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st barth food festival

A Must-Visit Food Festival in St Barth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The sixth annual St Barth Gourmet Festival has announced the eight featured guest chefs for this year’s event. The guest chefs attending the festival include Chef Arnaud Faye, Relais & Châteaux La Chèvre d’Or; Chef Eric Bouchenoire, Joel …

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Air France Taps Martinique Chef for New Menus

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France is adding a taste of the French Caribbean to its menus. The French carrier has tapped Martinique-born star chef Marcel Ravin to add new “signature” dishes its business and economy menus. Ravin’s culinary …

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Puerto Rico’s St Regis Bahia Beach Has a New Chef

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico has appointed Javier Arango Salazar as its new Executive Chef. Chef Arango will oversee the culinary direction for the resort, including Paros, its signature Greek fine dining …

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grenada resort chef

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada’s Mount Cinnamon Resort and Beach Club has appointed Cristian Bassi A. [sic] as the resort’s Executive Chef. Originally from Italy, Chef Bassi brings over two decades of culinary experience from kitchens around the world, including …

miami caribbean cook off

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Some of the Caribbean leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean event. The big Caribbean cook-off will take place June 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. …

bvi resort chef

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ top private-island resorts has named a new executive chef. The luxe Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina has tapped Chloe St-Cyr as its new lead chef. “We’re so pleased …

caribbean new eateries

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new …

nevis food festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing food festivals is back again this summer. The Nevis Mango & Food Festival, now in its fifth year, is set for July 4-7 with a focus on the island’s growing …

caribbean beachy salad

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Finally, a breath of fresh air coupled with new beginnings, signifying another season of Spring. With renewed energy and vigor, we start to clear out the old and refresh with the new – usually reserved for …

bonaire caribbean food

 By Alexander Britell THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle. It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three …

emeril carnival

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse is planning to open his first-ever seagoing restaurant, with plans to debut on a Carnival ship in the summer of 2020. Located in the heart of the “French Quarter” of Carnival’s …

caribbean stuffed plantain

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Many years ago, back in Culinary school, I can never forget this particularly hardcore instructor who trained me in fish fabrication and cooking. Every day upon arrival at 6am for class, he would add just a …

grenada secret harbour

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Secret Harbour boutique hotel in Grenada has completed a major renovation project. The project included a renovation to the hotel’s 20 cottages aimed at promoting a more “chic and modern design,” according to the …

st croix stridiron

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the debut of his already-acclaimed eatery Braata, St Croix Chef Digby Stridiron has announced the opening of another new restaurant: Ama at Cane Bay. The new restaurant, which is set at the former …

caribbean travel awards

 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

bequia chef

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Bequia’s top hotels has named a new executive chef. The Bequia Beach Hotel has appointed Swedish Chef Nils-Bertil Hansson to the role, in which he will oversee the signature eatery Bagatelle. Hansson, known …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the region’s most popular food festivals is fast approaching. And while this year’s Barbados Food and Rum Festival will have all of the culinary and rum-filled features travelers have come to expect, it’s making …

dominica caribbean tourism fort young

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for a new culinary getaway in the Caribbean? Roseau, Dominica’s Fort Young Hotel is welcoming a special guest executive chef, with Jamaica’s Kevin Broderick coming to the hotel to host two special epicurean experiences. …