MIAMI - Barbados was named the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year, while Jason Thomas Ao of the Cayman Islands was crowned Caribbean Chef of the Year when the 2019 Taste of the Caribbean competition results were announced last night at Hyatt Regency Miami.

MIAMI - The region's leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the much-anticipated Taste of the Caribbean event hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's (CHTA) at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-25, 2019.  

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will be hosting the Jamaica Culinary Eastern and Western Championships in grand fashion, with the eastern region kicking things off on Friday, May 31, at the Chinese Benevolent Association in Kingston, followed by the western region on Friday, June 7, at the Sean Lavery Faith Hall in Westmoreland. Both events are free and open to the public.

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