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Cayman Cookout 2021 promising start for the tourism industry

Cayman foodies enjoyed the 13th annual Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton this weekend. One of the most prominent culinary events in the Caribbean, it had...

Cayman Cookout weekend to highlight local cuisine

One of the most anticipated culinary festivals on the annual calendar, Cayman Cookout, is celebrating all things local in 2021. Featured events usually include presentations...

Cayman Cookout proceeds benefit Cancer Society

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society this week received cheques totalling more than $17,000 from proceeds of the Cayman Cookout, which was held at The Ritz-Carlton in January.

Cayman Cookout proves a breeze

Despite the unexpected absence of host, chef Eric Ripert, Cayman Cookout 2020 displayed no lack of attendance at events, nor muted enthusiasm among guests.

Cayman Cookout is back!

It’s hard to believe that Cayman Cookout, the premier celebrity culinary festival of the Cayman Islands, is celebrating 12 years in 2020. Hosted by...

Cayman Cookout 2020 chefs revealed

Foodies eagerly awaiting the next Cayman Cookout, to be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, on Jan. 16-19 next year, got an early tidbit on Wednesday when the chef lineup was revealed, live from Le Bernadin restaurant in New York.

Amateur chefs prove equally good

Cayman’s Zoe Wall made her first venture into competitive cooking and came away a champion on Sunday at Cayman Cookout’s Bon Vivant Amateur Chef Competition Brunch.

Editorial – Cayman’s ‘recipe’ for success with culinary events

The show went on over the weekend, as epicures flocked to break bread with some of the world’s best chefs at the peerless Cayman Cookout.

Cayman Cookout fills bellies with mirth

The beach haven of Grand Cayman was transformed into the culinary capital of the Caribbean this weekend, when the Cayman Cookout brought a menu of world-class chefs to its shores.

Chef Andrew Zimmern digs into Cayman cuisine and culture

For the man who has made a career out of eating strange, bizarre or downright weird foods, the lineup of Cayman’s culinary flavors on the Great Lawn of The Ritz-Carlton on Friday was a gastronomical delight.

Chef José Andrés reflects on charity work, loss of Bourdain

Chef José Andrés said his World Central Kitchen is serving meals to furloughed government workers in Washington D.C., for the same reason it’s feeding asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico.

BAM! Emeril cooks up a storm at Andiamo

World renowned chef Emeril Lagasse kicked the Cayman Cookout up a notch with a lunch event featuring his famous Cajun and Creole cuisine at Andiamo Thursday.

EDITORIAL – What we’re watching out for in 2019

As a rule, Compass editors are cautious about indulging in the temptation of attempted prognostication. However, there are some issues and themes, classified as “in progress” or “recurring,” that we expect to find ourselves writing about in the coming year.

Get your tickets for Cayman Cookout

It may seem odd to have major culinary events in January, the month when everyone is trying to drop the pounds from the indulgences of the previous weeks. On the other hand, it is a great way to avoid the post-festive season blues.

Cayman Cookout activities announced

The lineup of activities for the 11th Annual Cayman Cookout, Jan. 16-20, has been announced.

Bourdain helped make Cayman region’s ‘culinary capital’

Cayman Islands chefs and hospitality figureheads have paid tribute to Anthony Bourdain for helping to transform the islands into the culinary capital of the Caribbean.

Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Celebrity chef, best-selling author and television host Anthony Bourdain has died at age 61. CNN confirmed his death Friday morning as a suicide.

Anthony Bourdain gets serious at Cayman Cookout

Anthony Bourdain spoke passionately about the power of food to unite people from diverse cultures as he hosted the annual Around the World event, part of the Cayman Cookout weekend.

Cayman Cookout celebrates 10 years

International chefs descended on Cayman once again for the 10th annual Cayman Cookout, marking one of the largest productions of the islandwide festival to date.

Top chefs highlight Cayman Cookout festival

Chef Jose Andres nearly came up empty on a lionfish hunt Thursday morning during one of the early events of this weekend’s Cayman Cookout. He was happy about it.

Cayman Cookout celebrates decade of deliciousness

Better set aside those plans for New Year’s diets and dry January: Cayman Cookout is back. What’s more, this year’s program pulls out all the stops in honor of the event’s 10th anniversary.

‘Only in Cayman’ stocking stuffer ideas

If you are racking your brain, trying to think of gift ideas as stocking stuffers, why not consider tickets to upcoming events in January and February?

Cayman Cookout tickets on sale

It may seem really early to be talking about Cayman Cookout, scheduled for Jan. 11-14, 2018, but the tickets went on sale at the beginning of October and some events are already sold out.

Around the World in 80 Flavors: Highlights of Cayman Cookout

Chefs from home and away brought their ‘A’ game to the ninth annual Cayman Cookout. From Luca’s Austrian-themed blood sausage dish with fried quail’s egg and grated horseradish to Thai beef and papaya salad by Kirk’s Market, a whole world of flavor was unleashed on The Ritz-Carlton’s Great Lawn last Friday.

‘Cookout’ chefs descend on Cayman

Over four days last week, a host of international and local chefs showed off their cooking and entertainment skills at the annual Cayman Cookout.Among the celebrity chefs were Anthony Bourdain, José Andrés, Emeril Lagasse and Eric Ripert.

Emeril Lagasse joins in Cayman Cookout

Anyone who has attended Cayman Cookout in the past will be familiar with many of the events on the schedule. The three amigos – Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain and Jose Andres – are always “on the menu,” to the delight of their hordes of fans.

2016’s social whirlwind

For such a small island, Cayman has an action-packed annual community social calendar. This year was a busy one. From fun runs to music events to glitzy galas, there was something for everyone in 2016. Here’s a roundup of some of the year’s notable events.

World-class chefs to headline 2017 Cayman Cookout

Some of the world’s best known chefs will appear at next year’s Cayman Cookout, organizers announced this week. Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, José Andrés and Emeril Lagasse will headline the ninth annual food festival Jan. 12-15.

The difference of Krug

Even in the decadent world of Champagne, Krug holds a place of mystified awe, where it is truly in a class by itself in terms of its extraordinary craftsmanship.

Sun shines at Jadot wine tasting

The annual Cayman Cookout epicurean festival brings in a legion of visiting food, wine and spirits industry experts from all over the world who offer insights in their areas of expertise, and this year was no exception.

Surprise guest Lionel Richie delights at food gala

Guests at the “Seven to Savour” gala dinner held at Blue by Eric Ripert on Sunday night found they had an unexpected celebrity guest...

Chefs, foodies gather for Cayman Cookout

Epicureans enjoyed four days of cooking demonstrations, lavish meals and festivities with some of the world’s most famous chefs at the annual Cayman Cookout over the past week.

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