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Peter Island Resort & Spa Announces Dates For Its Annual Caribbean Food Festival November 10 - 12, 2017


Top Chefs and Mixologists Gather for a Weekend of Food, Fun & Culinary Competition as Part of the BVI Food Fete Month of November in the British Virgin Islands.

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2017

Peter Island Resort & Spa is delighted to announce that its annual Caribbean Food Festival will take place November 10-12, 2017 in partnership with the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and the BVI Food Fete month of November. This annual event brings together top chefs and mixologists for a weekend of delicious food, fun and culinary competition to raise funds to support the further education of the BVI's culinary professionals.

The 2017 line-up of participating chefs and mixologists includes:

  •     Chef Erika Cline of Bleu Chocolat, BVI
  •     Chef Ron Duprat of Haiti
  •     Chef Alex Ewald of La Tapa on St. John, USVI
  •     Chef Josef Huber of Elisabeth Park, Austria
  •     Mixologist Abigail Gullo of Compere Lapin, New Orleans
  •     Mixologist Manisha Lopez, La Ysla, Puerto Rico
  •     Mixologist Penelope Roussetzki of Puerto Rico

"We look forward to the resort's 2nd annual Peter Island Caribbean Food Festival and are delighted to be collaborating with the BVI Tourist Board to promote this festival as part of BVI Food Fete month," states General Manager, Scott Hart. "We've got an incredibly accomplished group of culinary professionals this year and several participants are returning from last year. Our goal is to increase our contribution to the Peter Island Culinary Scholarship Fund year after year to help support the BVI community's culinary talent."

Caribbean Food Festival Calendar of Events & 2-Day Festival Pass
Access to festival events may be purchased on an individual basis or a 2-Day Festival Pass may be purchased for $250 per person for admission to the following events.

Friday, November 10
7:00pm Barefoot Soirée at Deadmans Beach Bar & Grill – Enjoy a Caribbean-crafted welcome beverage, followed by a casual BBQ on the beach. This is an interactive dinner with chefs grilling and presenting at various food stations. The evening tops off with dancing under the stars.
Priced at $118 per person.

Saturday, November 11
12:00pm Chef's Relay Race - Cheer on participating chefs and mixologists as they maneuver through a relay-race course on the beach. Complimentary admission.

4:00pm Caribbean Cocktail Challenge hosted by Abigail Gullo
Join award-winning, celebrity bartender Abigail Gullo, named the USA's 2015 top bartender, to sample top-ranked cocktails and help judges decide which libation reigns supreme.
Priced at $25 per person.

7:00pm Caribbean Tasting Menu Dinner – The evening begins with a crafted welcome beverage, followed by a 7-course tasting menu featuring Caribbean ingredients and cooking techniques. The participating chefs and mixologists will personally prepare and serve this memorable dinner followed by dancing and live entertainment. Priced at $118 per person

Caribbean Food Festival Getaway Package
Guests who wish to take part in the above Caribbean Food Festival activities as a resort guest can book the Caribbean Food Festival Getaway Package available November 10-13, 2017 for 3-nights with rates starting at $2,045 exclusive of 21% tax and service charges. This package includes:

  •     3-nights accommodations at a rate for single or double occupancy in an Ocean View, Ocean View Deluxe or Beach Front Junior Suite
  •     2-Day Festival Pass for admission to events listed above
  •     Welcome bottle of sparkling wine in-room upon arrival
  •     Festival Welcome Kit including a recipe book, a collection of local spices and rubs, festival T-shirt and the 2-Day Festival Pass
  •     Gourmet Picnic for 2 on White Bay or Honeymoon Beach on a day of your choice
  •     Daily Breakfast Buffet
  •     Tortola Airport Transfers

BVI Food Fete Celebrations Rum Package
For guests looking to enjoy a taste of the BVI's Food Fete celebrations during the region's culinary month of November, Peter Island Resort is offering the following BVI Food Fete Celebrations Rum Package with rates starting at $2,200 for 5 nights exclusive of 21% tax and service charges.

  •     20% off an Ocean View Room or Ocean View Deluxe room for 2 people for 5 nights
  •     Welcome bottle of Rum & Mixers
  •     Daily Breakfast Buffet
  •     Private Rum Appreciation & Cocktail Class with Peter Island's rum expert including mixology instruction for making the perfect BVI Painkiller, Pina Colada and Peter Island Passion cocktail
  •     Now available for booking for stays between November 1 – 30, 2017.

For reservations or more information about Peter Island Resort & Spa's Caribbean Food Festival, packages or reservations, please call the resort's reservations team at 1.800.346.4451 or 616.458.6767, or email reservations(at)peterisland(dot)net. Information about the Caribbean Food Festival can also be found on the resort's website at

About Peter Island Resort & Spa
Peter Island Resort & Spa is an idyllic private island hideaway known to yachtsmen and sailors for over 30 years. The island offers 1,800 unspoiled acres with 5 pristine beaches, 3 residential-style luxury villas, Beachfront Junior Suites just steps from the sea, and charming Ocean View and Ocean View Deluxe rooms. Home to one of the Caribbean's most spectacular spas, the 10,000 square foot oasis has a staff of talented therapists who take pampering to an entirely new level. The island's wide variety of land and sea activities include private diving and snorkeling excursions, sea kayaking, windsurfing, tennis, sailing, deep sea fishing, and hikes to the island's scenic Sunset Loop. Located in the British Virgin Islands, Peter Island is a treasured secret among sophisticated travelers seeking the luxury of a private island and the Caribbean as it's meant to be.

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