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Experience World-Class Cuisine with Hotel Le Toiny's Taste of St. Barth Package

St. Barthélemy – This fall, the island of St Barth’s becomes the epicenter of gourmet dining in the Caribbean. Hotel Le Toiny cordially invites guests to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Relais and Châteaux at the inaugural Taste of St. Barth festival; a week long annual gourmet food event dedicated to the art of fine cuisine featuring seven of the world’s top chefs, with its Taste of St. Barth package. Available from October 30 to November 5, 2014, this delectable promotion includes a three to five night stay at Hotel Le Toiny and showcases some of the world’s best culinary talent, encouraging guests to savor their St. Barts holiday with specially-prepared dishes from these esteemed chefs.

The Taste of St. Barth festival features seven guest chefs from four different nations, who will work in tandem with the resident chefs of Relais & Châteaux affiliated St. Barth eateries – including Hotel Le Toiny’s renowned Restaurant Le Gaïac, widely considered the best dining venue on the island. Le Gaïac’s newly appointed Executive Chef Jean-Christophe Gille, who boasts 25 years of culinary experience at some of the world’s top restaurants, will partner with the famous 3-star Michelin Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef Hideaki Matsuo for this momentous occasion. Grand Chef Hideaki Matsuo is perhaps best known for his Kashiwaya restaurant in Osaka, Japan.

The following chefs will also be available for patronage at other restaurants on the island; Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Festival Head Chef) – 3-star Michelin Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef - NY, USA; Jérôme Nutile – 2-star Michelin – 2011 Best Craftsman of France – Nîmes, France; Jean-Jacques Noguier – 1-star Michelin – Bossey, France - Chef at La Ferme de l’Hospital; Thomas Troisgros – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Head Chef at Olympe’s; Daniel Berlin - Chef and owner of restaurant Krög in Skåne-Tranås, Sweden; Amandine Chaignot – Bocuse de Bronze 2012 - Paris, France.

The Taste of St. Barth package includes a three to five night stay for two in a One Bedroom Villa Suite, as well as the following:
·         A bottle of chilled Rosé & gourmet snacks upon arrival
·         2 or 3 four-course & four-hand menus; first dinner at Le Gaïac, second dinner(s) at other venues*
·         1 or 2 ‘Caribbean-inspired’ luncheons in guests’ choice of participating local restaurants (excl. Hotel Le Toiny)
·         Rental Convertible Fiat 500 or Smart car (excl. insurance and gas)
·         Round-trip airport or harbor transfers
·         Daily American breakfast served on private ocean terrace

The following rates** are for a three/five night stay based on double occupancy:
·          October 30 – November 5
o       Three night stay (includes 2 dinners and 1 luncheon) 3,324 €, each additional night at 935 €
o       Five night stay (includes 3 dinners and 2 luncheons) 5,428 €, each additional night at 935 €

*Excluding beverages(alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
** Rates in addition to a 5 percent Government tax on accommodations

About Hôtel Le Toiny
Twice named the top hotel in St. Barts by Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List in 2013 and 2014, Hotel Le Toiny features 15 recently-updated, pastel-hued Villa Suites reflecting the island’s famed French Colonial style. Private and discreet, the boutique retreat is located on a 38-acre parcel of land on the Island’s southeastern side, with each ocean-view Villa Suite offering spacious accommodations outfitted with luxurious textiles, a kitchenette, large terrace and private heated swimming pool, both updated in October 2011. Hotel Le Toiny is home to the recently-renovated Restaurant Le Gaïac, featuring innovative French cuisine with local flavors and considered the best dining venue in St. Barts. Guests can also enjoy a recently-added ocean view fitness center, Serenity Spa Cottage and a beach access path. Hôtel Le Toiny is affiliated with Relais & Chateaux, Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts and American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts.

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