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The Caribbean Travel Awards – 2017

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

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Xcaret Opens in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

Nigel Spence: Two New Recipes for Thanksgiving

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As the Thanksgiving Holiday rolls around, with it comes a flurry of activity and excitement as families prepare to master the most important of all meals – the Thanksgiving Feast. Supermarket shelves fully stacked with boxes …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re hungry for a Caribbean vacation (or just plain hungry) you’ll want to know about the Barbados Food & Rum Festival, scheduled for November 16 to 19. Now in its eighth year, the event …

Beach Club by Jose Enrique

 One of Puerto Rico’s leading chefs is expanding what is becoming a budding culinary empire in Puerto Rico. Chef Jose Enrique, known for his eponymous eatery in San Juan’s Santurce neighborhood (make sure you try their Naturola cocktail), is adding …

Christophe Harbour Marina

 St. Kitts’ Christophe Harbour luxury development Christophe Harbour has welcomed Ketut Agustika as Executive Sous Chef of both the Pavilion Beach Club as well as the award-winning beachside bar, SALT Plage. “Now is a momentous time for Christophe Harbour’s culinary …

Hilton Aruba

 The Hilton Aruba has named a new top chef. The 355-room beachfront property has appointed Gerard Coste as its new executive chef. Coste, who arrived in Aruba two decades ago from the South of France, has worked for a number …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bonaire’s Harbour Village Beach Club has named a new chef de cuisine. The beachfront resort has appointed Sebastiaan Vink to the role, in which he will manage all culinary operations for the property and its …

 Chopped win propels Jamaican chef into spotlight By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Move over, Usain Bolt; there’s another Jamaican in the spotlight. This time it’s Kingston-born, New York city-based chef Andre Fowles, who competed on this week’s episode of the Food …

 A Jamaican odyssey By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Every time I find myself in Jamaica, it never fails to amaze me that despite its economic woes, sprinkled with crime and violence, there is a vibe that infects me upon arrival that …

 Aruba’s newest resort is making some new additions. The Hilton Aruba, which debuted at the former Radisson Aruba over the summer, has announced the opening of a new spa and the addition of a new executive chef. The new spa …

 It’s cheesecake, Caribbean style. One of the Caribbean’s top chefs, Jamaica’s Daven Willis, has been kind enough to share his recipe for a rather special island take on cheesecake. Willis, who has trained at some of Jamaica’s top hotels, is …

 Anguilla’s Cap Juluca has a new executive chef, the property announced. Juan Bochenski, a native of Argentina who was raised in Australia, has been appointed as executive chef and director of food and beverage. Bochenski will be highlighting global cooking, …

 Chef Randie Anderson, the executive chef at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, is making history. Anderson is the first-ever Caribbean chef to receive the James Beard Foundation Scholarship to study at the Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism program. The 35-year-old …

 There’s a new chef in Providenciales. Turks and Caicos’ Blue Haven Resort and Marina has named French Chef Laurent Ajas as the new executive chef at its signature Fire & Ice restaurant. Ajas has worked at restaurants around the world, …

 The British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island has a new chef. The private-island property has named Peter Birk its new executive chef. In the role, Birk will direct the culinary team and manage operations at the resort’s four restaurants: Caravela, Tierra! …

 A new top eatery in Mexico City By Dana NilandCJ Contributor J BY JOSÉ ANDRÉS, the latest restaurant by acclaimed chef José Andrés, has opened at W Mexico City. This new dining concept marks the international debut of ThinkFoodGroup, based …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There aren’t many chefs, Caribbean or otherwise, who can say they’ve cooked for astronauts. But Michael Henville can. Cooking at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center is just one rung in a career ladder that has taken …