The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali will celebrate Venezuelan cuisine via a visit by celebrity chef Tamara Rodriquez from July 9 through July 13, 2009.
During her stay in Bali, Chef Tamara will present Venezuelan cocoa with savory dishes that blend Portuguese, French and Caribbean influences.
Those wishing to learn the secrets of the Venezuelan kitchen can join a special cooking class on Friday, July 10th, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.. For Rp. 600,000 net per person (US$58.90) cooking class participants will enjoy the class led by Tamara Rodriguez followed by a Venezuelan lunch at the Ikan Beachfront Restaurant.
For those eager to sample Venezuelan food without having to cook it themselves, Chef Tamara will present an elegant 5-course dinner paired with South American wines on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at the Nusantara Ballroom. Cost for the dinner is Rp. 1 million net (US$98).
A more relaxed offering of Venezuelan cuisine will be available on July 12 & 13 at the Ikan Restaurant where an a la carte and Table d'hôte Venezuelan menus with optional wine pairings will be available.
Chef Tamara Rodriguez
With 23 years of culinary expertise that have marked her as a Venezuelan Chef extraordinaire, Tamara Rodriguez has taken the art of combining Venezuelan cocoa with savory dishes to another level. The Venezuelan Chef, who hails from Caracas, is a member of the Chef and Cooks Association of Sucre State and as chef of "Flavors of Paria."
Chef Tamara has worked with some of the most prestigious names in the gastronomic world such as Chef Robert Provost at the El Gazebo Restaurant in Caracas.
A household name in Venezuela, Chef Tamara has been asked by well-known Venezuelan culinary institutes to present workshops on her specialty of blending cocoa into savory dishes, which she has perfected over the years. Chef Tamara has much to contribute to the gastronomic world with her unique blend of Caribbean and local Venezuelan dishes.
For bookings and more information telephone ++62-(0)361-771906.
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