Join chef Eric Ripert at the culinary event of the decade

Cayman Cookout 2018 - Events

The complete event schedule with more than 40 activities will be finalized soon but some of the highlights include: 

The Adventures of Eric & Tony

Known as a staple event in Cayman Cookout tradition, this culinary demonstration takes you on a journey with Chef Eric Ripert and bestselling author and multiple Emmy Award-winning television food personality,Anthony Bourdain. Travel around the world, from one unbelievable adventure to the next, as Delightful vs. Sinful meet in true Cayman Cookout style.

OléJosé by Chef José Andrés

The Master of Entertaining while cooking, Chef José Andrés kicks off the weekend in signature style. Andrés entertains with his spirited stories, while making his famous paella. This is one of the most anticipated events of the weekend, as José amazes and delights the audience.

Essential BAM!!! with Emeril Lagasse  

Chef Emeril promises a cooking demonstration showcasing hispassion in the mastery of Creole and Cajun cuisine in his own “New Orleans”style. Watch Emeril’s passion for food “kick it up a notch” at this year’s Cayman Cookout.

Around The World with Anthony Bourdain

Join us around the world with Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef, bestselling author and multiple Emmy-winning television personality, live at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. Chef Bourdain tastes and discusses international and local flavors with Cayman's most acclaimed chefs and restauranteurs.

Barefoot Barbecue

Dine under the stars as Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, José Andrés, and other event chefs harmonize sizzling grills with the breaking waves. Hand-crafted cocktails, live music and sweet creations will enchant into the evening.

The Beach Bash

Set sail on a catamaran across the turquoise Caribbean Sea to Stingray City – Chef Eric Ripert's favorite destination – to swim, snorkel and interact with the majestic sea creatures. Afterwards, head over to Rum Point and revel in a distinctly Caymanian culinary experience with a special grilled lunch hosted by the talented chefs of Cayman Cookout.

Bon Vivant Cook-off Brunch

Endless Moët & Chandon Champagne and extravagant brunch selections enchant as Grand Cayman’s most ambitious amateur chefs duel in alive cook-off in The Cayman Islands Ballroom. The amateur chef finalists will face off during Sunday brunch, with the winner to be determined by the ultimate judges: Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain and José Andrés.

Rumand Robusto

Join Chef Eric Ripert and his friends for a fun game among the Cookout’s honored chefs. This VIP ticket for Rum and Robusto provides access to highly anticipated Pétanque Game. This event will definitely be an unforgettable experience, as guests join one of the incredible teams. May the best team win!

A Grand Finale Evening with Eric Ripert and the Chefs of Cayman Cookout

The tenth annual Cayman Cookout concludes with an unforgettable ten-course dinner, hosted by Chef Eric Ripert, featuring the talented chefs of Cayman Cookout  for  a truly Grand Finale.

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
If you have any event-related questions, please call 345-815-6117.