“Rock ‘n’ Roll Chef” Opens Modern California Restaurant at All-Inclusive Beachfront Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Simon Mansion and Supper Club at
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
WHAT: Chef Kerry Simon’s Simon Mansion and Supper Club at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, the AAA Four Diamond awarded Caribbean resort and the first all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel in the world, debuts August 17, 2013. Currently soft open, Simon Mansion and Supper Club presents an eclectic yet composed menu featuring extensive fresh sushi offerings, a variety of innovative appetizers, delectable entrées, dry-aged meats and local seafood.
Open for dinner, signature dishes from Simon Mansion and Supper Club’s include the Toriniku Roll featuring fried chicken, covered in spicy chicken and “gary honey” sauce ($9); Grilled Corn Bisque with popcorn, scotch bonnet oil and corn ($8); Tuna Carpaccio with grapes and candied-spice macadamias ($12); Grill Roasted Rack of Lamb with a basil crust, white bean ragoût and sherry essence ($28).
In addition to these seasonal dishes, Chef Simon will also serve his signature dishes developed over years of owning restaurants throughout the United States, including the Mansion Kobe Burger with aged white cheddar, onion marmalade, lettuce and tomato ($18) and the “Junk Food Platter” featuring vanilla milkshake, cotton candy, caramel corn, chocolate cream ding dong and salted chocolate chip cookies, for dessert ($15).
Highlights from cocktail menu include fresh takes on classic rum-focused favorites including the Mojito Moorea with rum, hint of vanilla, fresh mint and soda ($10); and Mai Tai featuring aged rum, simple syrup, lime juice, almond syrup, cherry, lime, mint and pineapple ($10).
Renowned interior design firm 555 International, headed by James Geier, designed the restaurant to mirror the home of a rock ‘n’ roll icon. Featuring multiple rooms—three of which serve as private dining rooms—reflect the dining room, living room, bedroom, bathroom, library, studio and patio, Simon Mansion and Supper Club offers a peek behind the curtain of a rock star’s decadent abode.
WHEN: Currently soft opening with a grand opening date of August 2013
Dinner 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Sushi Bar and Bar 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.
WHERE: Simon Mansion and Supper Club
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
Boulevard Turistico del Este, km 28 #74
Macao, Municipio de Higuey
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
The All Inclusive Collection spearheads sales and marketing efforts for premier, luxury resort properties throughout Mexico and the Caribbean, including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (the world’s first all inclusive Hard Rock Hotel), Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta, Hard Rock Hotel Cancun and Aventura Palace (soon to be rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya). These four properties are owned and operated by RCD Resorts under licensing agreements from Hard Rock International. RCD Resorts exclusively contracts the All Inclusive Collection for the sales and marketing of its all inclusive Hard Rock Hotels. Led by Chief Operating Officer Rafael Chapur, the All Inclusive Collection offers a one-of-a-kind, “all day, all night, all-inclusive” vacation experience, with plans to expand its portfolio in Mexico and the Caribbean, introducing new luxury properties that continue to shift the sands of all-inclusive vacations. For additional information, visit www.hrhallinclusive.com