A Deliciously Goût Time

Saturday, March, 23 2019    

LAST Thursday night, close to 30 guests gathered at the French Ambassador to Jamaica's residence on Hillcrest Avenue to celebrate the fifth iteration of Goût de France. The event, which is held across the globe, is a gourmet festival to celebrate French gastronomy. This... Read More

An Intimate Evening with Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

Ian Burrell has had a lot of firsts in his career. He's the founder of UK RumFest, Europe's first-ever rum festival; the first person to set up a rum shack in Antarctica; and J Wray & Nephew's first rum brand ambassador in the UK. On Thursday, March 7, he... Read More

Crafting the Perfect Cheese Board

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

Assembling the perfect cheese board is easier than you think. Start with a visit to Butcher Block Gourmet Store where an assortment of fine European cheeses is available each day. But what to choose? An easy rule of thumb is one soft, one hard/semi-firm, one blue and one goat. If you're... Read More

Food Safety High-Risk Groups

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

Each week we explore different areas of food safety and management of food safety hazards at different levels to reduce the likelihood of cross-contamination at different points in the production and supply chain. If you can recall, food poisoning or other food-borne... Read More

A Spirited Celebration of Rum!

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, March, 21 2019    

I know I promised to focus on the lighter side of adult beverages for the next weeks. However, this week, I had to make an exception! You did, too, as so many of you attended the inaugural Jamaica Rum Festival held on March 9 and 10 at Hope Gardens in St Andrew. There was so much magic... Read More

Video: Hilton's Bambo-steamed Salmon

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa's invitation was clear and succint — Thursday Food was to come for lunch. Upon arrival at the resort (shout-out to the property's landscaper) the team was given a royal welcome with... Read More

The Dish...B&E Caterers

Thursday, March, 21 2019    

What do The Best Dressed Chicken, Hi Pro, Petrojam, HEART Trust/NTA, Tank-Weld, Edna Manley College of the Visual Arts, Red Stripe, and J Wray & Nephew all have in common? Lunch. Well, not the same meal, of course; rather, they all share the same lunch... Read More

The Annual 2019 Diplomatic Corps Dinner

Tuesday, March, 19 2019    

Against the sounds of the Jamaica Military Band, resident and non-resident high commissioners and ambassadors to Jamaica, along with members of the Jamaican Senate and industry leaders, congregated at King's House on Thursday, March 14. The occasion — the annual diplomatic corps... Read More

SO2 & 3

Sunday, March, 17 2019    


Sagicor 2019 Corporate Awards: Live on Broadway

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

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

Sunday, March, 17 2019    

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


Saturday, March, 16 2019    

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


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