Angel Betancourt

Executive Pastry Chef at The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort

Angel Ramirez Betancourt Venezuelan trained in one of the best & most renowned culinary institutes of the world. Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Ottawa Culinary Institute.

Having worked in the best kitchens around the world in cities like Barcelona & A Coruna in Spain, Cancun in Mexico, Montreal, Gatineau & Ottawa in Canada, Caracas in Venezuela & San Salvador & Nassau in The Bahamas. Chef Angel has worked with celebrities chefs or “chef mentors” how he likes to call them. Bruno Oteiza (Biko) Laurent Pages (LCB) Carles Mampel (BuBo) Oriol Balaguer, Jean Georges Vongerichten, Nobu & Pascal Charence, & Sarah Kosikowski (Valrhona corporate chef) are among them.

All those experiences now have transformed into a perfect mix of motivation, perseverance & passion that he applies to each of his unique desserts in the place
He loves The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort where he is the actual Executive Pastry Chef.

Chef Angel is no stranger to publications as he is being featured on websites & Magazines often. From his former school’s brochure & News Papers to famous Magazines like: Dessert Professional Magazine, Inflight Magazine, The Chefs Garden Magazine, Atlantis Magazine, Sapo Magazine,Ticket Haiti, Nassau Guardian, The Punch, CocinayVino Magazine & Gala Magazine.

Recently chef angel was selected along the very best pastry chef from USA to attend to L’ecole Valrhona in France a privilege that is given only to raising stars or celebrated pastry chefs.

As well as getting choose as part of the very selected group of pastry chef in the USA member of the Cercle V since June 2014.

Chef Angel R. Betancourt just conducted a Demo along with Chef Chocolatier Jose Ramon Castillo, Paco Morales from Spain, in Mexicali, Baja California Last Feb 25, 2015
A privilege given to celebrated chef to motive 450 student of the University of Las Americas Vizcaya.

As well as being selected for numerous food festivals as such:

Pastry Lovers Festival, Puerto Rico.
Gout at Saveurs Lakay Festival, Haiti.
Afrikin Fest, Miami, USA
John Besh Fundation, New Orleans, USA
The commissary, San Francisco, USA
One Spoon Tain L`Hermitage, France

Chef Angel Quotes:

“Food is the new love’’

“Eating is one of the biggest pleasure on earth,
Cooking with passion is the very best one”

“Cook every day without ingredients, cook in your head”

Angel Ramirez Betancourt.