Executive Chef at Jamaica’s Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa Honored with Top Culinary Award
June 24th, 2013
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – June 24, 2013 – Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, located on the beautiful lush island of Jamaica, is pleased to announce that its Executive Chef, Michael Dannecker, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious “Master Chef of Jamaica” award. The award is presented by Jamaica Observer, the island’s leading newspaper.
Chef Dannecker was recognized for his culinary achievements, creativity, and use of local products in the line of contemporary Caribbean cuisine. In accepting this year’s award, which was presented in front of 1000 guests who dined on numerous culinary presentations, Chef Dannecker said, “I would say my strength is to take common local ingredients and turn them into new and exciting dishes.” Additionally, Chef Dannecker commented that his overall philosophy is best described as “not to think outside the box, but rather throw the box away all together.”
Chef Dannecker joined the all-inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa five years ago to lead an exceptional culinary team. Since his move to Jamaica, he has been nominated for the Chef of the year award twice before this year’s win.
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About Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa
Nestled between the majestic Jamaican Mountains and Caribbean Sea on what was once an 18th century sugar plantation, the all-inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa offers contemporary guestrooms – each with private balcony or terrace. This oceanfront resort boasts a wide range of recreational options to embrace the tropical weather and coveted Caribbean sun including Sugar Mill Falls Water Park – the island’s most complex and largest water theme park; the 18-hole, par-72 championship Cinnamon Hill Golf Course designed by Robert von Hagge; 1,800 feet of secluded beach; a complete water sports center for snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking and sailing; a full-service Spa; tennis center; fitness center; volleyball court; kids club and more. Guests will also enjoy an exceptional array of restaurants and bars to please any palate, and more than 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting space is ideal for any event. Located on the edge of Montego Bay, the all-inclusive Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa is just 15 minutes from Sangster International Airport (MBJ), the Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC) and downtown Montego Bay. For more information or to make a reservation, call 1-800-HILTONS or visit www.rosehall.hilton.com.