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Puerto Rico’s St Regis Bahia Beach Has a New Chef

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - June 30, 2019

By Dana Niland
CJ Contributor

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has appointed Javier Arango Salazar as its new Executive Chef.

Chef Arango will oversee the culinary direction for the resort, including Paros, its signature Greek fine dining restaurant; the St. Regis Bar, and Seagrapes, which is located next to the resort’s main pool.

Most recently, Arango served as the Executive Sous Chef at the JW Marriott Absheron in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

Prior to that, Chef Arango worked with Ritz-Carlton for thirteen years, occupying positions including Chef de Cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, Executive Sous Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne Miami, Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour, as well as Executive Chef for The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest, Hungary. 

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort recently debuted a $60 million renovation following Hurricane Maria. 

The luxury resort is set on a former coconut plantation between the El Yunque National Forest and the Espíritu Santo River State Preserve.

— CJ

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