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Breast Cancer Sommelier Standoff raises more than a glass

On Thursday, 20 May, a capacity room of wine lovers and supporters of the Breast Cancer Foundation witnessed a sommelier standoff at Agua Restaurant...

Sommeliers prepare for fundraising competition

On Thursday, 20 May, two well-known local sommeliers will be going bottle-to-bottle against each other to see who emerges victorious. Sergio 'Matador' Serrano is taking...

Yuli Sanchez clinches World Class Cayman Bartender title

While many of us slumbered in our beds, 17 bartenders from all around the Cayman Islands started a journey towards the final of one...

World Class mixologists

If you're a fan of a well-made cocktail, you cannot miss the World Class Cayman Finals competition, happening at The Kimpton Seafire's Beach Deck...

Ombudsman: Jacques Scott victim of ransomware attack last year

A ransomware attack last year on Jacques Scott Group Ltd. affected personal data of 150 people, including employess, shareholders and pension account holders, a statement issued by the Ombudsman on Monday revealed.

Familiar faces win airport concession bids

Cayman’s upgraded airport will feature many of the same shops and restaurants as the old facility, as well as a few new additions.

Airport notifies bid winners of concessions contracts

Successful bidders for concessions facilities at Owen Roberts International Airport were notified Saturday via letters from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority, the Cayman Compass has learned.

Foodies celebrate 30 years of Taste of Cayman

A 5,000-strong crowd gathered on Camana Bay’s Festival Green last Saturday to sample the very best of local produce and culinary creativity.

Taste of Cayman: 30 years strong

Just when we thought our waistlines would have a chance to recover from the festive season, along comes another gastronomic event to tempt us.

Mob of bikers storm police roadblock

A pack of motorcycle riders took over the streets of Grand Cayman Sunday, terrifying motorists and taunting police as they rallied at high speed around the island.

Cayman’s cocktails come of age

With Blue by Eric Ripert set as center stage, mixologists from Jacques Scott provided a taste of Cayman’s incipient cocktail scene on May 11. While Grand Cayman enjoys a world-class food offering, the island has yet to reach its full cocktail potential, argued Jacques Scott brand manager Simon Crompton.

Taste of Cayman winners announced

For the second year in a row, Seven at The Ritz-Carlton won the people’s choice award of Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant at Taste of Cayman, held on the Festival Green, Camana Bay on Jan. 28. For the second year in a row, Seven at The Ritz-Carlton won the people’s choice award of Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant at Taste of Cayman, held on the Festival Green, Camana Bay on Jan. 28.

Pied à Terre wines bring uniqueness and value

When it comes to Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon, two of the most popular wines on the market today, New World wineries typically produce them in very similar styles. The Sauvignon Blancs are usually dominated either by aromas and flavors of passion fruit and grapefruit, or grassy, green pepper flavors.

Summer Cooler Fete is hot night out

It’s time for the soca fete of the summer, being held on Friday in the Jacques Scott Compound off Shedden Road.

Summer wines fit for a queen

Summer does not officially begin until June 20, but the long weekend to celebrate the Queen’s birthday generally signifies the unofficial start of the hottest season here in Cayman.

Many faces of Chardonnay

Mention Chardonnay to someone and you’ll likely get a definitive response: people seem to love it or hate it.

Taste of Cayman winners and sponsors honored

Taste of Cayman’s Best of Competition winners and the event’s major sponsors were recognized by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association at a reception Wednesday afternoon.

Royle rooked royally as Chernin moves on

Jacques Scott’s Ross Chernin nailed a second chance blind wine tasting to earn a trip to the finals of Agua Restaurant & Lounge’s Sommelier Showdown Series.

Annual celebration of romance is upon us

Ahhh … the day of love is finally approaching. Feb. 14 is the date when Cupid readies his bow and arrow, preparing to send romance out into the world to bring two people together in a happy glow.

Shake your groove thing for Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund Red Dress Gala dinner is slated for Feb. 19 at the Grand Cayman Marriott, where guests are encouraged to dress up in their finest disco togs. Why? Because the theme is “Disco Fever” of course!

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