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December 2nd, 2019
Big Bamboo aiming to go bigger & better for 2020 Anegada Lobster Festival

LOBLOLLY BAY, Anegada, VI- The dust has barely settled on the two-day Anegada Lobster Festival, and visitors and residents have been placed on notice that they should expect an even more elaborate 2020 edition of the culinary festival at one of the participating establishments, Big Bamboo Restaurant.

November 24th, 2019
‘Epic’ Taste of Virgin Gorda held

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- There is not a better word than ‘epic’ to describe the mammoth turnout of tourists and persons living in the Virgin Islands (VI) and the participation of chefs at the Taste of Virgin Gorda, held as part of the 5th Annual Taste of the BVI.

November 17th, 2019
More locals given opportunity to participate in Cooper Island Rum Festival

COOPER ISLAND, VI- More local vendors were given an opportunity to participate in the Fifth Annual Cooper Island Rum Festival on November 16, 2019, thanks to a first time collaboration with ROMASCO Group of Companies.

November 12th, 2019
‘Being part of BVI Food Fete reps who I am as a BVIslander’ Ariq Flax-Clarke

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Gorda’s very own Chef Ariq Flax-Clarke said he has been holding his own in the kitchen long before he was a teenager and was happy to stimulate the taste buds of hundreds of guests at the BVI Food Fete event 'Taste of Tortola' at Queen Elizabeth II Park on November 9, 2019.

November 10th, 2019
Taste of Tortola draws the crowd!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All roads led to the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town for the Taste of Tortola held as part of the 2019 BVI Food Fete on November 9, 2019.

November 8th, 2019
2019 BVI Food Fete kicks off with Gourmet Soiree on Scrub Island

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds took the short boat ride to Scrub Island last evening, November 7, 2019 for the BVI Tourist Board's (BVITB) Gourmet Soiree, which kicked off the 2019 BVI Food Fete, an event coinciding with the BVITB’s 50th anniversary.

October 29th, 2018
Premier Smith wants more youths in Culinary Industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) says more youths are being encouraged to get into the culinary industry given the Virgin Island is quickly rising in popularity within the culinary arts.

December 17th, 2016
Hundreds get a Taste of Tortola 'Xmas style'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The capital was buzzing with activity at three locations with a 'Taste of Tortola Christmas style’ as local restaurants, catering services, pastry makers, craft vendors, agriculturists, and florists took the opportunity to give the hundreds of cruise passengers, locals and other visitors just what the island had to offer.

November 3rd, 2016
Lack of participation forces postponement of Taste of Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Calling it a “tough” decision, Director of Tourism Sharon Flax-Brutus has announced that the Taste of Tortola event slated for Saturday November 5, 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Park has been postponed to “early December.”

September 27th, 2016
No fast food chains in VI good for culinary tourism- Sharon Flax-Brutus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of Tourism Sharon Flax-Brutus says with the dramatic rise in travelers from the major niche market of the US opting for unique food experiences, she is pleased that the territory is void of food chains and instead provides authentic locally produced foods.


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