taste of the caribbean

Like Fine Wine, St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Gets Better With Time

Q the Cruzan Foodie - May 8, 2017
2017 2017 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience

The 2017 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience (STXFWE) did the unthinkable: it surpassed expectations of each and every attendee who had the opportunity to experience one (or all) of the events of this year’s culinary wine and spirits festival! The annual benefit for the St. Croix Foundation for Community Development took place from April 7-10, 2017 and featured an event lineup bursting with the …

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Cultivating St. Croix, Enhanced by A Taste

Q the Cruzan Foodie - April 21, 2015
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“Remember the past but look forward to the future” were the words spoken by St. Croix Food & Wine Experience committee member, Jane Watkins. This statement emphasizes the way A Taste of St. Croix – A Food & Wine Event continues to cultivate St. Croix. With 2000 guests, 100 volunteers and 52 participants that ranged from restaurants to local caterers and beloved confectioners, this year’s …

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Taste of the Caribbean Recap – USVI National Culinary Team Brings Home the Gold

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 28, 2014
USVI Team With Gold Medals for Caribbean National Team

When most people think about Caribbean cuisine, the phrases “fine food” or “gourmet dining” rarely comes to mind. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition takes that old adage and flips it squarely on its head. The 2014 Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition took place June 30th – July 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami, FL and …

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2014 USVI National Culinary Team: Danika Joseph

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 27, 2014
Danika Joseph

Meet 22-year-old Danika Joseph, Junior Chef on this year’s USVI National Culinary Team participating in the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition in Miami, FL this weekend! With no formal training, this young lady has come quite a way in proving that becoming a chef is possible through hard work, dedication, great mentors & one-of-a-kind opportunities. Five years of experience …

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2014 Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 25, 2014

There’s no better way to experience the culinary greatness of the Caribbean than the 2014 Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition taking place June 30th – July 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami, FL sponsored by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA). Over 10 teams from the Caribbean will compete in a hot food/culinary team competition, bartending competition and a pastry competition …

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