The Ambergris Caye Food Festival begins on Sunday January 20th and
runs to Saturday January 26th, 2008. Each evening there will be an
event at a different restaurant on Ambergris Caye. These will be
announced in the next few days. Any Restaurant wishing to host an
event can contact the SPBA for more details.
The Ambergris Caye Food Festival will culminate in a Town Block Party
on Saturday January 26th in Central Park. This Block Party will begin
at 5:00 pm. There will be live entertainment and music.
There are 12 Booth spaces available. Each booth will cost $250.00 BZ. This
cost includes a tent, table and fee for liquor license extension.
The night of the block party there will three competitions:
1. Each booth can compete for in the "Best Dish" and the "Best
Dessert" categories. These categories will be judged by our panel of
judges as well as by the general public who will be able to vote at
the official voting booth.
2. The second competition will be a "Chef Showcase." We will have 4 to
6 Chefs competing for the title of "Ambergris Caye Food Festival Chef
The chefs will each be provided with a station...they must bring their
own pantry items. At the beginning of the competition they will be
given a secret ingredient...they must then showcase this ingredient in
They will have one hour to prepare the two dishes for the panel of
judges. While they are preparing the dishes the audience will be able
to watch and there will be a MC giving a "play by play".
3. There will also be a bartending competition, again with a secret ingredient.
There will be prizes awarded for the winning chefs, dishes, and
drinks. There will also be prizes for things like the best decorated
booth and most creative theme.
People or businesses sponsoring the event with cash of $1,000.00 Bz or
more will be given 1 seat at the judge's table and will judge the
Anyone wanting to participate or sponsor can contact the SPBA.
Just to Clarify about the Events, the Block Party will be in Central
Park on Saturday, January 26th.
It will start at 5:00pm and the Booths will be set up from Atlantic
Bank to Fido's.
Aside from the competitions, there will be other entertainment all
evening... Music, Performers and lots of great food and drinks.
phone: (501) 226.4474