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Al Mercat meets Hotel Belmar

We are very excited to announce a very special partnership between Hotel Belmar and chef Jose Pablo Gonzalez; known for his celebrated restaurant Al Mercat, in San Jose, Costa Rica. Hotel Belmar’s long standing commitment to fresh and inventive food, as well as its pioneering farm to table program, created a natural affinity with Al […]

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HOTEL BELMAR TURNS 30

Six years ago, a fire broke out at Hotel Belmar. A fire that that could have burned its two wooden buildings down to the ground, bringing with them the hard work and effort of many people.  Considering that there wasn’t a fire department, or even fire hidrants in Monteverde at the time, disaster was imminent. […]

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El Hotel Belmar cumple 30 años

Hace seis años, un incendio se desató en el Hotel Belmar. Era un fuego que pudo haber consumido sus dos edificios de madera y haberse traido con ellos el trabajo y esfuerzo de innumerables personas. Considerando que no habian bomberos, ni tampoco hidrantes en Monteverde en ese momento, el desastre era inminente. Sin embargo, muy […]

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Culture of peace at Hotel Belmar

Is it possible to cultivate harmonious relationships in the workplace? Conflicts, even those of long standing duration, can be resolved if we are able to maintain a flow of communication in which we are able to get in touch with our needs, to hear the needs of others, and ultimately to realize the interdependence that exists between us […]

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Cultura de Paz en el Hotel Belmar

¿Es posible cultivar relaciones armoniosas en el ámbito laboral? Los conflictos, incluso aquellos de larga duración, se pueden resolver si logramos establecer una comunicación donde somos capaces de ponernos en contacto con nuestras necesidades, escuchar las necesidades del otro, y reconocer la interdependencia que existe entre nosotros y la persona con quien estamos en conflicto. No […]

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Al Mercat en Restaurante Celajes

                   El Restaurante Celajes del Hotel Belmar se enorgullece en recibir al chef invitado Jose Pablo González de Al Mercat, San José Costa Rica, para una colaboración muy especial. Acompáñenos la noche del 11 de julio para una cena de degustación de cuatro platos con un maridaje […]

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Nubosa, a Stout from the Cloudforest by Roberto Saenz

Nubosa, a Stout from the Cloudforest, is our featured beer at tonight’s Craft Beer Night, every Wednesday at Hotel Belmar I must admit, I am a huge fan of stout beers. This admiration of dark ales started with Guiness, but oh that was only the beggining, because then came my discovery of many more delicious creations […]

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Sandoor Katz Fermentation Workshop in San Jose, Costa Rica

by Chef Jeremiah Bullied Having read ‘Wild Fermentation’ years ago and more recently, ‘The Art of Fermentation’  last year,  I have been familiar with Sandoor Katz, the world’s foremost expert in lacto-fermentation, for some time now.  Imagine my surprise in my first few weeks in Costa Rica when my employer, Pedro Belmar, casually mentions that […]

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Chef Jeremiah Bullied of Hotel Belmar

Jeremiah Bullied, Hotel Belmar’s new chef from Montreal, Canada, has been specializing in farm to table cuisine for over a decade. He brings to Monteverde his experience with casual fine dining, alternative agriculture, and permaculture design.   ”A dish is only as good as the ingredients available to the chef,” says Jeremiah, “and when you have […]

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Restaurante Celajes vision on food – Q&A with Chef Arturo

Arturo –head chef of Restaurante Celajes- creates eclectic combinations of food that honor Costa Rican cuisine but also add strong international influences, especially French. He loves working with the farm-to-table experience because he believes that guaranteeing the freshness of every ingredient contributes enormously to the restaurant’s success. We recently interviewed him on the vision of […]

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