Organizers of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival are pulling out all the stops to ensure that patrons get 10 times the spice and 10 times the enjoyment at the 10th annual event scheduled for Sunday, November 13 at Markham Park in Sunrise. According to Richard Lue, Director of Jamaican Jerk Festival USA, Inc., "The people who come every year know that we improve each time; and for the 10th anniversary we want to show patrons that we appreciate their loyalty and support by improving their level of comfort and offering more culturally impactful visuals."
The end of summer doesn't mean you need to head indoors to cook your meals. The ease of operating gas grills ensures that grilling is a great way to prepare a meal any time of year, and seasonal food can inspire grillers to try new recipes."Each grilling season offers new ingredients to incorporate in dishes," says award-winning chef, restaurateur, and "My New Orleans: The Cookbook" author John Besh, adding that outdoor meal preparation is one way to keep busy families connected even as school and activities fill the family calendar.
Elite Island Resorts is pleased to announce that Philip Gomes has been named executive chef at Long Bay Beach Resort & Villas in Tortola.  Gomes arrives with a wealth of experience after working for a number of upscale hotels and restaurants in destinations such as Dubai, Bermuda, Grand Cayman and the British Virgin Islands.  Gomes holds a culinary certificate from the National Hotel and Tourism Training Institution in Bangladesh.  “Philip Gomes is a very skilled and professional culinary artist, and we are very impressed with his creativity in the kitchen as well as his food presentation,” said Elite Island Resorts President Steven Heydt. 
ACC Winning TeamWHAT: The Americas Food & Beverage Show in Miami Beach, is the largest Americas-focused trade show in the hemisphere for the F&B industry. The Americas Food & Beverage Show features more than 300 exhibitors and 20 international pavilions. Discover the New Products Showcase where you can find the latest products in the US and in the Americas. Added features include The Art of Peruvian Cuisine, afive-day program spotlighting the best chefs from Peru.
It’s the time of year that innkeepers begin thinking about their guests’ passion for home baked signature goodies with the luscious aroma of cookies, pies and cakes wafting through the house. The four have a few favorite recipes that always ‘wow’ their guests who return to savor the City’s holiday ‘dressing’ and the Inns’ treats. What better time to warm up in the kitchen and bake!