Chairman’s Message

We are delighted to welcome you to the Annual Caribbean Food and Wine Festival of Turks and Caicos featuring the 6th Gourmet Safari and our very first Island Street Food Fair.

This year the Festival has attracted more attention from culinary heavy hitters, such as world renowned Chef John Delucie from The Lion and Crown in New York City, “The First Lady of Wine” Heidi Barrett from La Sirena Napa Valley and John Terlato from Terlato Wines International which represents over 60 of the world’s finest wines. We are also pleased to welcome our returning Ambassadors of Turks & Caicos: Chef Beau MacMillan Executive Chef of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Tuck Beckstoffer from Tuck Beckstoffer wines, Lisa and Scott Jenkins from Duck Pond Cellars and our very own Wesley Clerveux Former Director/Chief Conservation Officer and current Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Government Support Services.

On behalf of our team, we as Co-Chairmen of this growing extravaganza would like to firstly thank you for your contribution towards the success of all events, which enable us to improve the overall guest experiences for those traveling to the islands in addition to developing and enhancing the culinary platform for the development of our young chefs. The success of our events enables us to expand the Festival and strive towards making Turks and Caicos the premier destination for authentic Food and Wine experiences.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all our partners and talented Executive Chefs from Turks & Caicos, as well as their award winning culinary teams; with their participation and contribution we are able to showcase a selection of the islands finest.
We wish you a memorable experience and look forward to seeing you again in the first weekend of November 2017.

NIKHEEL ADVANI
Co-Chairman of Caribbean Food and Wine Festival &
Chief Operating Officer & Principal, Grace Bay Resorts

ANTHONY GARLAND
Co-Chairman of Caribbean Food and Wine Festival &
Operations Manager, The Wine Cellar/Discount Liqours Ltd