One of the best restaurants in the country. French and Continental dishes . For 13 years the prestigious Good Eating Contest El Nuevo Día recognized the masterful cuisine of Chef Augusto Schreiner as " one of the best restaurants throughout America."
Augustus left the premises in the hands of his pupil , Chef Ariel Rodriguez.
Who is Chef Ariel Rodriguez?
Pursuing a lifelong interest in the culinary arts, ARIEL RODRÍGUEZ started his career under the mentorship of the Chef Augusto Schreiner, while finishing his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Puerto Rico. Thereafter, he completed his formal culinary studies from the well recognized institution, the Culinary Institute of America in New York. He returned to the Island to become Chef Augusto’s Sous Chef, and acquired Augusto’s Restaurant at the young age of 28 years.
The media and the public set out great expectations for this young chef as the restaurant is considered one of the fi nest in the Island. He exceeded these expectations through his hard work, creativity and dedication. Furthermore, he has gained numerous awards at local and international level. His commitment to the advancement of the Puerto Rican and Caribbean cuisine has led him to join diverse international culinary organizations, including the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Currently, he is the Sergeant of Arms of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Culinary Federation and holds Chair of the Restaurant Committee of the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association. In addition, he was captain of the Puerto Rico Culinary Team in 2003 and served as the team’s coach from 2004 to 2007, leading the respective teams to win three gold medals and one silver medal in the Taste of the Caribbean competitions. Also in 2009 won the fi rst place in the Competition Master Chef Puerto Rico. Ariel continues his dream as a chef and hopes to place Puerto Rico among the highest culinary destinations of the world.