Simon Rimmer joins Caribbean food festival
If you want to learn about, cook and eat fabulous food with celebrity TV chefs in the Caribbean then head to rex resorts this May for their annual Caribbean food festival 'Taste of rex resorts'.
BBC2's Something For The Weekend chef, Simon Rimmer will be helping to guide guests through food demonstrations and food tasting at rex resorts in Antigua on 9th May to 16th May 2011.
Simon Rimmer, will be travelling to Antigua to treat guests at Hawksbill and Halcyon Cove by rex resorts to food demonstrations creating Caribbean recipes such as a 'Salad of Caribbean Lobster', following his successful visit in St Lucia last year. Simon's hands on approach will ensure guests are given a step by step cookery guide on a variety of Caribbean cuisine giving hints and tips on how best to recreate these Caribbean recipes back home to bring a little sunshine into your kitchen. Join Simon in Antigua and then relive those Caribbean memories from all you learn from him back at home.
The week-long initiative will also highlight the quality and variety of dining experiences available across all eight of rex resorts properties, in Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Antigua and St Lucia. Throughout the week, chefs from each hotel will showcase their top dishes, guide hotel guests through food demonstrations and food tasting, create special cocktails, as well as arranging visits for guests to the local produce market or rum factory.
For a full itinerary of the week go to rexresorts.com/tasteofrex four white sandy beaches, it has a 70% guest return rate. Accommodation varies from beachfront bungalows to garden view rooms.
Halcyon Cove by rex resorts is a family friendly resort offering a fantastic beachfront location on Dickenson's Bay. There's a lot to keep guests entertained from simply lazing by the pool or beach to a variety of water sports. Its restaurant Warri Pier is the only restaurant in Antigua to be positioned on a jetty overlooking the Caribbean sea and offers exquisite fresh seafood dishes.
If you are interested in taking part in 'A Taste of rex resorts', then holiday packages are available through all travel agents including BA Holidays.
7 night stay at Halcyon Cove by rex resort with BA Holidays from just £719 room only per person, based on two adults sharing and return economy flights on British Airways from Gatwick.
7 night stay at Hawksbill by rex resort from just £1029, all inclusive per person, based on two adults sharing and return economy flights on British Airways from Gatwick.
Based on travel from 9-16th May 2011. Bookings by 30th April 2011. To book visit ba.com.
The festival is free to any guests at the resorts during this time.