We all know that Barbados is an extremely beautiful island paradise. It’s also known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean. Wouldn’t it be a fabulous weekend if you could experience both the island and delicious food? BMWK has the perfect solution. Save the dates of Nov. 16-19th! Those are the official dates of the third annual ‘Barbados Food, Wine & Rum Festival.’
The celebration of food, wine and rum kicks off with a beach house welcome party on Friday November 16th from 9p-2a. As the festival weekend continues, guests will enjoy delicious meals by some of the worlds’ most celebrated chefs. Barbados’ own Paul Yellin will share some of his trade secrets, as will the Food Network’s Anne Burrell. BMWK’s favorite celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson will also serve up favorites from his popular Harlem restaurant “˜Red Rooster.’
Put on your favorite apron and get up close and personal cooking lessons from the guest chefs during the exclusive cooking demonstrations (demo tickets are moving fast). Wine lovers will also be able to sample the best from wine country during the festivals wine seminars and pairings.
Other events include rum tasting tours, the Bajan Fiesta (one for adults and kids) and the Bar-B party cruise. The “˜Barbados Food, Wine and Rum Festival’ is a great weekend getaway, couples retreat, anniversary trip or mini vacation.
Get in the spirit by downloading the famous Barbados “˜perfect rum punch’ recipe. Tickets for all events are selling out fast. Buy your event tickets and book your travel now. Fabulous travel packages are also available with hotel rates from the amazing price of $58 per night! For more information download the free iPhone and iPad apps or visit: www.foodwinerum.com and www.visitbarbados.org.
Good eats, beautiful people and a wonderful island destination”...Paradise is waiting.
By The Travelin Diva (Kirstin N. Fuller)
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