If you're planning to visit the Turks and Caicos this November you're in for a wonderful treat.
From November 5th to 8th, the island of Providenciales is host to the annual Turks and Caicos Culinary Festival.
This annual 3-day festival for foodies in Providenciales features celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers, Iron Chef stars and more!
It kicks off with a welcome Dinner and 5-course meal on November 5th.
After that, festival-goers travel all over Providenciales on a “Gourmet Safari” culinary adventure.
The festival wound up on the third day with a Island Food Fair and Food & Wine tasting event for both kids and adults.
Notable celebrity chef Chris LeFevre helped craft the 3-day festival.
Other notable participants included Leah Cohen, Hans Peter Haider, as well as vintners from Benzinger Family Winery
Weingut Salzl Seewinkelhof
Duck Pond Cellars
Desert Wind Winery
A high point of the festival is that it gives guests and locals the opportunity to meet the festival’s’ incredible female chefs while learning about new wines in a fun and casual atmosphere.
For more info visit www.caribbeanfoodandwinefestivaltci.com
Schedule of Events
Thursday, November 5
Welcome Dinner – Seven Restaurant
The kick-off dinner for the weekend-long events, features exceptional creations by headlining Chef Alex Guarnaschelli.
Friday, November 6
Women of Wine Luncheon – Fire & Ice Restaurant, Blue Haven
This event caters to the adage “it’s 5 o’clock somewhere” by offering an extended lunch break in a relaxed environment for women who love wine.
Gourmet Safari – progressive dinner
Grace Bay Club – innovative cocktails
Coyaba – appetizer course
Seven Stars and The Regent Palms – dinner
Gansevoort – dessert
This interactive ‘dine around’ gives festival guests an opportunity to discover the Island’s incredible restaurants. Now in its ninth year, the Gourmet Safari was the original event that served as a catalyst for the festival and continues to be a guest favorite today.
Saturday, November 7
Food & Wine Pairing – West Bay Club (by Grace Bay Resorts)
Intimate food and wine pairing seminars highlighting meat, seafood, cheese and dessert with tasting rooms showcasing the guest chefs and winemakers with support from the aspiring local talent of the ‘Lit’l Chefs’ mentor program.
Island Street Food Fair
A fun, family-friendly event featuring local entertainment that showcases island restaurants’ expert grilling & barbeque techniques for the enjoyment of locals and tourists alike.
Dinner under with the Stars – Grace Bay Beach
Headlining Chef Justin Quek pairs his signature recipes with the winemakers’ rarest vintages for a lavish dinner experience, allowing guests toGuest Chefs
Sunday, November 8
Brunch – Amanyara
Hosted by Chef Kyle Bailey, this brunch marks the conclusion of the festival events by showcasing an immaculate spread certain to leave guests craving a taste for more.