Ding Dong joins jerk festival line-up

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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Deejay/dancer Ding Dong is the latest addition to the entertainment line-up for the 17th Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, scheduled for November 11 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida.

He joins soca star Alison Hinds, Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, LUST, Chino, The Mighty Diamonds, Naomi Cowan, Mikal Rustle and Suzanne Sultry. They will be backed by Code Red Band.

There will also be a three-hour gospel showcase dubbed 'Bro Gary Gospel Showcase'. Featured acts are Sister Pat, 2nd Chance, Prodigal, Da Flame, and Bridget Blucher.

As usual, jerked food is the focus of the event, which is one of the most popular on South Florida's Caribbean calendar.

According to a release from organisers, features that have made the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival a sustained success are again on the 'menu'. These include the Publix Culinary Pavilion which offers patrons “cooking competitions and mouthwatering foods”. This year, two of South Florida's top news anchors will square off in the Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge. They are two-time champion Todd Tongen of Local 10, and NBC 6's Roxanne Vargas.

WSVN 7 Sports Director Donovan Campbell and Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison will also show off their culinary expertise in this contest.

Hugh Sinclair, known in South Florida food circles as Chef Irie, will host the Publix Culinary Pavilion. The Publix 2018 Cook-off sees 2017 champion Chef Troy Tingling taking on four challengers for the Dutch Pot Trophy and cash prize.

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