meet our chefs

our signature

pureocean restaurants are the epitome of Caribbean beachside dining. As the signature brand of restaurants at Divi Resorts, the vacation experts of the Caribbean, pureocean promises and delivers culinary excellence and stunning Caribbean ambiance — as well as sweeping, unforgettable views.

regional executive chef

Matthew P. Boland, Regional Executive Chef for Divi Resorts, is an
award-winning culinary professional with over 25 years of diverse experience. Chef Boland specializes in creating delectable dishes utilizing fresh and wholesome ingredients, sourcing locally whenever possible.

Executive chef


Executive Chef

Anthony De Palm

Native to Aruba, Chef Anthony has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel culinary world. He attended culinary school in the Netherlands and now helps train new chefs at the EPI School in Aruba.

Executive chef


Executive Chef

Henderson Butcher

Chef Henderson brought home the Gold Medal for the Barbados National Team at the 2015 Taste of the Caribbean competition. He enjoys creating new twists on traditional Bajan meals.

Executive chef


Executive Chef

Antonio Bruni

A native of Tuscany, Italy, Chef Antonio has held chef roles in Italy, London and Bonaire, and has worked in restaurant development and management. His specialty is simple, fresh, yet bold flavors.

Executive chef

st. Maarten

Executive Chef

Iwan Hokahin

Born and raised in St. Maarten, Chef Iwan received his culinary training in the Netherlands and Italy. He has plied his craft in fine dining and corporate settings in Washington, D.C. and St. Maarten.

divi impact

Across the Caribbean, Divi Resorts is making an impact on the islands they call home, one good deed at a time, through our company-wide Divi Cares initiative. We care for our island communities with a range of programs that include purchasing produce from local farmers and teaching school-aged children the benefits of nutrition.

Our menu features fresh ingredients that change with the seasons. All menu items listed are subject to change.

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