Touted as the "culinary capital of the Caribbean," the Cayman Islands boasts over 150 restaurants with some of the finest cuisine and most amazing wine lists. The powder sand beaches also host the premier epicurean event: Cayman Cookout.
Held on January 12-15, 2012, Cayman Cookout draws upon the finesse of world-class chefs, wine experts and spirit blenders. Host Eric Ripert is joined by renowned culinary talent such as José Andrés, Richard Blais, April Bloomfield, Anthony Bourdain, Ray Isle, François Payard, Andrea Robinson, Paul Rogalski, Aldo Sohm and Chris Hanmer, winner of Top Chef: Just Desserts.
From eye-opening demonstrations to mouthwatering tastings, there’s something to suit any palate at Cayman Cookout. For a feast of French artistry on January 12, 2012, there’s the Tour de France Charity Wine Auction Dinner presented by Jacques Scott.
After a night of opulent fare paired with indulgent vintages of France’s finest wines, learn the intimate details of wine collecting as an art form with auctioneer Eliza Osborne of Sotheby’s. Everyone will be sure to savor experiences such as Ray Isle’s “What’s Your Champagne Profile” or Andrea Robinson’s “Occasions for Wine.” With a variety of viticulture events scheduled throughout Cayman Cookout, wine lovers will not leave disappointed.
After indulging your appetite, treat yourself to all the Cayman Islands has to offer. Discover the unmatched vistas of Seven Mile Beach, laze in the shade on Rum Point or befriend a sea creature in Stingray City. From enticing watersports, hiking and duty-free shopping, to lush accommodations, in the Cayman Islands, every taste is satisfied.