Sponsors, restaurants join in bringing out the best
Culinary Month 2011 is going to be an absolute riot of flavours. January sees the best and brightest chefs, restaurants, foodies, wine buffs, rum experts and gastronauts come together to celebrate the island’s epicurean magic.
Of course, any celebration of food must include a focus on the restaurants and sponsors who come together to make it happen; check out Vicki Wheaton’s adventures through the culinary hot spots of Cayman during our extensive coverage throughout December and January.
Be sure to check out the Caymanian Compass, Weekender and online at compasscayman.com for updates and tasty tidbits.
Key to Cayman
Key to Cayman magazine is proud to be sponsoring Culinary Month in January, with Cayman Financial Review sponsoring the Cayman cookout at the Ritz-Carlton and the Caymanian Compass sponsoring Taste of Cayman at Camana Bay.
“It is sure to be a month filled with culinary delights for the locals and visitors of Cayman. There is something to enjoy for everyone this January and the events will be a credit to the Cayman Islands’ culinary talents,” said Cayman Free Press marketing supervisor Anne Mason.
The Cayman Islands has a number of well-established restaurants and from this year alone, many new restaurant have opened, continued Ms Mason.
“It really has a diverse selection of international and local cuisine for such a small island, and this is something to be very proud of and celebrated in Culinary Month.
“From a personal point of view, I can say that I love the steaks at Copper Falls, the pizzas at La Dolce Vita, the great atmosphere and fun environment of Casanova’s, the sushi at Yoshi’s, the Latin food at Chuzzo’s and Luz and the Caribbean food at Wellie’s.
“Not forgetting the chips and curry sauce at Fidel’s!”
DMS operates four radio stations: 96.5 CAYROCK, HOT 104.1, 106.1 KISS FM, and X107.1, said broadcasting market manager Dan Charleston.
“dms Broadcasting strives to provide the people of the Cayman Islands with the absolute best choices for music, entertainment and news, and to provide advertisers with a wide breadth of effective marketing solutions on world-class radio stations.” He added that they are proud to be a sponsor of the world-class food and wine event and to use their voice to further promote and expand awareness about the dining experience offerings of the Cayman Islands.
“We recognise the importance of Culinary Month to further enhance Cayman as a culinary destination for tourists, and we are delighted to work in collaboration to promote the diverse and sophisticated culinary options we have right on our doorstep.
“While I have heard much about this event, this is my first year on the island to actually experience it firsthand, and I am very much looking forward to the wide selection of international cuisine treats. What also appeals to me is the opportunity to actually learn through the many demonstrations how to cook up such indulgences in the kitchen,” said Mr. Charleston.
He added that he is personally experimenting with local dishes, deciphering his own favourites along the way. So far, he said, he loves the jerk chicken, curried goat, and conch soup and he remains open to other dishes that come his way during this month-long celebration of culinary excellence.
“Cayman boasts an endless selection of restaurant styles and cuisines options, featuring diverse menus and something to satisfy every taste bud. We recognise that dining is a very important attracting feature for Cayman as a tourist destination, and Culinary Month is instrumental in keeping residents and visitors alike in the know about all the island has to offer.”