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Food & Wine Events in Trinidad & Tobago: OCTOBER 2016

Blu-Vino Trinidad - Wine EventSATURDAY, 22nd October, 3pm – 10pm, BLU-VINO Trinidad  at The Anchorage (Chaguaramas). Where will David Rudder, VOICE, Nuphoric and Tweez be on Saturday 22nd October? Blu-Vino Trinidad is the place to be – where wine-lovers unite! We have amassed an amazing selection of Red & White Wines, local & internationally produced, as well as Champagne, all of which will be served throughout the evening. Additionally, we’re putting your taste buds to the test by allowing you to individually score your favourite wines as you use the 5-(S)’s of wine tasting -SEE, SWIRL, SMELL, SIP & SWALLOW. Seduce your senses with wines from around the world, while indulging in sumptuous Cordon Bleu delights paired by our sommeliers & our Chef from the Ritz Carlton.” Link to event page and Purchase Tickets link. 

SATURDAY, October 29th, 9am – 3pm, WINE TASTING SEMINAR (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute.) Cost is $1000. Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.

SATURDAY, October 29th through November 19th, 9am – 3pm, ADVANCE CAKE & PASTRY MAKING (short ctourse) at San Fernando Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute.) Cost is $2050.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.

SATURDAY, October 29th through November 26th, 9am – 3pm, CAKE DECORATING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute.) Cost is $1850.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, OKTOBERFEST BRUNCH @ FANATIC, 11:30am – 2:30pm.
Sunday Brunch @ Fanatic with TriniChow features Executive Chef Joe Brown and a special Oktoberfest-inspired menu. (868)782-1963 for bookings.
  Link to menu and flyer.

Sunday, October 30th, TRINICOOKS ARTISANAL BRUNCH @ Di Lusso Home & Cafe with Chef Jason Huggins (Port of Spain, Trinidad). TRINICOOKS.COM in association with a host of local artisans presents its Artisanal Sunday Brunche Series at Di Lusso Home and Cafe featuring a range of local talented artisans and their respective products – Herbwai Honey, Chef Palate by Chef Jason Huggins, Moy’s Gluten Free Kitchen by Moylan Lovell and Del Mano. Cost is $375. Call (868) 628-8304 to book. Link to flyer for full schedule of brunches$

FREE AGRICULTURE CLASSES IN TRINIDAD
Ministry of Food Production Farmers Training Centre’s TRAINING COURSES: Classes include Aquaponics for Home Gardeners; Banana & Plant Production; Cocoa Production; and Marketing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables in Local and Foreign Markets. This month’s classes are offered in Caroni, Curepe, Centeno, Penal, Point Fortin, Princes Town and Sangre Grande. Link to OCTOBER 2016 schedule and booking information. FREE!

COMING UP IN NOVEMBER 2016

Sunday, November 6th, 11:30am-6pm, 2016 BRASSO SECO ANNUAL INDIGENOUSCOOK FEST (Brasso Seco, Trinidad).  “Join us for a day filled with smoked meats, pastelles, dirt oven baked breads, homemade ice creams and sweets, provision stall and traditional parang entertainment. Event admission  is free with lunches and foods to be purchased.” Link to the event page. For more info. call : (868) 791-0200.  FREE ADMISSION

NEW RESTAURANTS, RELOCATIONS & REOPENINGS and COMING SOON

  • RITUALS COFFE HOUSE (St. Anns, Trinidad) – Opened its 63rd Rituals location in St. Ann’s/Cascade at 30 St Anns Road.
  • PIZZA BOYS (St. Anns, Trinidad) – Opened its 21st Pizza Boys location in St. Ann’s/Cascade at 30 St Anns Road.
  • STARBUCKS (Movietowne – Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Opening its second location in Movietowne week on October 24th.
  • BREADOLOGY (Corinth, Trinidad) – Coming soon to C3 Centre.

PAST EVENTS IN OCTOBER 2016

SATURDAYS, October, from 10am, JUNIOR CHEF ACADEMY at The Academy of Baking and Pastry Arts, Methuen Street, Woodbrook. Open to children eleven (11) years. Email info@thebakingacademytt.com for more information.

SATURDAYS, October 01st through November 19th, 9am – 3pm, PROFESSIONAL BARTENDING (short course) at Chaguaramas Campus of TTHTI (Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute.) Cost is $1650.  Email info@tthti.edu.tt or call (868) 634-4250 for more information.

TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS  – A HEALTHIER KTTCHEN with PAOLA HENDERSON (Cascade, Trinidad) starting Tuesday, October 11th and Saturday, October 15th respectively., 1oam – 11:30am. Four (4) sessions every other week.  Link to more details. healthcoach@paolahenderson.com or (868) 788-4691 $

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 $350 (All Inclusive) are available from the FOBA office (628-4735).  Link to event on Facebook$

Saturday, 15th October, 10am-12pm, San Antonio Green Market‘s – NOTHING WASTED 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.

SUNDAY, 16th October, 2016 TOBAGO BLUE FOOD FESTIVAL (Bloody Bay, Tobago). (868) 639-2125 or 639-4636 for more details. FREE ENTRY

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, 19th – 20th 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.

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