September 19, 2020

Cayman Islands “Taste of Cayman” is UNDER ONE WEEK away!

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1391189562toc2014mapWe’re celebrating 27 years of culinary greatness! The Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival is the biggest fundraiser for the non-profit Cayman Islands Tourism Association. Hope to see you there!

This Friday is your LAST CHANCE to get your Taste of Cayman tickets for CI$40!
Avoid the wait in line AND the $10 price increase! Buy your tickets on or before this coming Friday or you’ll have to pay $50 on the Saturday. Purchase online or visit Books and Books and Celebrations in Camana Bay, any Blackbeard’s or Big Daddy’s locations, Funky Tang’s or the CITA office on West Bay Road. Our wonderful volunteers will also be out at Camana Bay Tuesday to Friday this coming week from 11am to 2pm selling tickets on The Crescent right between Michael’s Genuine and the Caribbean Canvas Company. CASH SALES ONLY! We’re making it as convenient as possible for you to save money! In addition, remember that you can purchase your drink tickets in advance ONLINE and at the CITA Office only…another way to avoid the lines once you’re actually IN the Festival!

A Tasty Lineup Just for You on Saturday, 7 February!

Taste of Cayman is a FULL evening of fun! From live cooking demonstrations at the Bon Vivant Kitchen and HEAT, Suite Elite and Classic Tributes Live to a photo booth, fireworks and a mixology competition with Seven Fathoms Rum, there is something for everyone! Don’t miss out on your favourite events!

In addition, Cayman Airways and JetBlue tickets, an Apple TV and Cayman Food Tours gift certificates are all up for grabs via raffle. Scotiabank will also be doing a raffle in its sponsored seating area and Flava magazine will be giving people the chance to win a trip to London to attend the Taste of London Food Festival and enjoy a private cooking lesson with Chef Adam Handling.

2015 Festival Checklist

We’ve hosted this festival for a long time so it’s safe to say we’ve learned a few things about the best way to enjoy Taste of Cayman. So here we offer you some tips to help you plan your festival experience.

We’re on a grass field so wear comfortable shoes! If you’re bringing a stroller, consider how it will manouever on gravel and grass and determine the best plan for your family

Arrive alive. There are tons of wonderful wines, spirits and brews to taste and enjoy throughout the night. Make plans BEFORE you come to the festival for how you will get home. Arrange for a designated driver, use Homesafe from The Security Centre or take a taxi home.

Check out the Festival Parking Map BEFORE you get there. This will allow you to see where you can park at Camana Bay and how to enter the festival, which is located in the grass lot adjacent to the Ogier Building. Click here for a copy of the map.

Once you reach the Festival Green, the entry process will be quick! We’ve expedited the process to ensure you get in quickly through our multi-laned entrance. You will receive a wristband in exchange for your pre-purchased entrance ticket and you will receive a small envelope with 15 food tickets and one (1) voting token to select “Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant” and your souvenir wine glass (while supplies last).

Purchase your drink tickets at the entrance before getting into the festival to avoid lining up again once inside the festival. Even better, purchase your drink tickets IN ADVANCE online at www.tasteofcayman.org/tickets or at the CITA office.

How food and drink tickets work: you receive 15 food tickets upon entering the festival when you get your wristband. Additional food tickets are $1 each. We recommend using the ones you have first. You might not need additional tickets because our vendors are generous!

Remember to use your token to cast your vote for “Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant’. There will be clear plastic containers at each booth to cast your vote.

Arrive early to enjoy the food and drink! Food service ends at 10:00pm. Be sure to scope out all of the vendors before making your selections!

If you purchased your Taste of Cayman entry tickets on line, stop at the Will Call booth located just outside the main entrance

Come for the food but stay for the party! We’ve got HEAT, Suite Elite and Classic Tributes Live performing!

Don’t forget to drop your unused food and drink tickets in the boxes on your way out. The value of each ticket will go toward Cayman’s ARK, our chosen charity for this year’s Festival.

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