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Food & Wine Events, New Restaurants & Other News in Trinidad & Tobago: SEPTEMBER 2016

FOOD & WINE EVENTS – SEPTEMBER 2016

2016 Trinidad Restaurant Week - Participating Restaurants

Participating Restaurants – 2016 Trinidad Restaurant Week

2016 TRINIDAD RESTAURANT WEEK! 16th – 25th SEPTEMBER participating restaurants and menus are here (link).

Saturday, September 3rd, 9am-12pm, ROTI MAKING CLASS at the Wendy Rahamut School of Cooking (San Fernando, Trinidad).  Call (868) 357-0927 or email rahamut@gmail.com to book. $

SATURDAYS, September 3rd through October 8th, 9am-3pm, COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE 2 (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute).  Cost is $1,850. Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.

SATURDAYS, September 3rd through October 8th, 9am-3pm, COOKING WITH CONFIDENCE 2 (short course) at San Fernando Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute).  Cost is $1,850. Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.

SATURDAYS, September 3rd through October 29th, 9am-4pm, PROFESSIONAL BARTENDING (short courses) at San Fernando and East Trinidad Campuses of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute).  Cost is $1,850. Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer.

Saturday, September 3rd, UPMARKET at Woodbrook Youth Facility (Woodbrook, Trinidad). FREE ENTRY!

Saturday, September 3rd, CARIRI Business Hatchery Food & Beverage Programme (Freeport, Trinidad). Five week programme designed to assist start-ups and micro businesses seeking to scale up. Target Audience includes: Start-ups producing alcoholic beverages, fruit juices and condiments (e.g., pepper sauce). Sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/SuPLZjR3wC1n33ef1. Cost is $1,500 per person. Course content will be delivered both in person and virtual. Link to flyer$

SUNDAYS, September 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, TRINICOOKS ARTISANAL BRUNCH SERIES @ Di Lusso Home & Cafe (Port of Spain, Trinidad). (868) 628-8304 to book. Link to flyer and menu$

TUESDAY & THURSDAYS, September 6th through September 29th, 5pm-8pm, CAKE & PASTRY MAKING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute).  Cost is $1,850. Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer. $

SATURDAYS, September 10th through October 22nd, 9am-3pm, ADVANCED CAKE DECORATING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute).  Cost is $2,150. Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information. Link to flyer. $

September 11th and 12th, COOK CARIBBEAN CULINARY WORKSHOP at Hilton Trinidad. Call (868) 731-7379 or email cookcaribbean@gmail.com. Link to flyer$

September 17th and 18th, PASTRY CLASS TnT (Arima, Trinidad). (868) 777-8296 for more details. $

Sunday, September 19th, 9am-2pm, INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY with DESTINATION CHOCOLATE @ SANTA CRUZ GREEN MARKET (Santa Cruz, Trinidad). Link to event page.  FREE ADMISSION

WEDNESDAYS starting September 21st or THURSDAYS starting September 22nd, 3pm-5pm, KIDS CAN COOK with PAOLA HENDERSON (Cascade, Trinidad). Eight (8) sessions. Ages 5-10 years. Cost is $1,200 per term. Link to flyer. healthcoach@paolahenderson.com or (868) 788-4691  $

September 30th – October 1st WORLD COCOA & CHOCOLATE DAY at UWI (St. Augustine, Trinidad). UWI’s Cocoa Research Centre hosts its annual celebration for World Cocoa & Chocolate Day “featuring the best of the chocolate-based cuisines and confectioneries; and a competition fostering innovations in incorporating cocoa/chocolate into food. Link to more details (2016 Facebook event page) and link to flyer.

FREE AGRICULTURE CLASSES IN TRINIDAD
Ministry of Food Production Farmers Training Centre’s TRAINING COURSES: Classes include Avocado Production; Breadfruit Production; and Marketing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables in Local and Foreign Markets. This month’s classes are offered in Centeno, Penal, Point Fortin, Princes Town and Rio Claro. Link to SEPTEMBER 2016 schedule and booking information. FREE!

NEW RESTAURANTS, RELOCATIONS & REOPENINGS

  • FRESH (Maraval, Trinidad) – “a Health Food, Natural and Organic Store” with a wide “selection of international and locally sourced fresh non GMO/No Antibiotics or fillers in organic, free range meat and pesticide free sourced produce, and products in Trinidad and Tobago.” Opening at #49 Saddle Road on 10th September, Hours: Monday to Saturday, 9am-6pm. Fresh@HadcoLtd.com
  • PIZZERIA IL POMODORO (Crown Point, Tobago) – Opened on 3rd September at the corner of Pigeon Point and Milford Roads opposite The Colosseum. Hours: Sunday to Wednesday, 6pm-10pm and Friday & Saturday, 11am to 11pm. (868) 280-7754
  • HAMACHI SUSHI HOUSE at D Bob’s Sweet Lanyap (Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Opened on 27th August at #13 Cipriani Boulevard, sushi available Wednesday to Saturday from 4pm. (868) 391-5205
  • HIMCHULI RESTAURANT (San Juan, Trinidad) – Relocated to #101 El Socorro Road (next to Autorama). Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am-9pm. (868) 782-8489.
  • POUTINOIS (Valsayn/Curepe, Trinidad) – Relocated to #183 Southern Main Road. Hours: Thursday to Sunday, 6pm-10pm. (868) 720-7416
  • LA CANTINA PIZZERIA (Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Now open on Mondays.
  • STARBUCKS (San Fernando, Trinidad) – Opened its first location in SouthPark Shopping Centre. Link to more details.

UPCOMING EVENTS: OCTOBER 2016

  • Sunday, October 16th, 2016 TOBAGO BLUE FOOD FESTIVAL (Bloody Bay, Tobago). (868) 639-2125 or 639-4636 for more details. FREE ENTRY!
  • Saturday, October 22nd, BLU-VINO, a celebration of fine wines and cuisines to be held at The Anchorage. Link to event page.
  • WINE TASTING SEMINARS and PROFESSIONAL BARTENDING short courses at TTHTI (Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute)Link to flyer.

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