IHE presented a grand culinary celebration in the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel and Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa in honor of the distinguished Chef Alfredo Ayala which featured special guest, Chef Eric Ripert. The proceeds from the event benefit the Scholarship Foundation for Hotel and Tourism.
Guest chefs that assisted in paying tribute to Chef Alfredo Ayala were past students and collaborators:
- Wilo Benet; Pikayo Restaurant
Mario Pagan; Laurel and Lemongrass
Jose Santaella; Santaella Restaurant
Jeremy Cruz; Villa Montaña Beach Resort
José Enrique Montes; José Enrique, Capital, and el Blok
Luz I. Ferreira
Jimmy; Jinya’s Restaurant
Luis “Apa” Ramos; Lechonera La Ranchera
Juan José Cuevas; Executive Chef at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Angel Rivera; Executive Chef at Copamarina Beach Resort & Spa
We are proud of our ongoing commitment to the Scholarship Foundation and its development of future talent within our industry!