Jamaica’s Cuisine, Culture Shine at ‘Caribbean305’ in Miami

MIAMI, Florida – The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) joined the Caribbean American Heritage Month celebrations in the United States as a premium sponsor of “Caribbean305”here.

cook 305Presented by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), Caribbean305 is an annual event that highlights the art of Caribbean cooking, bringing together top chefs and bartenders from more than a dozen destinations in the region.

Jamaica’s culinary team, led by the Culinary Federation of Jamaica, presented a menu of authentic dishes, including ackee and saltfish tostones, curried goat dumplings and jungle juice, a tropical cocktail made with melon, pineapple, ginger, rum, scotch bonnet pepper and mint.

The JTB added the sounds of reggae to the evening’s entertainment with a special live performance by Willie Stewart & Friends.