This Aruba Resort Has a New Executive Chef

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The Divi Aruba Phoenix resort has named a new executive chef, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort has tapped Colombian native Jhon Jairo to the role.  “I come from a large family in the Colombia coffee region and I started […]


This Barbados Hotel Has a New Executive Chef

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The venerable Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has tapped a new executive chef.  The West Coast property has named Timothy Palmer to the role, in which he will oversee culinary operations at the property’s three on-site eateries.  A veteran of […]


The Winners of the 2020 CJ Bahamas Travel Awards

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The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony […]


Nigel Spence: A Holiday Brussel Sprouts Recipe


With the holidays upon us once again my thoughts always turn to new and improved recipes for the many dinners to be hosted during the season. Lately I have been on a mission to update side dishes that usually don’t […]

Anguilla’s CuisinArt Resort Has a New Chef

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The CuisinArt Golf Resort and The Reef by CuisinArt resorts in Anguilla have appointed a new executive chef.  The properties have apppointed Juan Bochenski to the role, in which he will oversee the resort complex’s dining program, which includes the […]

Saint Lucia’s Legendary Eatery Just Expanded

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By Alexander Britell It’s arguably the most legendary place to eat in Saint Lucia: Orlando’s, the Soufriere restaurant helmed by one the island’s greatest chefs, Orlando Satchell. And now it’s expanded. Satchell has announced the opening of his second Orlando’s […]


A Caribbean Harissa Recipe

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By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Shifting toward a whole food plant-based diet requires quite a bit of changes in the way one eats and presents quite a challenge in keeping the dishes interesting. Bold flavors along with great eye appeal […]

Ritz Carlton, St Thomas Names New Executive Chef

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has named a new executive chef, the property announced this week. The property has tapped Jose Sanchez as its new executive chef, a role in which Sanchez will oversee the property’s […]

Nigel Spence: A Caribbean Recipe for Bean Stew

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By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor It is quite a challenge to make the move from being a carnivore all of one’s life to suddenly needing to be vegan or vegetarian for health reasons. This usually means that the change is […]


A Must-Visit Food Festival in St Barth

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By Dana Niland CJ 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, […]

Air France Taps Martinique Chef for New Menus

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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 […]

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

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By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


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