Food

Applauding The Final Plates

All good things must come to an end, and Thursday Food shares the final moments of the Jamaica Observer's Applaud It! initiative which provides students with the unique opportunity of sharing a formal meal with industry leaders. These master classes... Read More

A Fitting Finale - Chef Lambert’s Tuna Flavours
Iberostar Hotels staged the season finale of their Chef on Tour series with a splendid offering from Chef Matt Lambert (a three-year consecutive Michelin star winner) of the famed Manhattan eatery, Musket Room.... Read More

Applauding The Final Plates - Chukka Cove's The Sugar House
Lunch at Chukka Cove's The Sugar HouseMarc Melville, director of group revenue and new development, Chukka Caribbean, and members of his executive team hosted 12 elementary school students of the Hammersmith Preparatory School in Trelawny... Read More

Cheers!
Now that the festive season is upon us, companies will host their customers to express gratitude for their business, while friends and families will come together to break bread, as has become customary at this time of year. Wine and especially Champagne will play a...... Read More

Jasmine Goes Stush in The Bush

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Where to take Junior Master Chef Jasmine Stewart and her family on a recent visit to Jamaica was a no-brainer for Thursday Food. The Stewarts (mother Deborah, father Steven and brother Justin) had a single free day prior to heading back to Atlanta for... Read More

Applaud It! Part 1 of Part 2

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The exquisite plating continued into Week 2 of the Jamaica Observer's Applaud it! initiative which provides students with the unique opportunity of sharing a formal meal with industry leaders. These master classes expertly balance dining etiquette with thought-provoking conversation... Read More

NCB Applaud It!

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Ten students from the NCB's Adopt A School Programme were hosted Friday last by NCB President and Group CEO Patrick Hylton; Dennis Cohen, chief financial officer and deputy CEO NCB Group; Andrew Pairman, deputy chairman, NCB Foundation; and Nichole Brackett Walters, marketing and... Read More

Franciacorta — An Italian Champagne alternative

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

December is when most sparkling wines, including Champagne, are sold worldwide; the week of Valentine's Day usually sees a bump in sales also. With Champagne prices not in everyone's budget, consumers are always on the lookout for great alternatives. While many wine-producing countries... Read More

VIDEO: A Voice To The Voiceless

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

It was the turn of six lawyers-in-waiting, Monday afternoon, to participate in Applaud It! A Jamaica Observer initiative that allows members of the next generation to meet leaders in a formal, no-holds-barred setting. Holding court at the well-appointed meeting room... Read More

Conversations for Greatness

Friday, November, 24 2017    

The cosy, festive setting of the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) boardroom was where seven grades five and six students of the Stony Hill Primary & Jr High School were greeted by members of the financial group Thursday afternoon. Broad smiles... Read More

Steppin' Up To The Plate

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

“I was showcasing Jamaican flavours, keeping things local and seasonal.” This was the self-imposed mandate of award-winning caterer Celeste Gordon, who, joined by her perennial collaborator Siri Saunders, prepared a five-course meal for the 2017 launch of... Read More

Applaud It! Part 1

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

Week 1 of the Jamaica Observer's annual Applaud It! initiative unfolded in fine style last week. The initiative has grown from a one-week event to three, as more industry leaders have expressed an interest in meeting members of the next generation exactly where they are and engaging them... Read More

Société Mondiale du Vin in the Bush

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

My wine credo is to give every wine lover the opportunity to experience good wines from all over the world. This is why I accepted the challenge to head the Jamaican chapter of the Société Mondiale du Vin. The Société Mondiale du Vin, which translates to “World Wine Society”,... Read More

The Ultimate Maggi Street Style Experience

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Our local street vendors are some of the most hard-working, ingenious and fun-loving people with talents that know no bounds. Skilled at making the best of whatever situation life throws at them, their laughter, good vibe and good food are our best medicine. The Crab Village located at... Read More

Fit for Royalty

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

Luxury resort Half Moon upped the ante on its guest chef series with the latest instalment featuring Chef John Higgins at Sugar Mill Restaurant, a fortnight ago. Read More



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