PRESS RELEASE – Fresh on the heels of Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort’s US$42 million investment to property enhancements, the resort is pleased to welcome world-renowned René Cahaneas the new executive head chef, where he will create a dynamic and memorable dining experience for even the most discerning guests.
“We successfully invested upgrading our physical structures and personal wellness offerings. We are now working to present meals at the resort more than simply breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but rather dining ‘experiences’ and René Cahane will assist in making this come to fruition,” said Mark Ozawa, managing director of Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort. “We welcome him to the Windjammer Landing family and our culinary team. We look forward to seeing all that he brings to the table,” he added.
With more than 25 years of professional culinary experience working in five-star hotels, restaurants, and private members clubs around the world, Cahane is classically French trained and skilled in modern European, Caribbean and traditional British cuisines. He is proficient in a wide range of modern and traditional food preparation and techniques and believes in usinglocally-sourced seasonal produce, using his unique skills to ensure the best flavors and qualities of a dish are delivered.
“I have a passion for working in this industry and I believe this is reflected in the dishes I prepare and present,” notes Cahane. “I am pleased to be a member of the Windjammer Landing team and have already created innovative menus that celebrate the best of international cuisine so guests can savor an eclectic gastronomic experience when dining with us,” he added.
With culinary choices spanning from casual to fine dining and local specialties to international fare at five on-property restaurants, Windjammer Landing offers a feast for all the senses. Guests can dine beachside or nestled in the hillside while enjoying the captivating views in open-air dining venues. Ranging from casual to elegant, the dining choices feature local specialties and international cuisine at the resort’s five on-property restaurants – Dragonfly, Embers, Jammer’s Beach Bar and Restaurant, Papa Don’s, andUpper Deck.
“We invite guests to choose from a classic Italian fare at Papa Don’s, enjoy a taste of the Caribbean at Dragonfly, relax while enjoying our beachfront grill offering at Embers, sample the best in fine steaks and local seafood at Upper Deck or visit Jammers for all-day dining with an international twist,” added Cahane.
Cahane grew up and studied in East London. He is married with three daughters.
The Windjammer Landing Experience
A Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort premium all-inclusive vacation experience includes accommodations; all meals and beverages at five on-property restaurants and four bars; the luxury of six swimming pools; a 24-hour fitness center; water sports, including waterskiing, snorkeling and windsurfing; complimentary Wi-Fi resort wide; Jacquot Fun Club, with supervised daily activities for children 4 – 12 years of age; teen activities for kids 13 – 17; a weekly Manager’s Cocktail Party; and the conveniences of a mini-mart and boutique shops.
Room-only packages are also available. All rates vary according to plan, selected accommodations, and travel dates.
Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, which welcomed its first guests in 1989, was designed by Barbadian architect Ian Morrison to look like a Mediterranean village. Brick paths meander through more than 60 acres of lush landscaping, scented gardens, sparkling pools, covered walkways, and hand-painted tiles.
Windjammer Landing is 32 miles from Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) and five miles from George F L Charles Airport (SLU). Sample flight times include three-and-a-half hours from Miami, four hours from New York and five hours from Toronto or Montreal.
For more information or to make reservations, call (877) 522-0722 from the U.S. or Canada. Find Windjammer Landing on Facebook, Instagramand at www.windjammer-landing.com.