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Turks & Caicos Announces 2022 Caribbean Food & Wine Festival

by Mary Melnick

Sep 21, 2022

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The Caribbean Food & Wine Festival makes its return to Turks & Caicos, Oct. 14–16, for the first time since 2019. Celebrity chefs, winemakers and more come together for three days of delicious cuisine and cocktails at Grace Bay Resort.

 

“We started the Caribbean Food & Wine Festival to engage visitors in the rich culinary heritage of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The festival’s inception also came from our desire to help foster local talent, which is something we proactively pursue at each of the restaurant concepts at Grace Bay Resorts. Now in its 12th year, the festival has successfully increased our culinary prominence on an international level and put Turks and Caicos on the map as an epicurean destination worth traveling for,” said Nikheel Advani, co-chair, Caribbean Food & Wine Festival, and COO and co-founder, Grace Bay Resorts.

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Celebrity chefs and winemakers to look out for include Chef Niven Patel of Mamey in Miami, Florida; Chef Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani in Asheville, North Carolina; and John Legend’s LVE Collection. The EGOT winner partnered with vintner Jean Charles Boisset to introduce a new wine collection produced in Napa Valley.

 

Highlights of the event include:

 

Women of Wine at the Shore Club

The opening event features a celebration of women winemakers, taking place Oct. 14, 1–11:30 p.m. There are only 50 tickets available, so arrange accommodations accordingly.

 

Cigars & Whisky at Rock House

On Oct. 15, 6:30–8 p.m., join master distiller Brendan McCarron for a cigar and whisky mixology session and tasting of the world’s first carbon neutral gin.

 

Four-Course Wine Dinner & Cocktails at Infiniti Restaurant & Raw Bar

Chef Niven Patel curates a multicourse Caribbean-Indian dining experience with wine pairings by John Legend’s LVE Collection at this celebrity hot spot restaurant.

 

For more details and the full lineup, click here.

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