Food and cooking enthusiasts will have the opportunity to savor the Caribbean at a competition lunch, dinner and Taste of the Islands festival during the 2015 Taste of the Caribbean culinary event scheduled for June 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency, Miami.
Presented by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Taste of the Caribbean is an annual event that highlights the art of Caribbean cooking as it brings together top chefs and bartenders from the region to compete for honors in a variety of food and beverage competitions. There are 10 culinary teams registered from Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Suriname and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Attendees can watch as teams go head-to-head in the Caribbean National Teams Culinary Competition Lunch. Taking place on Friday, June 12 from noon – 2 pm, the lunch will include three-course meals paired with wines and prepared by teams from the Bahamas, Barbados, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands and the US Virgin Islands. Tickets are $50 per person.
Caribbean National Teams Culinary Competition Dinner will take place Friday, June 12 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm featuring three-course meals paired with wines prepared by teams from Anguilla, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Suriname and reigning Caribbean Culinary Team of the Year – Puerto Rico. Tickets are $50.00. Tickets for both the lunch and dinner competition events can take advantage of a special combination package price of $85 per person.
Tickets are available for the Taste of the Islands festival on Saturday, June 13, which highlights the culture of the Caribbean through a variety of appetizers and desserts, signature cocktails, and authentic Caribbean music. The Taste of the Islands festival takes place from 6:30 – 9 pm and tickets are $40 per person.
Tickets for the Competition Lunch, Competition Dinner and Taste of the Islands festival for $115 per person.
For tickets and information, 786-476-8623
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