Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (Dec. 20, 2010) — Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, announces the appointment of John Black as Executive Chef. A Colorado native with more than 23 years international culinary experience, Black has served as executive chef for five star hotel companies in Australia, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico and Morocco and the Caribbean.
“As an all-inclusive resort with eleven restaurants, three of them gourmet quality, several snack facilities, ice cream parlor, 13 bars, ongoing in-villa catering with private chef, weekly welcome banquets, and specialty night themed dinners; this position is critical to our overall success and guest satisfaction,” said Hans Larcher, Managing Director, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club.
Black is in charge of designing the dining experience and food quality at all Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Resort restaurants and in recruiting culinary and food service talent for the resort.
“I look forward to going above and beyond the expectations of our members and guests at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club by giving them the best of the best, when it comes to the culinary experience,” said Black. “I am committed to bringing my international flair directly to the table to ensure the highest quality and satisfaction in all our restaurants.” “We are pleased to have someone of Black’s quality here to take us to the next level of exciting cuisine. We expect great things from him.” Larcher added.
From hotel accommodations to stand alone villas, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club has made old fashioned service and value fashionable again with amenities and services fit for a V.I.P., including access to “members only” amenities such as gourmet restaurants, cafes, bars, swimming pools, exclusive beach areas, golf carts, limousine transfers and helicopter tours.
LHVC encompasses the following resorts: The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort with four distinct developments, including The Tropical, The Crown Suites, The Crown Villas, and the Residence Suites; as well as the Executive Spa Suites by Lifestyle, The Presidential Suites by Lifestyle, Dream Suites by Lifestyle and the upcoming Costa Esmeralda by Lifestyle, Center Court by Lifestyle and The Level by Lifestyle.
LHVC members, guests and their families have a wide variety of activities available to them in the Dominican Republic’s North Coast. Next door is the Ocean World Adventure Park with its daily animal and aquatic shows and casino. Other activities in the area include a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Isabel de Torres, white water rafting, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, boating, snorkeling, monster truck safaris and city tours of Puerto Plata, named one of the 53 best destinations in the world by The New York Times.
On the East Coast in Punta Cana, LHVC members have access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, including Cabeza de Toro, Bávaro, Arena Gorda, Macao and Uvero Alto, as well as 12 championship golf courses which make Punta Cana the largest single golf destination in the Caribbean. An endless array of activities in Punta Cana includes sport fishing, diving, snorkeling, horseback riding and tours via beach buggy, helicopter and catamaran. Nearby points of interest include the Basilica of Our Lady of Altagracia, the largest basilica in the Caribbean and the town of San Pedro de Macoris, the birthplace and training grounds for many famous baseball players from the Dominican Republic. For more Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club information, go to www.lifestyleholidaysvc.com or call (809) 970-7777.
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SOURCE: Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club