Jamaica’s Culinary Championships

The first Regional Culinary Championship, organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), will served up this month in the Caribbean island’s northern region. Budding chefs and foodies will be allowed to showcase their talents and compete in several categories, including - special diets (live cooking), fruit and vegetable carving, sweet treats, mixology, “dutchie dash” and “hot-off-the-grill”.

The featured competitors will be primarily from the parishes of St. Mary, St. Ann and Portland. The Northern Region Culinary Champs will be staged at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Port Maria. There will also be a farmers ’ market, sponsors’ booth, and children’s village.