2nd-4th October, OKTOBERFEST at Chaud Cafe (Woodbrook, Trinidad). Local food artisan, “Del Mano has created a fantastic Bratwurst sausage for us for Oktoberfest. Beers & Brats Menu — Beer & Gruyère Soup; Bratwurst & Chips; Bratwurst & Sauerkraut; Steckerlfisch – grilled fish on a stick; and Green Apple Strudel. This menu will be available for Dinner Only.” $
Saturday, 4th October, 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, 4th October, 4pm-8pm, TONGS ON FIRE BBQ COOK-OFF at the Scouts Association (St. Anns, Trinidad). Taste the nation’s sweetest barbecue hands. Tasting tickets are $200 per person and proceeds go to the Malvern Sports Club. Call (868) 788-8641 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Link to Tongs on Fire Facebook page. $ Pictures from last year’s Tongs on Fire BBQ Cook-Off.
Saturday, 4th October, 5pm-11pm, DISCOVER Wine & Spirits Tasting at the Radisson Hotel (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Massy Distribution Wine & Spirits is proud to present “Discover,” a wine and spirits tasting with over 100 products with light hors d’oeuvres (and an after party). Link to flyer. $
Saturday, 11th October, ROTI MAKING CLASS at the Wendy Rahamut School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad). Call (868) 357-0927 to book; email@example.com. $
Saturday, 11th October, ALL-DAY TAPAS at Chaud Cafe (Woodbrook, Trinidad) in celebration of Spanish National Day (menu will include Peppers & Anchovies; Roasted Beetroot & Goat Cheese; Octopus & White Beans; Chorizo Tortilla Española; Garlic Shrimp & Artichokes; and Flan). $
Saturday, 11th October, FATIMA’S SALT & PEPPER XIV at Fatima College (Woodbrook, Trinidad) Delicious dishes served by Fatima Old Boys, dinner served from 7:30pm to 9pm. Tickets $350 (All Inclusive) are available from the FOBA office (628-4735). Link to event on Facebook. $
Sunday, 12th October, 9am-3pm, PASTELLE FESTIVAL at the First Peoples Community Centre (Santa Rosa, Arima, Trinidad) organized by the Ministry of National Diversity & Social Integration.
Wednesday & Thursday, 15th -16th October, 10am-5pm, WORLD FOOD DAY at the Dwight Yorke Stadium (Scarborough, Tobago). Tobago’s annual World Food Day returns with villages island-wide displaying prized produce and foods. Live stock, poultry and fish products are also on display. Prepared food, fruits, vegetables and plants are available for purchase.
Friday, 17th October, 5pm-8pm, WINE TASTING at Time 2 Wine (Bon Accord, Tobago). “Come sample Spumante, Rose, Moscato and Prosecco.”
Sunday, 19th October, 10am-12pm, San Antonio Green Market‘s Celebration of World Food Day (Santa Cruz, Trinidad). “We launch our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at 10am with special talks for you to attend.” Link to full program.
Saturdays, 25th October to 22nd November, 5pm-8pm, CAKE DECORATING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute) Chaguaramas, Trinidad. This short course is $1,850 per person. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer. $
Saturday, 25th October, 3pm-5:15pm, AFTERNOON TEA at Ortinola Great House (Maracas Valley, Trinidad). Take your tea service alongside savoury and sweet treats in Trinidad’s most scenic location. Cost is $150/person inclusive of taxes (kids 5-12 are half price) and includes four savoury & three sweet items as well as a choice of beverages (teas, coffee & juice). Reservations are required – email email@example.com or call at (868) 696-1507. Link to flyer & menu. $
SUNDAY, 26th October, OKTOBERFEST BRUNCH @ FANATIC with Chef Joe Brown at Fanatic Kitchen Studio (Port of Spain, Trinidad). TriniChow and Fanatic Kitchen Studio have teamed up to bring you a Sunday brunch series with T&T’s leading chefs. Call (868) 681-1423 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve. LINK TO FLYER.
Sunday, 26th October, 12pm-5pm, Annual Indigenous Cook Fest & Cultural Showcase (Brasso Seco, Trinidad). “Smoked Meats, Live Parang, Cocoa Dancing, Pastelles, Homemade Ice Cream and so much more…event admission is free with lunches/foods to be purchased.” Link to the Brasso Seco Tourism Action Committee website. FREE ADMISSION
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 30th October – 1st November, Annual Wine Sale at Vintage Imports (Woodbrook, Trinidad and Carnbee, Tobago).
FREE FOOD-RELATED & AGRICULTURE CLASSES IN TRINIDAD: Ministry of Food Production Farmers Training Centre’s TRAINING COURSES: Classes include Home Gardening; Coconut Production; Banana & Plantain Production and more. This month’s classes are offered in Centeno, Curepe, Penal and Rio Claro. Link to OCTOBER schedule. FREE!