The countdown is ON for another incredible St. Croix Food & Wine Experience. The annual event is one of Frommer’s 10 Best International Food and Wine Festivals. The weeklong series of food & wine infused events is peppered with amazing Celebrity Chefs!
Here is the event line-up. Some events are already sold out, so make sure you get your tickets early! Buy Tickets
Sunday, April 6
Cuisine on the Green
Kick off the week of events and indulge yourself! Combine a favorite past time with great food and fine spirits. Held at the Carambola Golf Club, a Robert Trent Jones course, you will enjoy a lively tournament with tasty bites and drinks at every tee. Non-golfers are invited to tour the tastings via a golf cart.
2014 Cuisine on the Green Participants:
Complex High School Culinary Team
Eat @ Cane Bay
Greenside Grille at Carambola Golf Club
No Bones Café
Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa
Sandcastle on the Beach
The Waves at Cane Bay
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Gourmet Vintner Dinner
Tutto Bene Restaurant pairs a celebrity chef with a renowned wine maker to create the perfect dining Experience. With its gourmet-themed auction and Tutto Bene’s classy atmosphere, the Gourmet Vintner dinner is the perfect way to start a week of indulgence and generosity.
2014 GVD – Features Celebrity Chef Sam Choy & Celebrity Vintner Christina Turley! Sounds like a perfect pairing!!
Taste your way through historic Christiansted and enjoy three of St. Croix’s finest dining Experiences. Start with tasty appetizers and a perfect pairing of wine; then stroll to your entrée for a change in atmosphere. Finish off a fun and unique night with a fabulous dessert at the last restaurant and you’ll have sampled a bit of St. Croix’s best food, wine, and company.
Wednesday, April 9
Chefs Move To School Talk with Chef Todd Gray
Chefs across the country are answering Mrs. Obama’s call to get involved with their local schools as part of the Chefs Move to Schools initiative, including Equinox Restaurant’s Executive Chef Todd Gray. Chef Gray will discuss his work with Michelle Obama’s “Chefs Move to Schools” initiative, his work in the District of Columbia with the Murch school and how the same program can be done in the US Virgin Islands. UVI Great Hall. 12:00pm free
Food Fight! on the beach
Could you crack open a conch shell, identify a sauce blindfolded, or open a coconut in a timed challenge? As one of the most popular and exciting events of the week, Food Fight! has celebrity and island chefs teaming together to compete in a series of challenges that takes place right on the beach at the hip restaurant eat@canebay on the north shore.
Galleon Wine Dinner
The Galleon offers up a spectacular wine dinner that features specialized menus designed specifically to complement the finest of wines. With a guest vintner and great entertainment, The Galleon serves up a stunning dining Experience.
Thursday, April 10
A Taste of St. Croix
This is the event that started it all and simply cannot be missed. You’ll start your evening in the VIP area, which means you’ll be the first to enter this sell-out event. Held at Divi Carina Bay Resort, you will join almost 2000 participants and guests that sample the expertise of 55 restaurants, chefs, farms, and caterers. Visiting celebrity chefs, winemakers, rum distilleries, and breweries also offer samples of their best creations. As the only island-wide culinary competition of its kind, Taste also offers a thread of excitement throughout the night as restaurants are judged by renowned chefs and await the final results.
Friday, April 11
Cork & Fork Dinners
Prepared by celebrity chefs with wines presented by visiting vintners, these elegant dinners are prepared for an intimate group of 12-20 guests. Dinners are hosted in stunning private homes, several of which have appeared in national publications.
In January 2013, Martha Stewart raved about one of our Cork & Fork venues – A Visit To Cane Garden In St. Croix – after a private tour of the Southshore plantation.
Purchase a ticket or turn the event into your own private party!
Celebrity chefs share their grilling talents with our local culinary students at one of our hottest events.
Held in historic Frederiksted overlooking the water, this unique event allows you the opportunity to meet and mingle with celebrity chefs and enjoy unparalleled views as you dine and dance under the stars.
Saturday, April 12
This youth event ignites excitement about cooking with little chefs learning to make simple, fun recipes under the instruction of both celebrity and local chefs.
Wine in the Warehouse
Saturday night brings everyone together for wine tastings with winemakers, cocktail samplings, small bites, and music. The one-night transformation of the warehouse is a beautiful, surprising, and fun Experience.
If you take W. Airport Rd. towards Queen Mary Highway, the warehouse is to your left, but we suggest you park across the street and take one of our shuttles across the street.