Business View Caribbean | Volume 9, Issue 3

17 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 9, ISSUE 3 A NGUILLA – Chef Jonathan Waxman will be a featured guest chef at the Anguilla Culinary Experience (ACE), a new epicurean festival taking place in Anguilla from May 11 to 15 to benefit culinary education and showcase why the island is known as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. The 2016 James Beard Award winner for “Best Chef: New York City” and chef- owner of New York’s Barbuto, joins a growing line-up of international and local chefs who will blend their creativity with Anguilla’s fresh ingredients during five days of parties, dinners, classes, tastings and tours at Anguilla’s five- star resorts, luxury villas and award-winning restaurants. Tickets can be purchased online, with a portion of proceeds to fund life-changing programming for Anguilla’s next generation of chefs. “Simply put, Anguilla is heaven on earth. The people are fantastic, the local food is terrific, the beaches are pristine, and the water might JONATHANWAXMAN JOINS CHEF ROSTER FOR ANGUILLA CULINARY EXPERIENCE be some of the best in the world. I’m looking forward to returning to the island and cooking alongside my peers for the Anguilla Culinary Experience,” said Waxman. On Thursday, May 12, Waxman will cook at the breathtaking cliff-top ÀNI Private Resort Anguilla, together with their Caribbean Region Executive Chef Parash Chhetri, formerly the executive chef at the Bhutan Spirit Sanctuary with a strong background in modern organic and vegan cuisine. Chhetri and his team lead ÀNI’s unique culinary program, through which custom menus are designed for each visiting group to whom the resort is exclusively rented. The dinner at ÀNI will be one of the VIP-ticket only experiences hosted at select villas and resorts. Each dinner – complete with unforgettable food, wine, live music – will feature an intimate interaction with different chefs and be kept to just 20 guests. “I’m super excited to work with Chef Waxman to OPENING L INES