2016 Nature Island Food & Drink Festival kicks off and runs in Dominica on 23rd, 28th and 29th April
The Nature Island Food & Drink Festival is scheduled for April 23rd, 28th & 29th this year and is geared at presenting and promoting culinary excellence and passion in Dominica.
According to a release, this years’ Festival takes major strides in that direction through a number of key developments and support from prestigious institutions and industry colleagues.
Island Chef Culinary Competitions and headline Cook-Off & Mix-Off, one of the signature events of the festival, will take place on April 29th April at the Anchorage Hotel and International and regional chefs are expected to serve as judges.
The release says this year's competitors can expect to win life-changing prizes as the Festival has secured support from the multiple Award winning CuisineArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla through a prize of a 2-week internship in November during the 2nd annual Epicurea Golf Event.
Another 2-week internship has been secured from one of the Caribbean’s Top 5 Luxury Lifestyle resorts, the Curtain Bluff in Antigua while The renowned Coco Palms Resort & Spa in St. Lucia has sponsored this year’s Mixologist Lecturer and Judge and committed a one-week internship for the Island Mixologist 2016 Champ.
As a special Category this year the Judges will select the Judges’ most promising Chef, who will win a Culinary Course at Chef Eddy’s Caribbean Cuisine Culinary Institute in Barbados.
Other activities to take place during the festival are: The Kids Farm to Table Experience and the Nature Island Ital Food & Bush Rum Fest featuring a Belfast Estate Rumology Mix-Off & Anchorage Ital Buffet.
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