The 9th edition of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival will be held from Thursday, 18th October – Sunday, 21st October 2018. The lineup includes; the Festival Opening at the Oistins Bay Gardens; The Signature Rum Event at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, with food and rum samples on the Friday ; followed by the Dine Around event on Saturday night which offers a wide selection of local restaurants hosted by the best of our local chefs. The festival climaxes on Sunday with an afternoon at polo paired with rum cocktails and canapes.
UK Celebrity Chef Tom Aikens joins us at this year's festival
CHEF TOM AIKENS DISCOVERS BAJAN FOOD AND CULTURE
Tom Aikens is one of the UK’s most acclaimed & inspirational British chefs, owing to his innovative style creative interpretation of modern French cuisine . His remarkable career took him to Pierre Koffman’s La Tante Claire in Chelsea, and then Pied à Terre in Charlotte Street, under Richard Neat. After spells in Paris, with Jöel Robuchon, and in Reims with Gerard Boyer, Tom returned to Pied à Terre as Head Chef. There, at 26, he became the youngest British chef ever to be awarded two Michelin stars. Tom is a keen charity supporter and Tom has had various TV appearances, including stints on Saturday Kitchen, Market Kitchen, The Wright Stuff, Iron Chef and Great British Menu.