The Journey of Food is all set to start on 21st October, Saturday in Barbados. It will have an intimate dinner in breathtaking locations featuring esteemed guests: Shelina Permallo, Juan Diego Vanegas, Wayne Maynard, Renee Blackman and Mixologist Rohan Hackshaw.
Shelina Permaloo is the winner of 2012 BBC’s Master Chef, and she will be featuring from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Primo Restaurant for $195 BDS.
Colombian Celebrity TV Show Chef Juan Diego Vanegas & Wayne Maynard, Chef of Colony Club, will attend this dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Colony Club for $ 315 BDS.
An intimate dinner featuring Chef Renee Blackman and Mixologist Rohan Hackshaw will take place at 02 Beach Club at Oro Restaurant $325 BDS from 6:00 p.m.
The Journey of Food is a part of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival. This festival is held every year to celebrate the Rum tradition. Rum is a drink made up of local sugar cane and involves 40 % alcohol.
This festival marks the significance of varied and rich cultural heritage and well-renowned rum. At this festival, various local and international chefs come together and prepare delicacies pleasing to all the senses.
This festival will take one on a unique energy filled with music, food, energy and rum and complete fun.
This year, the festival will take place from 19th to 22nd October.
Schedule of the event:
- 19th October: The event will offer the island’s most famous fish fry under the stars at the Oistins Bay Garden to showcase the fusion of Bajan cuisine and culture.
- 20th October: This day will take the citizens on a Rum route for an extraordinary journey filled with rum, music and food.
- 21st October: On this day, the event will offer a premium all-inclusive Rise and Rum breakfast beach party with a dress code of yellow colour.
Also, it will conduct a Bajan Fair with non-stop laughter, music and food for the entire family.
Alcohol-free kid’s zone
Rum shop village
Local foods and many more things to explore.
It will also have a Junior Chef Cook-off Competition for aspiring young chefs to showcase their skills and creativity.
22nd October: The festival will celebrate its great grand finale in the form of Liquid Gold Feast with a black tie as a dress code.
Barbados Food and Rum Festival celebrates the local food, music and their famous rum tradition.