Not your average cook-out . . . but I admit that it was the combination of ‘Anthony Bourdain’ and ‘the Caribbean’ that caught my eye (and stomach). The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman will host the ninth annual Cayman Cookout January 12-15, 2017, “when the luxury resort becomes the culinary epicenter of the Caribbean for four captivating days.” [Photo above (Travel Channel) from Eater.com]
One of the world’s most treasured celebrations of food and wine, Cayman Cookout welcomes an elite roster of talented chefs, wine and spirit experts and culinary influencers each year. The exclusive, interactive weekend features cooking demonstrations, tastings, tours, dinners, pairings and unique epicurean experiences — all presented in a relaxed Caribbean setting of fun, friendship and barefoot elegance. The annual gathering is set amidst the Cayman Islands’ magnificent Seven Mile Beach and is hosted in partnership with Cayman Islands Department of Tourism and Time Inc.’s FOOD & WINE.
Originally created by esteemed Chef Eric –Ripert – seafood master and co-owner of Le Bernardin in New York City and Blue by Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman – Cayman Cookout 2017 will bring together Chef Ripert and special guests Anthony Bourdain, José Andrés, Emeril Lagasse, Christina Tosi, Terrance Brennan, Daniel Humm, Tim Love and Roland Passot, along with famed mixologists Charles Joly and Bob Peters. [. . .]
Also see http://www.travelchannel.com/shows/anthony-bourdain/episodes/caribbean-island-hopping and our previous post https://repeatingislands.com/2014/11/15/anthony-bourdain-explores-jamaican-foods-on-cnn-sunday/