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CHIEF Hospitality Conference Returns for Fourth Year

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum is slated for June 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, which puts on the Miami-based conference, says unity and innovation will …

Barbados Takes Taste of the Caribbean Crown

 The Barbados culinary team has taken home the crown as the winner of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami this week. The CHTA event was held this week at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Barbados also took home individual honors …

CHTA to Hold CHIEF, Taste of the Caribbean in June

 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is making a big push this June in Miami. The organization has announced that it will be holding two of its major annual events in Miami, both the Taste of the Caribbean culinary festival …

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 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association hosted its annual Taste of the Caribbean festival this week, bringing together the top culinary teams from around the region. The highlight was the Taste of the Islands consumer event, when the culinary squads …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Knives are being sharpened and recipes tweaked as 12 Caribbean nations’ culinary teams prepare for a food (and beverage) fight in the 2016 installment of Taste of the Caribbean. Scheduled for June 6 to 10 …

 Above: a dish at the BVI table (all photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Deb Marcano doesn’t work in Caribbean tourism. She’s not a hotelier, tour operator, restaurant owner or government official. But the photographer, artist and self-described …

 Above: the Puerto Rican team at the CHTA Taste of the Caribbean competition By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s national culinary team won the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition in Miami last week. …

 THE LATEST edition of Caribbean Cookbook heads to Jamaica and the kitchen of Chef Gian Stewart, Chef de Partie at the Sandals Royal Plantation hotel in Jamaica, a certified Executive Chef who will be competing with the Jamaican team at …

 Barbados Leads Winners at Taste of the Caribbean Competition Above: the Barbados culinary team By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ culinary team took home the award for Caribbean Culinary Team of the Year this weekend at the Taste of the …

 Above: members of the Barbados culinary team (CJ Photo) MIAMI — It’s a cornucopia of colours: green breadfruit, brown cassava, yellow peppers. And the ingredients on this table will decide the best chefs in the Caribbean. Around 50 of the …

 This week’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami will test some of the best chefs in the Caribbean, including a team from growing culinary power Anguilla. That squad will be led by veteran chef Dean Samuel, who began his …

 By Alexander Britell Jamaican cuisine has always featured superb dishes, from jerk to jackfruit, but in recent years, the definition of Jamaican cuisine has begun to change. And Chef Kenrick Stewart is one of a wave of Jamaican chefs looking …

 Above: Carlos Anthonij By Alexander Britell For Carlos Anthonij, the love of food began at a young age. Anthonij, a native of Curacao, drew his passion from following his grandmother, who worked for years as a dishwasher in kitchens across …