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Bermuda preps for foodie event

Global News Briefs 20 Sep, 2019 Follow News

Bermuda preps for foodie event

Bermuda holds its annual food festival next month in the capital Hamilton.


Taste of Bermuda, a unique culinary weekend that will have taste buds popping at various events across the city from Oct. 11-13, despite a brush with a hurricane this week.


Hurricane Humberto knocked out the power for some 80 percent of Bermuda's electricity customers. Thankfully, no one died when the Category 3 storm passed close to the island Wednesday night.


The annual Bacardi Bartending Competition will start proceedings on Friday, Oct. 11 with contestants creating Bermuda-themed elixirs from a box of ingredients.


Those Bermuda bartenders looking to add some showmanship to their style can learn from one of the best when international flair superstar Matt Conway leads a Masterclass in Flair Bartending à la Tom Cruise in Cocktail the next day.


A Dining-in-the-Dark pop-up restaurant will have guests taking their senses to the next level to create an unprecedented special evening.


A bespoke luxury picnic will see Barr’s Bay Park transformed into an intimate gathering place with posh picnic fare and endless glasses of vino. A grand Tasting Village on Front Street will feature vendors and city restaurants delivering sample-sized offerings to suit palettes.


A Bubble Garden will showcase all things carbonated and a culinary stage will cater to amateur chef competitions and live cooking demos with a special appearance by Instagram food star Jasmine Rezonable from Get Caked LA flipping up unbelievable pancake art. A kids’ zone, DJs and interactive installations will keep the Village buzzing into night fall as Hamilton welcomes culinary cruise liner Viking Sun to port.

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