Tuesday, December 3rd and Tuesday, December 10th, ITALIAN COOKING WITH IAN ROOKS at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad). “Sessions will take place when we fill eight spaces or more.” Call (868) 782-1963 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book. $
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, December 4th, 5th & 6th, 4pm-6p,. PARANG TEA at the Hilton Trinidad. Price is $290 exclusive of taxes. $
Thursday, December 5, CHRISTMAS WINE TASTING at Fernandes Fine Wines & Spirits at Trinidad Country Club (Maraval, Trinidad). Link to flyer. $
Thursday, December 5, THTI’s THEMED STUDENT DINNER at the Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute (Mt. St George, Tobago). “An evening that you would not forget, where you will get to experience first hand the work of our budding chefs and hospitality professionals all trained at our renowned Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute. Reserve early at (868) 660-2196 ext. 204/215 or email@example.com. $
Friday, December 6, 10am-4pm, AMCO Christmas Warehouse Sale, Endeavour & Uriah Butler Highway, (Chaguanas, Trinidad). Stock up on Christmas & New Year’s supplies at discounted prices including “Vintage Wines, GREY GOOSE® Flavours, Tequila and Bacardi Flavoured Rum.” Link to event page on Facebook.
Saturday, December 7, 9am-12pm, FRUIT CAKE & BLACK CAKE CLASS: Participation Classes with Wendy Rahamut at Rahamut’s School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad). Students can sample the food prepared and recipe handouts are provided. Cost is $400; call (868) 653-1478 or 357-0927 to book; firstname.lastname@example.org. $
Saturday, December 7th, 15th and 21st, 9:30am-3pm, UPMARKET! Woodbrook Youth Facility (Woodbrook, Trinidad). Walk with your grocery bags and cash for Trinidad’s premier gourmet market featuring local food artisans, caterers, chefs and farmers alongside artists and other artisans selling jewelry, soaps and lotions, art and more. Click here for the rest of the 2013 UpMarket dates. FREE Admission
Saturday, December 7, 2pm-4pm, Growing Leaders Foundation FOOD SECURITY HIVE at UpMarket (Woodbrook, Trinidad). This hive focuses on food security in T&T. Come meet and discuss this important issue with leaders in the food industry and the general public. Link to flyer and event page. FREE
Sunday, December 7, 10am, TERRA MADRE T&T 2013 (Slow Food Trinidad & Tobago) at Rancho Quemado Estate. Celebrate Mother Earth (Terra Madre) with Slow Food T&T at Rancho Quemado Estate. “All are welcome. TICKET FOR ENTRY – a dish to share. Bonus points for local ingredients and flair.” Link to Facebook event page.
Saturday, December 14th, 2pm-4pm, WINE TASTING at The Happy Gourmet (Valsayn, Trinidad).
Saturday, December 14th, 6pm, MEET ME @ FANATIC at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Bring a cuatro, bring a bottle and spoon, bring your paranderos! Cost is $350. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to book. $
Saturday, December 14, 6:30pm, PARAMIN PARANG at Chop Chops Bistro (St. James, Trinidad). “We are kicking it up a notch from last year! Lots of food and full premium bar!” Parang (Lord Relator) “original flour/pork pastelles and we stewing farm fresh pork, oxtail, chicken, and doing some fresh fish as well.” Cost is $350 inclusive of food and premium bar. $
Saturday, Dec. 21st, 9:30am-3pm, UPMARKET at Woodbrook Youth Facility (Woodbrook, Trinidad). Walk with your grocery bags and cash for Trinidad’s premier gourmet market featuring local food artisans, caterers, chefs and farmers alongside artists and other artisans selling jewelry, soaps and lotions, art and more. FREE Admission
Saturday, Dec. 21st, 11am to 6pm, COCOBEL CHOCOLATE FINAL (CHRISTMAS) SALE at Medulla Art Gallery (Woodbrook, Trinidad). “We are having a final sale tomorrow to finish our stock so please come between 11am and 6pm (or while stocks last) at Medulla Art Gallery #37 Fitt Street in Woodbrook to purchase what we have left.” FREE Admission
Sunday, December 22nd, PIG-OUT at Bar Code (Scarborough, Tobago). Bar Code’s annual PIG-OUT is back so come enjoy pork (geera, stewed, jerk, baked , fried, curried) for $200 per person. Live cooking can be viewed from 11am and food distribution from 6pm. Appleton Rum specials and entertainment also will be available. Call (868) 635-2633. $
FREE FOOD-RELATED CLASSES IN TRINIDAD: Ministry of Food Production Farmers Training Centre’s TRAINING COURSES: Classes include Wine Making; Pepper Sauce Making; Cocoa Production and more. Classes are offered in Centeno, Penal, Sangre Grande, Princes Town, Point Fortin and Rio Claro. FREE!