DJ Chuckie, Wilmer Valderrama, Playmate Amanda Cerny and Top Dutch Chefs Join Forces to Celebrate Renaissance Hotels’ Global Day of Discovery in Aruba

Oranjestad, Aruba (June 12, 2014) – Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino is gearing up for an artfully-crafted culinary experience and a night of the hottest beats in the Dutch Caribbean as part of Renaissance Hotels’ third annual Global Day of Discovery on Wednesday, June 25. The event was created to encourage guests to discover unforgettable moments at Renaissance Hotels and the destinations where they are located. This year, it will also be occasion to celebrate the 36th birthday of DJ Chuckie who has partnered with Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino for a number of high profile events to support Aruba’s music scene and the local community. 

The festivities will begin with a cocktail reception followed by a lavish, internationally inspired six-course dinner and wine pairing experience created by the Amsterdam-based culinary powerhouse of Chef Onno Kokmeijer from the two Michelin star Ciel Blue at Hotel Okura, and Chef Dennis Huwae of the one Michelin star &samhoud places, along with Renaissance Aruba resort’s culinary team. Local talent Tsunami and Hiljanne Croes will provide entertainment.

During dinner, actor Wilmer Valderrama of That 70’s Show and Playboy Playmate Amanda Cerny will host an art auction to support Chuckie’s Play Foundation, which was founded to bring young people closer to their love of music by helping them reach their goals in the creative arts. The night heats up when Nutzbeatz and Karixon hit the turntables for DJ Chuckie’s late night birthday bash hosted by MC Roga. 

All events will be held in the Renaissance Aruba Convention Center on the following schedule: 

7:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception

8:00 p.m. – Dinner and Auction with Wilmer Valderrama and Amanda Cerny

10:30 p.m. – 3 a.m. – DJ Chuckie’s Birthday Bash hosted by MC Roga

Tables for 10 are available for $2,500, which includes exclusive access to all of the evening’s events. Additionally, the first 300 electronic music lovers who purchase a ticket to this year’s Electric Fest, set for September 3 – 7, will receive an exclusive invitation to attend DJ Chuckie’s Birthday Bash.  

To purchase tickets, e-mail or call (297) 523-6182. 

About Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino 
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is comprised of the adult-exclusive Marina Hotel and family-friendly Ocean Suites. The resort is the only property on Aruba to operate its own private island, a 40-acre atoll that is exclusive to guests and serviced by complimentary water taxi. Tropical retreat meets urban chic as the resort encompasses upscale shopping, 15 restaurants, two casinos, the 3,500 square-foot Okeanos Spa and a six-theatre cinema. Oranjestad’s hip night life options are within walking distance. The Renaissance Convention Center is Aruba's largest meeting facility.  For more information or reservations, visit

About Renaissance Hotels

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