Barbados is often referred to as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. The Barbados Food and Rum 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.
At this years' Barbados Food and Rum Festival experience a sophisticated, high-quality and upscale celebration of gastronomic art, featuring acclaimed international & local world class chefs, rum experts and mixologists.
The 8th edition of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival will be held from November 16th – 19th 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 17th; the Saturday afternoon Polo Rum Spirits, and canapes; the fine dining events on Saturday night which pair international chefs with local top chefs; on Sunday the festival climaxes with a Beach Party at the Hilton Resort Barbados along with a final fine dinning dinner at the Tides Restuarant featuring UK Master Chef - Chef Tom Aikens.
As the Festivals approaches its 7th year take a look back at what makes the Food and Rum Festival one of the best food festivals in the world.