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Sagicor 2019 Corporate Awards: Live on Broadway
As far as employee recognition events go the rubric is rather simple — good food, open bar, some sort of entertainment and lusty applause for your team members. However, leave it to Sagicor to shun anything staid and embrace a theme that would get attendees excited. On March 12...... Read More

SO Gardening — Your Vegetable PATCH
Growing your own vegetables is one of those activities that balances practicality and indulgence. In addition to the convenience of having the fixings for a salad or light supper right outside your door, but when you grow your own vegetables, you're getting the most nutritional bang for...... Read More

We certainly didn't expect to find such an impressive range of coffee-infused beauty products at the recently concluded Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival (held in Newcastle, Irish Town). We reckon you'll be equally impressed. Plus, your best accessory is the hairclip! What Under the...... Read More

Guardian Life: The Journey Continues

Saturday, March, 16 2019    

There was a flurry of activity at the Sunken Gardens at Hope Gardens on Saturday, March 9 when Guardian Life Limited held its 20th anniversary and 19th annual awards ceremony. Team members were feted and celebrated for making the 2018 fiscal year the best in the personal financial and... Read More

This Is Sparta!

Friday, March, 15 2019    

THE 2006 fantasy/action flick 300 is the basis of the Sagicor Life Jamaica Holborn Branch's approach to competition, excellent service and recruiting new “Spartans”. For this reason the Spartan leader, Sagicor Life Jamaica Holborn Branch... Read More

Making Chicken Cordon Bleu with Butcher Block

Thursday, March, 14 2019    

There are thousands of ways to cook a chicken; this week Butcher Block shares with Thursday Food how to make chicken cordon bleu. Read More

Young & Hungry: St Andrew High School's Future Food Entrepreneurs

Thursday, March, 14 2019    

As part of unit two of CAPE Food and Nutrition, close to two dozen Grade 12 and 13 students from St Andrew High School for Girls participated in a sample day on February 28. The practicum gave each student the opportunity to don her entrepreneur hat and develop a new product. The... Read More

Allergen Management and Control at your Restaurant

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, March, 14 2019    

I magine sitting in a Japanese restaurant watching your meal being prepared, all that flipping and flaming to prepare a tasty meal. You've advised the chef that you are allergic to shellfish; however, another member of your dining party has ordered shrimp. While watching... Read More

'Beerly' Drinking – It's Lent!

with Debbiann Spence-Minott | Thursday, March, 14 2019    

As the title of our column, Bar None, suggests, when it comes to beverages, we make no exceptions. Therefore, as we move into the religious season of Lent, we are shifting our focus from higher-strength distilled alcohol products to fermented selections. In recent years, the emphasis on... Read More

VIDEO: Rising Stars

Thursday, March, 14 2019    

On February 27, Jonathan Grant High School hosted its second Culinary Explosion on the school's grounds. The event was conceptualised to introduce the students to career opportunities that exist within the culinary arts field. Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards awardee Executive... Read More


Wednesday, March, 13 2019    

The inaugural Jamaica Rum Festival, presented by Appleton Estate in partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board and the Tourism Enhancement Fund, was a veritable rum-infused hot spot for hundreds of Jamaicans and foreigners who ventured to Palm Drive, Hope Gardens, last Saturday and... Read More

Guardian Life etched in excellence

Tuesday, March, 12 2019    

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Female Entrepreneurs Take The Digital Dive

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Recently, some 4,000 strangers from around the world converged at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. But why were they there? Funnel Hacking Live (FHL). The conference is akin to Comic-Con for Internet marketers. These “funnel... Read More

Ready, Set, Emerge!

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Oprah often speaks of “aha” moments — those instances when everything makes perfectly good sense. It's one thing speaking about them, however, but to experience them occuring one after the other in a roomful of people is powerful. This was the scene at the inaugural... Read More


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