12-15 January - Cayman Cookout
Epicureans and wine connoisseurs from around the world will gather in the Cayman Islands for the ninth annual Cayman Cookout. Join Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, Jose Andres and other celebrated chefs through a series of casual lunches, elaborate dinners, experiential tastings, culinary demonstrations, a signature beach barbecue and more. caymanislands.ky/caymancookout
14 January - First Taste: Wines of Dominique Lafon and Larry Stone by Avecita
Seafire will host its first Cayman Cookout event this year, a four-course Lingua Franca pairing experience at Avecita. At the helm of this culinary experience is Seafire’s Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca, George Marrone, Remy Lefebvre and the talented culinary team at Seafire. The event is the premiere global launch of Lungua Franca wine, which has already garnered critical acclaim from top wine critics at early barrel tastes. caymanislands.ky/caymancookout
14 January - Unwritten: Film Premiere at Regal Cinemas
Unwritten, a short film by Pascal Pernix, tells the story of a best-selling author who discovers that his unknown daughter is on a journey to meet her father for the first time. Filmed in the Cayman Islands, the movie will debut to the public over two showings, 7:30pm and 8:15pm, and will be accompanied by Q&As with the director and cast. Email [email protected] for tickets.
22 January - Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival
Known as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands will host its second food festival of the year at the 2017 Taste of Cayman. The island’s best chefs and mixologists come together to celebrate the best local food, cocktails, heavy cakes – the unofficial national dessert – and to show off their skills. tasteofcayman.org