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Hilton Welcomes María Del Carmen Bonarelli as Executive Chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo

MCLEAN, Va. and Santo Domingo – September 5th, 2019 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the appointment of María Del Carmen Bonarelli as executive chef of Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo’s Agatha Restaurant.

“We want our local and international guests to find diverse options to delight their palate, and Chef Bonarelli is bringing just that by defining the perfect balance between the flavors from one’s root cuisine, Italian classics, and the local flavors of the Dominican Republic,” said Carlos Gaus, Food and Beverage Manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo.

Before joining Embassy Suites by Hilton, Bonarelli served as executive chef as the Vesuvio Restaurant, the first Italian restaurant in the Dominican Republic, as well as imporatnt hotels and restaurants in the country such as Miter, Beach Blanca Punta Cana and Hotel Westin Punta Cana. Bonarelli graduated from La Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maesta de Santo Domingo with a degree in hotel management along with culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo offers guests complimentary services including 180 suites with city views, 16,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including two ballrooms and six event rooms. In addition, the hotel offers 4,300 square feet of outdoor space for events, made-to-order breakfast, 2 hours of complimentary drinks and snacks at evening reception, 24/7 fitness center, outdoor pool, business center and restaurant. Located near the Silver Sun Gallery shopping center, Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo also offers convenient access to the main tourist and entertainment points of the city.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo, is also part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning frequent flyer program of the 17 different Hilton hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, which includes a flexible sliding payment tool that allows them to choose virtually any combination of points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and free Hilton Honors mobile applicaiton.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo is located on Silver Sun, Av. Tiradentes 32, Santo Domingo, D.N. 10119. To make reservations, visit Embassy Suites Santo Domingo by Hilton Santo Domingo at or call 809.685.0001.