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Winner Announced: Design the Chef's Garden at the W Retreat & Spa

See the winner of our garden design contest. What features impressed the chef at the Puerto Rican hotel?

After careful consideration, we're pleased to announce the winner of our contest to see who could design the best chef's garden for the W Retreat & Spa in Vieques, Puerto Rico. We had some excellent submissions (which you can see here) and a very hard decision, but there can only be one winner. That winner is Robert Sollie, whose submission includes features like an underground cistern for rainwater and an outdoor demonstration kitchen. "He had me at pizza oven," says chef Dagan Lynn.

Sollie's submission is below (click here for a larger size). He wins a five-night stay at the W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island. Congratulations to him, and thank you to all who submitted.



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