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Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: MARCH 2013

Un air de Bretagne à l'Alliance Française<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Soirée bretonne on the 1st March 2013, 6pm<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Limited advanced tickets<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />$TT 75 (Members and students)<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />$TT 100 (General public)<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />http://www.alliancetnt.org/

Mondays, March 11th, March 18th, April 8th through June 10th – T&T NATIONAL CULINARY TEAM PRACTICE DINNERS at the Hilton Trinidad (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  Come out and support the award-winning Trinidad & Tobago National Culinary Team and enjoy a three-course interactive dinner for $200 inclusive of wine.  (The team is practicing for the 2013 Taste of the Caribbean competition, which will be held June 26th-30th in Miami, Florida.)  Link to more information on the team dinners.  $

Wednesday, March 27th and Thursday, March 28th, FARMERS’ MARKET at Gulf City Mall (Lowlands, Tobago).  Fresh fruits, vegetables, provisions, farm eggs, baked goods, preserved products, plants, seedlings, ornamentals and more.  Call (868) 639-2432 or 290-9509 for more information.  Link to flyer.

Wednesday, March 27, 4pm-7pm, WINE TASTING SESSION with Lisa Johnstone at Lotus Wares (Maraval, Trinidad).  Learn key facts about wine, how to find the wines you love on local restaurant wine lists and in retail wine shops, and of course do a little sipping and food and wine pairing.  Cost is $200/person, contact lisajohnstone80@gmail.com to reserve.  We’ve attended Lisa’s wine sessions and highly recommend them!

Saturday, March 30, 3pm – 5:30pm, SUNDAY AFTERNOON TEA at Ortinola Great House (Maracas Valley, Trinidad).  Take your Sunday tea service alongside savoury and sweet treats in Trinidad’s most scenic location.  Cost is $140/person (taxes included) and includes a choice of three savoury and two sweet items, as well as a choice of beverages (teas, coffee & juice).  Kids are $7o/person (taxes included)  choice of two savoury and two sweet items.  Link to menu.  Reservations are required – email info@ortinola.com or call at (868) 696-1507 .  $

FREE FOOD-RELATED CLASSES IN TRINIDAD:

Ministry of Food Production (Agriculture Now) Farmers Training Centre’s FREE TRAINING COURSES: March 2013 courses include Home Gardening; Cassava Production; Wine Making; Pepper Sauce Making; Pumpkin & Squash Production; Cabbage Production, Coconut Production, and more. Link to March class schedule, classes are offered in Centeno, Penal, Point Fortin, Sangre Grande, and Princes Town.  FREE!

PAST EVENTS IN MARCH 2013:

Friday, March 1, 4pm-6pm, WINE TASTING at The Naughty Grape Store (Maraval, Trinidad). Enjoy wines and a slice of pizza courtesy of La Cantina Pizzeria for Wine Dine Friday.  Link to Facebook Flyer.

Friday, March 1, 6pm, SOIREE CREPES, Un air de Bretagne à l’Alliance Française (St. Clair, Trinidad).  Soirée bretonne is a crepe festival hosted by L’Alliance Française.  Limited advanced tickets are $75 (members & students) and $100 (general public).  Link to flyer.

Saturday, March 2, 9am-12 pm, PERFECT PASTRY CLASS at the Wendy Rahamut School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad). Cost is $400; call (868) 653-1478 or 357-0927 to book; rahamut@gmail.com.  $

Saturday, March 2, 9:30am-3pm, UPMARKET at the Woodbrook Youth Facility (Woodbrook, Trinidad).  FREE ADMISSION.

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, March 4th – April 8th, 5pm-8pm, PROFESSIONAL BARTENDING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute).  This short course is $1,650.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.  $

Sunday, March 3rd and beyond, DIM SUM SUNDAYS at Tiki VillageKapok Hotel (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  Sunday dim sum returns on March 3rd  at Tiki Village from 12noon to 2:30pm (reservations recommended). Link to flyer.

Tuesday, March 5, BARTENDING COURSE at Tobago Hospitality Tourism Institute (Blenheim, Tobago).  Registration is $50 & Course is $950.  Contact (868) 660-2196 for more information.

Thursday, March 7, 6pm-9pm, SUSHI CLASS at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad)Sushi served with Japanese Tea and Edamame. Cost is $500 per session. Call Laura (868) 766-2865; Sita 681-1423  to book.  $

Thursday, March 7, 6:30pm, BROWN SUGAR DINNER CLUB AT V&J BRAUHAUS (St. Clair, Trinidad).  Join the club for “an evening filled with exceptional food, delicious wine, and interesting conversation.” BrownSugarDinnerClub@gmail.com or (868) 784-4911.  $

Saturday, March 9, 9am-12pm, BREAD MAKING & BAKED GOODS CLASS at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  Cost is $300 per person.  For bookings, email Sita@fanatickitchenstudio.com and or e-mail Robert at rgoderre@gmail.com.  Link to seminar flyer.  $

Saturdays, March 9th to April 13th, 9am-2pm, COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE (short course) at Marabella Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute), Marabella, Trinidad.  This short course is $2,050.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.  Link to TTHTI 2013 short course schedule.  $

Saturday, March 9, 11am-5pm, THE CRAFTMAN’S FORUM at the Crown Point Beach Hotel (Crown Point, Tobago).  Gourmet foods, crafts, soaps, candles spa products, wooden carvings and much more.  Link to Flyer.  FREE ADMISSION.

Saturday, March 9, from 2pm, ADAGIO TEA SAMPLING at Epicurean Gourmet (Chaguanas, Trinidad).  “Come and sample some of the ADAGIO TEAS we carry, including our best selling ‘Masala Chai,’ and other exciting flavours like Vanilla Sunset and Peaches and Cream!”

Saturday, March 9, 4pm-7pm, WINE REFRESHER SESSION with Lisa Johnstone at Lotus Wares (Maraval, Trinidad).  Learn key facts about wine, how to find the wines you love on local restaurant wine lists and in retail wine shops, and of course do a little sipping and food and wine pairing.  Cost is $200/person, contact lisajohnstone80@gmail.com to reserve.

Tuesday, March 12, JAPANESE COOKING CLASS at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  Tempura, Panko Chicken and Japanese Rice Cooking Class. Cost is $500 per session. Call Laura (868) 766-2865; Sita 681-1423  to book.  $

Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th, 9am-1pm, LEARN TO BAKE at the Wendy Rahamut School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad).  Cost is $400 per class; call (868) 653-1478 or 357-0927 to book; rahamut@gmail.com.  $

Saturday, March 16th from 10am, Bon Marché (FRENCH MARKET & PICNIC) at the Alliance Française Gardens (St. Clair, Trinidad).  FREE ADMISSION

Tuesday, March 19, SUSHI CLASS at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  Sushi served with Japanese Tea and Edamame Cooking Class. Cost is $500 per session.  Call Laura (868) 766-2865; Sita 681-1423  to book.  $

Wednesday, March 20, 8:30am – 3pm, GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES WORKSHOP at the Tobago Chamber Conference Room (Upstairs from Standards on Milford Road in Scarborough).  This free workshop is facilitated by ExporTT’s Tobago office and promoted by the Tobago Agro Processors Association (TAPA).  Link to TAPA event page of Facebook FREE!

Wednesday, March 20, 4:30pm-7pm, A TASTE OF ITALY at Time to Wine shop (Bon Accord, Tobago).  Italian wine tasting.  Link to flyer.

Saturday, March 23, 9am-12pm, LUSCIOUS ITALIAN COOKING at Wendy Rahamut School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad).  Cost is $400; call (868) 653-1478 or 357-0927 to book; rahamut@gmail.com.  $

Tuesday, March 26, 6pm-9pm, ITALIAN COOKING WITH CHEF IAN ROOKS at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  A hands-on workshop with the following menu – Ciabatta bread with olives & sesame seeds, Fresh pasta rolls stuffed with spinach, ham & cheese, and Raspberry Tiramisu. Cost is $500 per session. Call Laura (868) 766-2865; Sita 681-1423  to book.  $

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