Welcome!

News Feed Item

Ladera Resort First to Introduce New Restaurant Technology in the Caribbean

Dasheene Restaurant at Ladera to launch new restaurant ticketing system

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, Olivier Bottois, Vice President of Operations of Ladera Resort in Saint Lucia will introduce a ticketed dining system at Dasheene, the lauded restaurant for Caribbean food lovers. The new system will be the first of its kind in the Caribbean, offering a unique opportunity to buy one of the six most coveted tables for an evening at the island's only restaurant that features unobstructed views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea. For the first time, patrons not staying at the resort will be able to secure in advance one of the most highly sought-after tables in Saint Lucia. Guests purchasing a table will enjoy a romantic and leisurely evening of uninterrupted bliss at Dasheene, with plenty of time to linger and savor local cuisine while taking in stunning views of the Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Caribbean Sea.

The new system will be open for booking on October 10, for reservations beginning December 1. The starting price of $135 USD per person includes the most prime seats in Saint Lucia, a five-course locally inspired tasting menu designed exclusively for these tables by the restaurant's Executive Chef Nigel Mitchel (excluding alcohol, service charge and VAT). Tickets can be purchased for these tables seven nights a week and accommodate between two to four diners; the table is theirs the entire evening.

"After recently dining at Alinea in Chicago and experiencing Nick Kokonas' table ticketing system, I was inspired to create our own version at Ladera," said Olivier Bottois, Ladera's Vice President of Operations. "The tables at Dasheene are highly requested and this was the perfect solution to make sure that guests, visitors to the destination and locals are able to have the full experience of dining at a table with the best view on island and fully enjoy their meal, the scenery and the ambiance of the resort."

Bottois has introduced innovative and successful restaurant concepts in the past. During his role at the Four Seasons Atlanta he created and implemented the "Dim Sum Brunch," a menu that included southern inspired small plates meant for sharing, and while at The Whiteface Lodge he introduced "Local Wednesdays," a program that gave the local community access to the hotel's restaurant for a preferred rate. Table ticketing concepts have proven successful by a handful of top restaurants in the United States. Ladera and Dasheene hope that by introducing this system, they will create a solution to allow guests on-island to experience an evening of one-of-a-kind dining at one of six tables with incomparable Caribbean views. The new system will streamline the reservations process, requiring a prepayment, thus minimizing cancellations and alleviating wait time to create the opportunity for an even higher level of personalized service at the already exclusive resort.

Dasheene has been known as a destination for the best Caribbean cuisine on island over thirty years. The restaurant features an outstanding authentic local creole menu that changes daily. Native Saint Lucian Executive Chef Nigel Mitchel creates specialty recipes nightly, using secret blends of local seasonings and herbs to complement flavors of freshly caught seafood, including award-winning shrimp Dasheene, a standout and favorite dish among guests.

Fall rates at Ladera are from $450 USD per night, double occupancy. For more information or reservations please visit www.ladera.com or call 866-290-0978 or 758-459-6618.

About Ladera
Ladera, located 1,100 feet above the Caribbean Sea directly between the Piton Mountains, was once one of Soufriere's oldest and most famous cocoa plantations and transformed in 1982 into the unique resort it is today. Taking full advantage of its natural surroundings, Ladera offers a distinctive design in guest accommodations with its "open wall" concept. The west side of all 37 suites and villas is left open to expose the breathtaking views while maintaining complete privacy. The suites are constructed of tropical hardwoods, stone and tile, furnished with 19th century French furniture or replicas, wicker and accessories crafted by local artisans. Ladera also offers a "platinum-level" experience with the addition of Paradise Ridge, a new collection of four suites and one villa blended into the northern edge of the property. All units are decorated with local artwork and feature magnificent views of the Piton Mountains and Caribbean Sea.

SOURCE Ladera Resort

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cedexis will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cedexis is the leader in data-driven enterprise global traffic management. Whether optimizing traffic through datacenters, clouds, CDNs, or any combination, Cedexis solutions drive quality and cost-effectiveness.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enroute Lab will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Enroute Lab is an industrial design, research and development company of unmanned robotic vehicle system. For more information, please visit http://elab.co.jp/.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mobile Create USA will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Mobile Create USA Inc. is an MVNO-based business model that uses portable communication devices and cellular-based infrastructure in the development, sales, operation and mobile communications systems incorporating GPS capabi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Suzuki Inc. will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Suzuki Inc. is a semiconductor-related business, including sales of consuming parts, parts repair, and maintenance for semiconductor manufacturing machines, etc. It is also a health care business providing experimental research for...
IBM helps FinTechs and financial services companies build and monetize cognitive-enabled financial services apps quickly and at scale. Hosted on IBM Bluemix, IBM’s platform builds in customer insights, regulatory compliance analytics and security to help reduce development time and testing. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Lennart Frantzell, a Developer Advocate with IBM, will discuss how these tools simplify the time-consuming tasks of selection, mapping and data integration, allowing devel...
Cloud-based disaster recovery is critical to any production environment and is a high priority for many enterprise organizations today. Nearly 40% of organizations have had to execute their BCDR plan due to a service disruption in the past two years. Zerto on IBM Cloud offer VMware and Microsoft customers simple, automated recovery of on-premise VMware and Microsoft workloads to IBM Cloud data centers.
Why Federal cloud? What is in Federal Clouds and integrations? This session will identify the process and the FedRAMP initiative. But is it sufficient? What is the remedy for keeping abreast of cutting-edge technology? In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rasananda Behera will examine the proposed solutions: Private or public or hybrid cloud Responsible governing bodies How can we accomplish?
Real IoT production deployments running at scale are collecting sensor data from hundreds / thousands / millions of devices. The goal is to take business-critical actions on the real-time data and find insights from stored datasets. In his session at @ThingsExpo, John Walicki, Watson IoT Developer Advocate at IBM Cloud, will provide a fast-paced developer journey that follows the IoT sensor data from generation, to edge gateway, to edge analytics, to encryption, to the IBM Bluemix cloud, to Wa...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks, that helps your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. As a premier telecommunications provider, Massive Networks is headquartered out of Louisville, Colorado. With years of experience under their belt, their team of...
With the rise of DevOps, containers are at the brink of becoming a pervasive technology in Enterprise IT to accelerate application delivery for the business. When it comes to adopting containers in the enterprise, security is the highest adoption barrier. Is your organization ready to address the security risks with containers for your DevOps environment? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Chris Van Tuin, Chief Technologist, NA West at Red Hat, will discuss: The top security r...
Many companies start their journey to the cloud in the DevOps environment, where software engineers want self-service access to the custom tools and frameworks they need. Machine learning technology can help IT departments keep up with these demands. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ajay Gulati, Co-Founder, CTO and Board Member at ZeroStack, will discuss the use of machine learning for automating provisioning of DevOps resources, taking the burden off IT teams.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Nihon Micron will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Nihon Micron Co., Ltd. strives for technological innovation to establish high-density, high-precision processing technology for providing printed circuit board and metal mount RFID tags used for communication devices. For more inf...
SYS-CON Events announced today that mruby Forum will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. mruby is the lightweight implementation of the Ruby language. We introduce mruby and the mruby IoT framework that enhances development productivity. For more information, visit http://forum.mruby.org/.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Greg Gorman is the Director, IoT Developer Ecosystem, Watson IoT, will provide a short tutorial on Node-RED, a Node.js-based programming tool for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways. It provides a browser-based editor that makes it easy to wire together flows using a wide range of nodes in the palette that can be deployed to its runtime in a single-click. There is a large library of contributed nodes that help so...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ryobi Systems will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Ryobi Systems Co., Ltd., as an information service company, specialized in business support for local governments and medical industry. We are challenging to achive the precision farming with AI. For more information, visit http:...