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Taste of Barbados Festival 2008

Taste of Barbados Festival 2008 invites the participation of famous chefs and restaurants from around the world to experience West Indian Culture through its cuisine.

As Barbados recognizes the excitement and diversity of the local culinary industry and wants to share this with the rest of the world; the annual Taste of Barbados Festival makes Barbados the unique, culinary, island destination in the tropical world.

‘Taste it your way’ at any of the following events; your taste buds will be eternally grateful.


Schedule of Events for the Taste of Barbados Festival 2008


Friday October 3rd, 2008

General Public Launch of Taste of Barbados Food Festival
Location: Oistins Bay Gardens
Time: 7:00PM


Saturday October 4th, 2008

The Best Big Bajan Barbeque
Location: Pelican Village
Time: 4:00PM to 10:00PM

Celebrity Chef Dinner: Madhur Jaffrey, USA
Location: Apsara Restaurant
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $160.00


Sunday October 5th, 2008

Cook With Your Kids
Location: Ocean Park, Barbados (Event only package. Lunch & Event package available)
Time: 11:30AM to 7:00PM
Price: Adults BDS$30, Kids BDS$10

Celebrity Chef Dinner: Claire Clark & Shaun Hill, UK
Location: The Cliff Restaurant
Time: 7:30PM
Call (246) 432-1922 to reserve


Monday October 6th, 2008

Professional Seminars
Location: Hilton Barbados
Time: 8:30AM
Price: Various

Interactive Cooking Seminar – Bajan Style with Chef Peter Edey
Location: Tamarind Cove
Time: 10:00AM
Price: BDS $95

Cocktail Pairing Dinner with Chef Scott Popovic, USA and Mixologist Chesterfield Browne, BDS
Location: L’Azure at The Crane
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $175


Tuesday October 7th, 2008

Taste the Sweeter Side of Barbados Sugar Tour
Location: Island wide
Time: 9:00AM
Price: BDS $90
To book call (246) 426-4474

Celebrity Chef Dinner: John Williams, UK
Location: Cobblers Cove
Time: 7:30PM
By invitation only

Celebrity Chef Dinner: Eoghain O’Neill Raffles Resort, Canouan Island
Location: The Restaurant at Southsea
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $150


Wednesday October 8th, 2008

18th Century Feast at George Washington House
Location: George Washington House
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $175

Celebrity Chef Dinner: Jason Inniss – Amuse Bouche, Canada
Location: The Grille at Hilton
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $130


Thursday October 9th, 2008

An Audience with a Master Blender & Cooking with Rum
Location: Mount Gay Visitors Centre
Time: 10:00AM
Price: BDS $125

Gourmet Taste at Holders
Location: Holders House, St. James
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $150

Celebrity Chef Dinner: Orlando Satchell, St Lucia
Location: Mango’s by the Sea
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $130


Friday October 10th, 2008

Village Doctor Seminar with Live Food Chef Chantel Selman
Location: Flower Forest
Time: 10:00AM
Price: BDS $100

Safari Rum Shop Tour
Location: Island wide
Time: 10:00AM
Price: BDS $125
To book call (246) 429-5337 Must be 18 yrs or older to participate

Guilty Pleasures Featuring Pastry Chef Warren Brown, USA
Location: Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $115

Special Oistins Promotion
Location: Oistins
Time: 7:30Pm


Saturday October 11th, 2008

Dining By Design
Location: Lion Castle Polo Club
Time: 7:00PM
Price: BDS $400
You MUST be seated for Dinner by 8.00PM

Celebrity Chef Dinner: Debra Sardinha-Metivier, Trinidad
Location: The Boucan at Savannah
Time: 7:30PM
Price: BDS $130

Mount Gay Rum is the official rum of the Taste of Barbados Festival 2008.

For more information visit http://www.tasteofbarbados.com/ or contact the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association at (246) 426-5041, Fax: (246) 429-2845 or E-mail: [email protected]