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Learn, cook and enjoy this digital culinary event designed for friends in and out of Puerto Rico.

December 11, 2021
7:00pm (AST - PR local time) / 6:00pm (EST)
Reserve your space no later than Friday, November 19, 2021.

With your participation, you are donating to the Para la Naturaleza Solidarity Fund, an initiative that presents nature-based solutions to the challenges we face as a society.

Six prestigious local chefs, three ecosystems and one unique culinary experience.

Fill your home with the flavor of Puerto Rico's rivers, coasts and forests.

Choose your experience.

Six of our most prestigious chefs have created three unique recipes inspired by the rivers, coasts, and forests of Puerto Rico.  

The menu for the evening uses ingredients specific to each ecosystem, the result is a flavorful journey through Para la Naturaleza’s natural protected areas.  

Which ecosystem do you want to connect with? 

Choose below. 

Forests

Lamb ribs with a salad of fresh pigeon peas, celery, papaya, passion fruit leaves, “chironja” juice and roasted chard

Gabriel Hernández

Gabriel
Hernández

Verde mesa

Kevin
García

AGROCOCINA

Coasts

Lobster “Asopao” with plantain balls

María
Grubb

Underground Dining Club

Natalia
Vallejo

COCINA AL FONDO

Rivers

Pumpkin curry with turmeric, coconut milk, and cauliflower, served with spicy cilantro sauce and tamarind-date chutney

Francis
Guzmán

Vianda

Lucía
Merino

Lucía Patisserie

*All recipes include a vegetarian or vegan alternative.

How it works

  1. Choose the ecosystem you want to connect
    with and reserve your space.

  2. Receive a box at home with a selection of
    artisanal products made in Puerto Rico,
    a series of products made by the chefs to integrate into the recipes, a guide to local organic farmers
    and access to the Nature Sound Bites playlist.

  3. Download the recipes and make sure to have all the ingredients before the night of the event. 

  4. Join the event and cook alongside your two top-chefs.

To help you connect with nature at home, this year we have added Nature Sound Bites, a playlist with music created only with sounds from our nature reserves.

Once you make your reservation, you will have access to an exclusive WhatsApp group to ask the chefs any questions and chat with other guests.

After the event, you will receive three videos recorded live with the chefs and their recipes. Also, you will receive the video and recipe to prepare guava cookies by Chef Lucía Merino.

SPECIAL GUESTS

To complement our experience, we added two important elements, music and cocktails, created by two of our best ambassadors in their industries.

Music created with the sounds of nature

Fabián Wilkins

Known for his sound designs, Fabián's musical compositions and improvisational performances within the independent music scene and Puerto Rico’s artistic community.

In addition to being a multi-instrumentalist, he is an audio engineer, visual artist and photographer. For the past 15 years he has collaborated with many important artists from Puerto Rico and other parts of the world for biennials, museums and art exhibitions around the world.
Note: To download recipes and Nature Sound Bites you must first make your reservation.

Welcome and closing cocktails
courtesy of Destilería Serrallés

Roberto Berdecía

In 2011, he won the World Class Club Puerto Rico mixology competition, which made him the country's representative in the global contest. In 2013, along with Leslie Cofresí -a finalist in the 2012 World Class Club Competition- and music producer Pablo Rodríguez, he founded La Factoría Bar in Old San Juan. The San Juan bar made it to the prestigious World's 50 Best Bars list in 2015 and has consecutively been revalidated in the list that ranks bars according to beverage experts from around the world.

He had added to his undertakings Licorería Miramar, JungleBird, and Caneca Coctelería Móvil. He’s latest project is Puerto Rico Cocktail Week, which aims to showcase local bartenders and high-end cocktail establishments on the island.

What does your box include?

Before the event you will receive an eco-box with a selection of artisanal products made in Puerto Rico. The box will be sent to an address provided during your check-out process.
Products
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A series of handmade products by the guest chefs
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Cruda hot sauce from Pueblo Nuevo farm
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Guava cookies by Chef Lucía Merino
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Breadfruit flour from Amasar
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Passion fruit pulp from Pura Parcha
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Bien Te Veo Coffee
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Bottle of Don Q rum to prepare your cocktails before and after dinner
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Breadfruit tostones from EntrePanas
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List of agroecological producers
Solidarity Committee
Special Collaboration
Solidarity Partners