t the BARBADOS FOOD AND RUM FESTIVAL
, you get a true taste of the island, as celebrity chefs, wine and spirits experts showcase their talents island-wide.
The aim of this Culinary Festival in Barbados is to provide a scintillating paring of the best in food, drinks and entertainment as Barbadians and visitors alike rediscover the exotic flavours which permeate the culinary soul of this island.
Experience exactly why Barbados is a culinary capital of the Caribbean…
FOOD… Watch, learn, and enjoy, as an outstanding line-up of renowned chefs show their skills in intimate and spectacular settings at some of Barbados’ leading hotels and restaurants.
Commanding performances featuring the tantalizing flavors of Barbados’ most celebrated restaurants and chefs awaits you.
RUM… This is key to this festival and is a must do while in Barbados. Explore one of the island’s legendary rum distilleries and learn the history and savor the complexities of the fabled spirit.
As an integral part of the island’s heritage, history, and economy for over 350 years, Bajan rum has gained an international reputation as some of the finest, silkiest rum to be found anywhere.
FESTIVAL… Events at the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival are interactive with tastings, Q&A, and offer opportunities to purchase autographed books.
Spreading across four mouth watering days, this Barbados Culinary Festival celebrates the diversity of the local culinary landscape through fine dining experiences, gourmet evenings, and one-on-ones’ at internationally renowned celebrity chef's tables. The possibilities are endless and the memories equally so.
Barbados Food & Rum Festival
Experience the culinary capital of the Caribbean…
Barbados Food & Rum Festival Events
- Cooking Demonstrations
- Rum tasting
- Rum Shop visits/tours
- Community events
Experience the best in Bajan local cuisine expertly prepared, as you feast your eyes and taste buds.
Duration: (4) Days (weekend)
Click here for Barbados Food & Rum Festival 2017 Calendar, Event Dates, Schedule & Detail...
Barbados is often referred to as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. The Festival has given birth to a series of events, or better yet – culinary and beverage experiences – designed to tantalize the taste buds, while offering a variety of other colourful and flavourful experiences to stimulate the other senses as well.
Experience a sophisticated, high-quality and upscale celebration of gastronomic art, featuring acclaimed international & local world class chefs, rum experts and mixologists
The 7th edition of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival will be held from November 17th – 20th and the lineup includes; the Thursday Festival Opening with the Oistins Bay Gardens Cook Off; The Signature Rum Event with food and rum pairings on Friday November 18th the Saturday afternoon Polo Rum Spirits, and canapes; the Saturday and Sunday dinner series fine dining event which pair international chefs with local top chefs and the Sunday evening grand finale at the famous Hilton Beach where you are invited to put your feet in the sand at the Sunday Beach Cook off and food sampling.
As this year’s event falls in the same month as Barbados’ 50th year as an independent nation, the event is slated to be the best one yet. It is planned that the Food and Rum Festival will anchor a full month of culinary celebration. As the event is followed closely by Independence Day the event culminates a year of celebrating Barbados’ 50th birthday and should be quite a party.
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