Business View Caribbean | Volume 9, Issue 1

7 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 9, ISSUE 1 Costa Rican astronomy expert JJ Fonseca Anchia is the charismatic new guide for an out-of-this-world culinary and stargazing experience G astronomy meets astronomy in “Taste of the Stars,” the world-renowned dining experience at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo , combining a six- course tasting menu with a guided stargazing session. The concept began at Four Seasons in 2014 and has since been copied around the globe. Making the night more fascinating than ever is the Resort’s resident astronomy expert, Juan Jose (JJ) Fonseca Anchia. Born in the small Costa Rican city of Alejuela, JJ is in his late 20s and INTRODUCING THE NEW STAR OF “TASTE OF THE STARS” AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT COSTA RICA AT PENINSULA PAPAGAYO works as a nature and activities guide for the Resort. He’s an especially popular leader for such activities as paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkelling, hiking, biking and more. But JJ’s real passion is astronomy. “Since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated by the planets, stars, nebulas and more. I’ve always been curious to understand space and what’s around me, so I’m constantly reading books and articles, watching videos and looking at pictures.” JJ is completely self-taught with an astonishing, encyclopaedic knowledge. Beyond his expertise, he is charming and he can completely captivate a crowd. With modesty, he says, “I love to share everything I’ve learned with our Four Seasons guests.” OPENING L INES