Chef Rob’s Has New Hopkins Location at Parrot Cove

After two years at their old location in Hopkins Village, Chef Rob has moved ‘Chef Rob’s Gourmet Cafe’ one mile south to Parrot Cove, one of the mostbeautiful beach locations in Belize.

With months of renovation of this petit resort completed, Parrot Cove Lodge in Hopkins in now open and so is the new “Chef Rob’s Gourmet Cafe on the Beach”. The new restaurant offers the same gourmet cuisine and friendly service – but also offers a good night sleep in one of the newly renovated rooms.

“Every day we get a fresh supply of seafood, vegetables and other products, which are the starting point of the culinary delights which make it to our menu, ‘” said Chef Rob. “The freshest supplies combined with a wealth of experience in European, Oriental, Mediterranean, New world and Caribbean cooking techniques guarantee an explosion of delicious flavors on every plate.”

Chef Rob is a true chef in a small village where the drums of the Caribbean people resonate from a distance…sometimes even from within the restaurant so that visitors can enjoy excellent food while they experince the intangible heritage of the Garifuna people.

Chef Rob’s Gourmet Cafe at Parrot Cove Lodge is open every day except Sunday evenings.

In addition, there is good news for the guests at the old house location in Hopkins Village. Chef Rob is now operating ‘Love on the Rocks’ a hot rock grill restaurant there. It is a unique and healthy dining concept that will surely will create some waves.
Love on the Rocks is open 5.00 till 9.00 p.m onThursday’s thru Tuesday’s.

For reservations or information for either location phone: 670 0445 or 523 7225.

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Come to Belize Please!


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Chef Rob Pronk: Belize’s Chef of Chefs


Belize has been home for Chef Rob, and his wife Corrie, for the past twelve years. Before opening his restaurant in the small seaside town of Hopkins, he worked in Belize City for at the Radisson Fort George Hotel as Executive Chef and at The Lodge at Chaa Creek in Cayo, where he was Food and Beverage Manager. He also starred in the country’s first culinary television show and establishing the country’s chief culinary competition: A Taste of Belize.
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Jaguar Reef’s Bartender King: Making it for the Ladies


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