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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

British Virgin Islands Annual Food Fete

A one-of-a-kind dining experience island hopping around the BVI . . . 


The second annual BVI Food Fete is a month-long culinary event for couples, families, and friends seeking an uncommon destination.


Photo Credit: Business BVI

Festival Schedule:

TASTE OF TORTOLA - NOV 7, 2015
Location: Newly refurbished Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town - Live performances by popular BVI bands, musicians and DJs. Sample island cuisine from (15) restaurants, along with cocktails and wine from the islands top restaurateurs, chefs and mixologists. 

Events include a Demonstration Kitchen, Fish & Fungi Competition highlighting the national dish of the British Virgin Islands, Mixologist Competition featuring the top bartenders in the BVI, and the Foodie Photo Booth - a new feature where attendees can take photos next to over-sized culinary items. 

Attendees will also be able to cast their vote during the events for awards to be presented throughout the night for best Tortola restaurant, best food, best food booth, and best drink. 

JOST CRAWL - NOV 8, 2015 
This bar crawl takes place on Jost Van Dyke, where each bar is within walking distance of the next.

BAREFOOT GOURMET SOIREE - NOV 14, 2015
Culinary event and fundraiser on the white powder sands of Deadmans Bay at Peter Island Resort & Spa. 


Deadmans Bay Beach

An elegant evening with a five-course menu prepared by local and international chefs

Featured chefs include: New York Chef Kristin Sollenne of the Food Network; Chef Antonio Soriano of Argentina; Chef Bastian Falkenroth of Germany; Chef Todd Howard of Peter Island Resort & Spa; Chef Davide Pugliese of Tortola; Pastry Chef Gorvey Henry of Tortola; and Pastry Chef Erika Dupree Cline based on 


Virgin Gorda - Photo Credit www.britishvirginvillas.com

TASTE OF VIRGIN GORDA - NOV 21, 2015 - NAIL BAY SUGAR RUINS 
Chefs and mixologists will be on hand to feature mouthwatering dishes, fine wine and cocktails from 7 restaurants. 

Two of BVI’s most skilled chefs will battle for the "best chef" in the Chef Cook-Off. The Foodie Photo Booth will also be available. Live entertainment provided by popular BVI jazz musicians. Attendees will be able to cast their vote during the events for awards to be presented throughout the night for Virgin Gorda’s Favourite Restaurant, Best Booth, Best Food, Best Drink, and more. 

ON THE ROCKS BAR CRAWL - NOV 21, 2015 - VIRGIN GORDA  
Participants will be transported in party safari buses to bars around the island.

CULINARY EDUCATION PROGRAM - NOV 22-28, 2015
Visiting chef Roshni Gurnani, Executive Chef and Culinary Chef instructor at the Art Institute of Houston provides her knowledge and expertise to the students studying culinary arts in the BVI. 

Throughout the week, Roshni will provide instruction, workshops, demonstrations, and interactive lessons to familiarise students with the insight needed to navigate their way through the hospitality and culinary industry regionally and globally.



Anegada



ANEGADA LOBSTER CRAWL - NOV 27, 2015  
Participants will be able to barhop along the beach strip.



ANEGADA LOBSTER FESTIVAL - NOV 28-29, 2015
For everyone who loves food, lobster, the Caribbean and dreams of the British Virgin Islands! 

Local chefs will be on hand to prepare, cook, and serve plated sample lobster dishes at 11 participating Anegada restaurants. This is a unique culinary journey and island adventure via safari, scooter or rental car. The scenery is spectacular, and the evening ends wih a sunset party. 

Special ferry ticket prices will be available for purchase for transport on ferries from the USVI, Tortola and Virgin Gorda to Anegada for the events. Also charter yachts will be availabe for booking.

More info at http://bvifoodfete.com/


Happy Travels,
Linda