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Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: JUNE 2014

National Fruit Festival Trinidad Tobago June 2014

Thursdays in June, Free Cheesecake Offer – Buy One Get One Free at JARDIN (The Falls at West Mall, Westmoorings, Trinidad).  Link to flyer.

Sunday, 1st June, DIM SUM at Kam Wah Restaurant (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Monthly dim sum at Kam Wah featuring “trolleys brimming with suckling pig, Peking duck, mimosas and more!”  $

Sunday, 1st June, 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

Sunday, 1st June, ENGLISH-STYLE BRUNCH @ FANATIC at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  $

Saturdays, 7th June – 5th July, 9am-3pm, CAKE DECORATING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute).  This short course is $1,850.  Email traindev@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.  $

Saturday, 7th June, NATIONAL PIZZA DAY (Mario’s Pizza) – “National Pizza Day is our way of saying thank you, to all our loyal fans for the past 42 years. We have commemorated National Pizza Day as a customer appreciation day where we give back to you and ask our customers to come to celebrate with us.”  Link to to Facebook event page (with details on the specials).

Saturday, 7th June, 2pm-5pm, FLAVOURS OF THE WORLD TASTING with Chef Ian Rooks at The Happy Gourmet (Valsayn, Trinidad).  Link to flyer.  FREE

Saturday, 7th June, 7pm, DAL PURI DIASPORA Screening — Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival at the St. James Amphitheatre (St. James, Trinidad). Link to more details.  FREE

9th June to 7th July, #FoodieHoppin’- RESTAURANT CRAWL at eight restaurants — RuStreetWoodford CafeWild OliveBellaLa Cantina Pizzeria (POS);  The CanvasLeVeLs Ultrabar & Lounge; and Bar Hop-in…more details here.

Wednesday, 11th June, 4pm-6:30pm, AFTERNOON TEA at The Verandah Restaurant (St. Clair, Trinidad).  Get “four Savory and four Sweet Tea Treats and a pot of tea,” all in a “very intimate and leisurely” setting.  Call (868) 622-6287 to reserve.  Cost is $128/person + tax & service charge.  Link to recent tea menu $  

Saturdays, 14th June to 5th July, 9am-3pm, CAKE & PASTRY MAKING at Mayaro Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute).  This short course is $1850.  Email traindev@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.  $

Saturday, 14th June, 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, 14th June, 6:30pm, ITALIAN WINE EVENING at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad). “Join us or an exclusive wine launch for Franciacorta (the “champagne of Italy”) with Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, President of the European Federation of Origin Wines; Chef Christian Grini; and All Italian Fine Wine and Foods. Five wines will featured paired with exquisite small bites from Chef Grini.” Reserve at 683-4162 or email allitaliantt@gmail.com.  $

20th-22nd June, Friday (8am-6pm), Saturday (8am-6pm) and Sunday (8am-8pm), NATIONAL FRUIT FESTIVAL at Nu Image Simplex (New Grant, Trinidad).  Link to flyer.  FREE Admission.

Saturday, 21st June, 11am-3pm,  HALAL GOURMET STEAK TASTING at Vanilla Bean Gourmet (Cunupia, Trinidad).  Link to event page on Facebook.

Saturday, 21st June, CHOCOLATE TASTING at Gulf City Mall (Lowlands, Tobago) Tobago Cocoa Farmers Association and House of Olando Chocolates

Tuesday, 24th June, 6pm-8pm, WINE TASTING SESSION (Education & Pairing) at Lotus Wares (Maraval, Trinidad).  Session is conducted by Lisa Johnstone.  Contact lisajohnstone80@gmail.com or (868) 789-0850 to book.  Link to flyer.  $

Saturday, 28th June, 9am-12pm, ESSENTIAL ROTI MAKING 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, 28th June, 9am-3pm, DINING ETIQUETTE at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute).  This short course is $750.  Email traindev@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.  $

Saturday, 28th June, MEET ME AT FANATIC at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad).  Meet up at Fanatic for great food and cocktails and good company.  Eat. Drink. Connect. Email seanfgonzales@gmail.com or info@fanatickitchenstudio.com to book.  $

Saturday, 28th June, DINING WITH THE SAINTS (TRINIDAD) – Hosted by the St. Mary’s College Past Students’ Union and held at the College’s “Big Yard,” this fundraiser (featuring gourmet food and a complimentary bar) is a well-known intercollegiate culinary competition. Past student organisations of top secondary schools in North Trinidad participate in the competition. (Sponsor/Organizer – St. Mary’s College Past Students’ Union) $

Sunday, 29th June, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO MANGO FESTIVAL (Caroni, Trinidad) – More details here (link).

FREE FOOD-RELATED & AGRICULTURE CLASSES IN TRINIDAD: Ministry of Food Production Farmers Training Centre’s TRAINING COURSES: Classes include Wine Making; Pepper Sauce Making; Cocoa Production; Mango Production and more. Classes are offered in Centeno, Penal, Caroni, Princes Town and Point Fortin.  Link to June schedule.  FREE!

Links – Trinidad’s Cooking & Baking ClassesFood Festivals & Culinary Events in Trinidad & Tobago; New Restaurants, New Menus, Closings in T&T.

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