Mango Madness Festival at Anse Chastanet Resort
June 24 - 28, 2016
Photo Credits: Anse Chastanet
Did you know that there are more than 24 different kind of mangoes growing in St Lucia? And they all will be ripe to eat in June!
Anse Chastanet - One of the most spectacular beach resorts in St Lucia
Mixologists will show how to make the perfect Mango Martini, Mango Mojito and Mango Daiquiri, and more.
The festival highlight is the "Night of 1000 Mangos" dinner at the Treehouse Restaurant with a spectacular five-course dinner matched with wines.
Mango Madness extends to the resort's Spa
Guests can experience mango body scrubs, wraps and massages. In the Boutique an exotic array of candles, soaps and other mango delights and souvenirs will be available for purchase.
Meet Chef Allen Susser and the entire culinary team personally
Chef Susser is a prestigious James Beard Award winner, and received an honorary Doctorate of Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University.
He is the National Mango Board spokesman, and his published works include New World Cuisine and Cookery, The Great Citrus Book and The Great Mango Book.
Photo Credit: The Black Dress Traveler
Here's a brief view of the festival schedule - details at site link below
Friday, June 24th
Mango Cocktail Party at the Piti Piton Bar
Saturday, June 25th
Tour of Nick Troubetzkoy’s Emerald Gardens with Chef Allen Susser
Night of 1000 Mangoes at The Treehouse Restaurant
Sunday, June 26th
Mango Mixology Class
Monday, June 27th
Mango Chutney Workshop
Lunch on our Private Beach at Jungle Grill at Anse Mamin
Tour the Plantation at Anse Mamin
The Anse Mamin plantation was originally a sugar cane plantation in the 18th century, until changing hands turned towards Cocoa plants. Cocoa plants are still numerous on the grounds, and you will also find turmeric, cashews, tamarind, mango, avocado, oranges, tangerines, guavas, papaya, coconut, breadfruit, yams and sweet potatoes.
Tuesday, June 28th
“Jump Up” Mango Greeting Beach Bar Cocktail Party
Get full details on the Mango Madness Fest, and other upcoming events available at Anse Chastanet site