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FOOD AWARDS

FLOW Applauds Cumberland High School

(Front row, from left) FLOW Foundation Community Programme Manager Courtney Bell; FLOW Foundation Executive Assistant Shelly-Ann O’Connor; Cumberland High School Work Experience Coordinator Raxine Green; (back row, from left) Cumberland High School Principal Michael Brydson; Cumberland High School clothing and textiles teacher Jodi-Ann Wilson-Thompson; dancehall entertainer Jeffrey ‘Agent Sasco’ Campbell; Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor — Lifestyle & Social Content Novia McDonald-Whyte; FLOW Foundation Director Troy Cockings; FLOW Jamaica Managing Director Garfield Sinclair; caterer extraordinaire Jacqui Tyson; FLOW Jamaica Director of Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Management Kayon Wallace and 12 students from Cumberland High School give a resounding round of applause for the Jamaica Observer’s Applaud IT! initiative.

“Where you are now and the grades you are getting do not determine where you are destined to be,” FLOW Jamaica Managing Director Garfield Sinclair told the students of Cumberland High School at the final sitting of the Jamaica Observer’s 2016 Applaud It! initiative last Thursday afternoon. I ...more

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TASTE OF TRYALL: Out of Many, One Cuisine

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The manicured lawns of the luxurious Tryall Club in Hanover were transformed Friday last, November 25, into an exquisite culinary enclave as part of the Taste of Tryall. The annual culinary celebration, now in its seventh year, requested of its chef ...more

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Supreme Ventures Applauds the Men of Jamaica College

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, was memorable for 10 Jamaica College students, all members of the highly-acclaimed robotics club, who participated in a working luncheon which was hosted by Ian Levy, deputy chairman of Supreme Ventures, and four members of the ...more

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’Tis the season

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Some call it the silly season; some call it the happiest time of the year. Some paraphrase Shakespeare; referring to the season as ‘the best of times and the worst of times’. Call it whatever you want, the Christmas season is upon us, bri ...more

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FLOW Applauds Cumberland High School

Friday, November 25, 2016

“Where you are now, and the grades you are getting, do not determine where you are destined to be,” FLOW Jamaica Managing Director Garfield Sinclair told the students of Cumberland High School at yesterday’s final sitting of the Jam ...more

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Opa’s Salut (Yia Sou)!

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Jamaica Observer week-long celebration of wines and champagne continued Wednesday evening at Opa! with, you guessed it, Greek wines. Indeed, the festivities were taken up several notches as the establishment itself was celebrating birthday number ...more

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Vine in Partners

Friday, November 25, 2016

Another Wednesday night, another reason to Salut! The Jamaica Observer’s week-long wine-appreciation festivities found wine lovers at the Regency Bar & Lounge at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel. The early birds caught the waiter, who served ...more

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Cayman Table Talk: Fare Discourse

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Following a most successful inaugural staging, the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards, The Cayman Islands edition presented by The Best Dressed Chicken , returned on Thursday, November 10, to The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort for its second ...more

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Applauding Success

Thursday, November 24, 2016

No goals were scored on Wednesday, November, 16 by the Harbour View Football Club’s (HVFC) Under 13 and 15 Pay As You Go KSAFA Champions 2016, inside the boardroom of the Jamaica Public Service corporate offices. There were, however, goals of ...more

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Rainforest Seafoods applauds Iris Gelly Primary

Thursday, November 24, 2016

It was a delightful afternoon last Friday for 15 students of Iris Gelly Primary School at the Rainforest Seafoods headquarters. They made their way along the red carpet to the boardroom where they found their name cards and individual menus at a fest ...more

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NCB Applauds Success

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The first order of business for National Commercial Bank Foundation executives last Thursday afternoon was to host 12 top-achieving business students of Ardenne and Meadowbrook High schools inside the company’s boardroom at the Atrium. The exe ...more

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My ‘select’ tions - Part 2

Thursday, November 24, 2016

A couple of weeks ago customers, suppliers, business partners and friends celebrated with Select Brands, one of Jamaica’s fastest growing wine and spirits importers/distributors. At that event I was challenged by a fellow wine enthusiast to giv ...more

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Rainforest Seafoods applauds Iris Gelly Primary

Monday, November 21, 2016

Christmas came early Friday afternoon last for 15 students of the Iris Gelly Primary School’s grades 5 and 6 classes. They made their way along the red carpet to the boardroom, where they found their name cards and individual menus at a festiv ...more

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Tables Twice Turned

Sunday, November 20, 2016

BORNE out of a desire to position the Caribbean as a culinary hot spot, the progeny of The Rock’s Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards, the Table Talk Food Awards — Cayman Islands Edition, presented by The Best Dressed Chicken, on Thur ...more

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Applauding the boys of Allman Town

Friday, November 18, 2016

Last Tuesday afternoon, seated inside the Devonshire, Devon House, 12 boys from the top GSAT class at Allman Town Primary received life lessons and gourmet versions of their everyday meals — catered by The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Award ...more

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VIDEO: NCB Applauds Success

Friday, November 18, 2016

The National Commercial Bank Foundation executives Thalia Lyn, chairperson; Nadeen Matthews, CEO; Dennis Cohen, Deputy Group Managing Director; and Belinda Williams, NCB Foundation Manager of Corporate Brand, applauded lustily yesterday afternoon &md ...more

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Applaud It! 2016 Launch

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Jamaica Observer’s third annual Applaud it! lunch series is back! The first sitting took place on Sunday afternoon in the company’s boardroom and was hosted by members of the newspaper’s executive and the Best Dressed Chicken t ...more

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Catch Ah Fire, Run Ah Boat!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

On the eve of the second annual Table Talk Food Awards – The Cayman Islands Edition, presented by the Best Dressed Chicken, The Jamaica Broilers Group President and CEO Christopher Levy hosted a private dinner at the multi-award-winning Catch R ...more

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A Sixth Taste of Jamaica

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The sixth staging of the HEART Trust/ NTA Taste of Jamaica Culinary Competition could arguably be described as the best one yet, with 19 competition categories attracting scores of participants and showcasing some of the best of Jamaica’s young ...more

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Applauding the Harbour View Football Club

Thursday, November 17, 2016

NO goals were scored yesterday afternoon by the Harbour View Football Club’s under-15 and under-13 teams inside the boardroom at the Jamaica Public Service corporate offices. There were, however, goals of another kind — life lessons impar ...more

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A Meet Street Food Truck Festival

Thursday, November 17, 2016

On Saturday, October 29 — night four of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival and night two of the Meet Street festivities — foodies came out in their numbers for Jamaica’s only Food Truck Festival, which witnessed 17 food trucks an ...more

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Celebrating Five Select Years

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Today there are over a dozen wine and spirits importers and distributors in Jamaica. Over the past five years we might have seen four new ones emerge or rebranded. None of those new kids on the block have made the impact that Select Brands has. Begin ...more

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Taste of Jamaica 2016 awardees

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Taste of Jamaica is geared towards promoting and showcasing the country’s most talented through a mix of competitions, cooking demonstrations, seminars, workshops, and tastings. See the list of this year's awardees below: Fruit & Vegetab ...more

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Catch wins top Table Talk Food Awards

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Catch Restaurant and Lounge was named the top performer in Cayman’s food industry, earning Restaurant of the Year, Chef of the Year and Best Ambience awards at the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards. Also at the awards ceremony at the Mar ...more

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VIDEO: Applaud it! 2016 Launch

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Jamaica Observer ’s third annual Applaud it! lunch series is back. The first sitting took place yesterday afternoon in the company’s boardroom hosted by members of the newspaper’s executive team and executives from the Best Dres ...more

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Spice of Life

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Foodies journeyed to Kingston Polo Club at Caymanas Estates for Jamaica’s first gourmet spicy food fest, on Saturday, October 29, night five of the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival. Traditional spices like the pimento, thyme, and nutmeg were i ...more

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