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At the Atlantis Casino
In the Dutch Lowlands
Cupecoy, Sint Maarten
phone 011 599 545 2254 | email

Chef/owner Dino Jagtiani claims his first memory is sitting in a grocery cart pushed by his mother, Asha, at the Food Center. By the time he was seven, he had cooked his first meal and knew he wanted to be a chef when he grew up. He started as a busboy at the old Don Carlos and worked his way up to assistant chef at Callaloo. He went to the US to study, becoming the first St. Maarten native to graduate from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America. He followed his studies with a stint at the London Meridien Waldorf before moving back to St Maarten to open his own restaurant at the Caravanserai Resort. The restaurant was swept away by rave reviews and then by Hurricane Lenny. When the Queen of Holland visited the island in 1999 to survey the damage and reconstruction, she chose Dino as her personal chef. He now presents his ever-evolving, award-winning Nouveau Caribbean cuisine at Temptation Restaurant in the Dutch Lowlands. Dino Jagtiani
Lights A sensually awakening experience awaits you in the softly lit dining room. It is fashionable, while being romantic and soothing, just the set of notes that celebrated designer Craig Span wanted to hit. The other notes are supplied by live piano music from the small bar area. Asha, well known as a high-energy people-person, now watches over her son's dining room, making guests feel most welcome.
Dino in red Pianist Asha
Dessert He has a large wine list and are especially proud of his selection of US wines. Check out the menu and wine list for more details, but better yet, find out for yourself: call 011 599 545 2254 from the US or email for a reservation. Temptation is open from 6:30PM until 10:30PM every night. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Table

Atlantis Casino is just past the Mullet Bay golf course in the Lowlands. Note that the entrance to the medical school is just before the entrance to the casino parking lot. The restaurant is located toward the back of the casino complex. You'll see our sign on the main road and in the central courtyard. Valet parking is available.