Casa de Campo Resort to Host ‘Epicurea’ Culinary Event March 10-14

Casa de Campo, a tropical seaside residential community in La Romana on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, features three Pete Dye-designed courses: Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore and Links Course.

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic – Casa de Campo Resort & Villas – recently named in GOLF Magazine’s “Top 100 Golf Resorts in the World” – announces the celebrated Caribbean vacation destination will host Epicurea, a luxury culinary and golf experience ideal lovers of fine food and world-class golf.

Held from March 10 – 14 and in partnership with PGA Magazine, the fun-filled event will feature four nights of celebrated chefs showcasing their incredible culinary talents, savory fresh foods, unsurpassed golf and so much more all combining for one of the premier gastronomic events of the year.

This culinary adventure will be led by acclaimed executive chefs Michael Anthony, Chef Alex Lee, Chef Esther Ha, and Chef Bryan Noury. Throughout the four-night event, guests will be able to enjoy fine dining, inspiring and well-crafted wines, cooking demonstrations, joyous camaraderie, and unsurpassed golf all blending to create a vacation experience like no other.

Registration for Epicurea 2024 may be found at The schedule of events includes:

March 10 (Sunday) – Epicurea welcome celebration reception and dinner

March 11 (Monday) – Golf rounds on Pete Dye’s iconic Teeth of the Dog course, Epicurea reception and dinner

March 12 (Tuesday)– Cooking demonstration lunch, on-property activities at leisure

March 13 (Wednesday) – Golf rounds on Dye Fore, Epicurea farewell reception and dinner

March 14 (Thursday) – On-property activities at leisure, departures

Teeth of the Dog Hole No. 8.

Attendees may purchase the Epicurea package, priced at $6,942 (per couple or double occupancy), which includes a wide array of activities and amenities to enjoy on property, including one round each on Teeth of the Dog and Dye Fore, unlimited use of the driving range, enjoyment of world-class amenities such as the resort’s superb Minitas Beach Club and Racquet Center, all meals and drinks in resort-allocated restaurants and bars, round-trip airport transfers, and more.

“We are excited to kick off the 2024 year highlighting our amazing golf courses and culinary offerings through this event in partnership with PGA Magazine,” says Jason Kycek, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas. “As the home of three fantastic Pete Dye-designed golf as well as some of the most delicious local and international cuisine in the world, Epicurea will be an exciting celebration of food, wine, and sport here in our Caribbean paradise.”

To elevate the full resort experience, the Premier Club accommodations set a new standard of excellence and luxury for Casa de Campo’s most discerning guests. Highlighted with Caribbean warmth, exclusivity, personalized service and privacy from the moment guests arrive with a dedicated concierge showing them to their new Premier Suites.

Casa de Campo is one of the Dominican Republics top vacation destinations for Americans.

The Premier Club is also a place for guests to gather in their own exclusive bar and lounge area, enjoy premier beverages and a unique selection of complimentary canapes and appetizers prepared by its executive chef. To explore the new accommodations, click here.

Additionally, The Spa at Casa de Campo opened in May 2023 and has quickly become the Dominican Republic’s premier wellness destination. In fact, it is the first and only spa in the Dominican Republic to receive the coveted 4-Star spa award in the Forbes Travel Guide’s 2024 Star Awards. Featuring over 18,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor facilities, the spa provides a unique blend of prestige spa services, wellness experiences, and cutting-edge technology.

As a caddie, greenkeeper, and Ouimet Scholar from Marshfield Country Club on Boston’s South Shore, Leigh developed his love for the game at an early age. The BA from Amherst College and MA from Dartmouth prepared him for his 36-year career in education, most of it teaching Advanced Placement English and coaching varsity golf. In 1986, a sabbatical from teaching students to writing stories for “Golf World” magazine prepared him for his second career in golf journalism. Leigh is a low-handicap golfer who has won the Golf Writers Association of America’s championship seven times. He is currently a member of Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth, MA, and PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL.

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