Top 4 Culinary Events in the Cayman Islands

Cayman’s culinary events are renowned. With exceptional culinary variety, unsurpassed ambience and acclaimed local and international chefs, the Cayman Islands will inspire even the most discriminating gourmands.


1. Taste of Cayman

Cayman’s largest culinary event of the year, Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival, offers everything from delicious ice-creams to grown-up cocktails, street food to gourmet masterpieces. The festival has been running for over 30 years and offers the very best of Cayman’s diverse cuisines, local produce and as well as live cooking demonstrations and local entertainment.


2. Restaurant Month

Every October, the Cayman Islands Tourism Association coordinates Restaurant Month, with local restaurants offering prix fixe menus at excellent value. This is an incredible opportunity to learn more about what Cayman has to treat your palate as you sample some of the best food the Caribbean has to offer. For wine and spirit lovers, these prix fixe menus can also feature drink pairings. Treat your taste buds and come and take part in all things culinary in Cayman.


3. Cayman Cookout

Hosted by chef Eric Ripert along with his roster of celebrity chefs and wine and spirits experts, Cayman Cookout is one of the most prestigious celebrations of food and wine in the world. Guests at this exclusive, interactive festival enjoy dynamic cooking demonstrations, exclusive tastings and dining events, exciting local tours and unique epicurean experiences – all presented with a sense of barefoot elegance. The intimate events and celebrations allow for unprecedented access and interaction with some of the world’s most famous and beloved chefs, as well as unforgettable meals all set across the most amazing locations on Grand Cayman, from Seven Mile Beach to Rum Point.

Cayman Cookout starts on January 12th, 2022 and will feature chefs José Andrés, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, Tom Colicchio and more.


4. Cayman Cocktail Week

Cayman Cocktail Week celebrates all things cocktail and sip-worthy in the Cayman Islands. Taking place annually in October, Cocktail Week offers the opportunity to join industry professionals, local and international mixologists and bartenders for fun and interactive events, tastings and workshops. What’s more? It allows participants to enjoy discounted high-end cocktails served by the finest Cayman bartenders.
This year’s Cayman Cocktail Week will take place from October 21st to the 28th.