The Barbados Food and Rum Festival 2019

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.

Festival Chefs

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MixologistS

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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.
Bigger and Better in 2019!  Enjoy an islandwide selection of dinning options this year

Gourment Safari Dinner Series

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Learn the History of the World’s Oldest Rum

Learn the History of the World’s Oldest Rum

Mount Gay Rum of Barbados tells the story of the world’s oldest and finest rum.
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Best street food in Barbados

Best street food in Barbados

The proliferation of eateries, which run the gamut from fine dining restaurants and fast food establishments to assorted “holes in the wall,” and street food vendors, testify to the variety of edible offerings to be had on the island.  
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A-Z - Fine Dining and Zagat Rated hot spots in Barbados

A-Z - Fine Dining and Zagat Rated hot spots in Barbados

The “culinary capital of the Caribbean,” Barbados is especially appealing to a vast array of foodies, who have learned that eating, dining and phenomenal feasting alone is sufficient reason to visit Barbados!  
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Land of Flying Fish

Land of Flying Fish

Barbados is known as the land of the Flying Fish. These foot-long fish, which “fly” over the water for up to 200ft, are found in other waters but Bajans have refined the skill of de-boning them.
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