned for her innovative tasting menu, honored by the World’s 50 Best. Passionate about her region’s culture and produce, Chef Buffara champions sustainabilit, sourcing organic ingredients from local suppliers and her own garden. Manu epitomizes culinary innovation while staying rooted in the rich flavors of Paraná. Sustainabilit is a core
value for Chef Buffara, which is reflected in her tasting menu featuring 60% plant-based dishes.

An Endless Thai Summer with Hong Thaimee – September 13th & 14th
Originally from Chiangmai, Thailand, Chef Hong Thaimee has become a prominent figure known for introducing Thai cuisine and culture to the United States. Having honed her skills at restaurants like JeanGeorges Vongerichten’s Spice Market and Perry Street, she founded Ngam in New York Cit’s East Village in 2012, where she showcased the authentic Thai flavors of her childhood. In 2023, Chef Thaimee refocused her career and mission launching her direct-to-consumer product, thaimee, aimed at bringing the essence of Thai cuisine into home kitchens. Chef Thaimee’s experience at The St. Regis Bahia Beach Beach Resort will include a Thai-inspired tasting menu featuring cocktail pairings with each dish.

Tasting the Stars with Alex Dilling – November 22nd & 23rd
Born in London but raised in the United States, Alex Dilling is the chef and owner of Alex Dilling at Café Royal in London. With a career spanning over to decades in Michelin-starred kitchens across Europe, Dilling has mastered the art of contemporary fine dining. At his eponymous restaurant, he showcases his modern interpretation of traditional French gastronomic cuisine. Chef Dilling’s experience at The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort will feature an elevated and exciting menu with a Grower Champagne pairing
experience. Ideally located on a former coconut plantation and situated beteen the El Yunque National Forest and Espíritu Santo River State Preserve, The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is set on 483 pristine acres. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort offers 139 guest rooms and suites, each featuring private terraces with breathtaking ocean and garden views. The resort also boasts private bird sanctuaries, an on-site “green team” led by a marine biologist, multiple dining outlets, St. Regis’ legendary Butler Service, an ocean-front golf
course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., and an Iridium Spa. Guests can relax by the pool, sunbathe on the beach, or choose from a wide range of activities, including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, fishing, nature walks, hiking, biking, tennis, and more.

Kindy note the dining experience starts at $500 USD per person. The resort is also offering an Epicurean Moments package, which includes a resort stay, to tickets to the event of your choice, a bottle of champagne, and a special amenity.

For more information or to book one of the experiences, please visit The
St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort’s website using the promo code D60 or contact the reservations team at