Homage to Chef Alfredo Ayala

Homage to Chef Alfredo Ayala

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
    Augusto Schreiner
    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!