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Poised on the white sands of famed Eagle Beach, Elements restaurant is renowned for its elegant dining environment with a “View to Dine For.” Director of Food & Beverage and Chef Marc Giesbers presents an international menu inspired by quality meats, fresh seafood, locally grown vegetables and foraged flavors from around the world. Wines from the finest vineyards and celebratory Champagne rank among the highlights of the restaurant’s award-winning offerings. As an extension of Bucuti & Tara’s commitment to wellness, Elements offers both an atmosphere and menu encompassing Aruba’s beauty and local ingredients, including lionfish ceviche, and farm-to-table greens and vegetables. Its creative, popular vegan and vegetarian menu has also received critical acclaim and gluten-free options are freshly created and sourced.
Elated from winning the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence earlier this year as well as the USA Today 10 Best restaurants in Aruba, Bucuti associates are celebrating this latest recognition with great pride.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Fine Dining. Our passionate F&B director and his hard-working team made this possible,” says Ewald Biemans, owner/CEO of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. “We aspire to provide an excellent dining experience for our guests and are grateful to represent Aruba on this highly respected list of winners.”
Director of Food and Beverage, Chef Marc Giesbers has recently introduced fantastic additions to the menu: Burrata on Marinated Red Beets - Locally cow milk cheese made from Mozzarella and cream on a bed of Aceto – Balsamico marinated red beets and candied papaya cubes; Suateed Red Snapper - Skin on red snapper filet from the griddle served on a stew of local organic cucumbers, peppers, carrots and potatoes finish with Borage micro greens; For our Vegan and Vegetarian diners Marc created Potato Gnocchi Delight - Dumplings simmered in a delicious sundried tomato broth with a rainbow of colored grilled vegetables. Don’t miss the flaky, buttery Lionfish filet cooked in fresh lime juices as cerviche and enhanced with bell pepper, onions and olive oil complimented with black Kalamata olives and fried plantains.
To make reservations, visit ElementsAruba.com.