Grenada’s Launches Culinary Partnership with Award Winning Chef Alexander Smalls

Grenada’s Launches Culinary Partnership with Award Winning Chef Alexander Smalls

November 1, 2023 0

With renowned Chef Alexander Smalls, Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has created a partnership to elevate its reputation as a premier culinary destination.

A Flavorful Partnership

This culinary collaboration is set to build on a range of exciting initiatives, including a Master Class conducted by local chefs, the development of recipes showcasing Grenada’s signature spices and cacao, a Tastemaker event featuring celebrity chefs and culinary influencers, a Fireside Chat with Grenada’s leaders in food security, agriculture, and sustainability, and the launch of the Spice Replanting Program.

Alexander Smalls, an illustrious personality known not only for his Grammy and Tony awards as an opera singer but also for his James Beard Award-winning culinary skills, his ventures in the world of cuisine, his authorship, and his advocacy for culinary arts, expressed his enthusiasm for this venture.

“I’m excited because the Spice Island concept is near and dear to the work that I do. I look forward to bringing a congress of chefs to explore the island and to create partnerships on the ground with local vendors and restaurateurs. We’ll also be creating a series of engaging and interactive video content that will excite the locals, as well as the global community that should know and celebrate Grenada as we do.”

Alexander Smalls, Chef, Restaurateur, Opera singer, Author

The Soil of Grenada

Its rich soil and unique spices make Grenada one of the world’s finest spice producers. Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Economic Development, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Creative Economy, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives, lauded the partnership with Chef Smalls, emphasizing its potential to raise awareness of Grenada as a top-notch culinary destination in the Caribbean.

“The partnership with Chef Smalls will elevate awareness of Grenada as a top culinary destination in the Caribbean with a variety of new events and experiences geared to entice the taste buds of visitors and locals alike.”

Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Economic Development, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Creative Economy, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives
L-R: Petra Roach, CEO of Grenada Tourism Authority, Hon. Lennox Andrews, Minister for Economic Development, Planning, Tourism and ICT, Creative Economy, Agriculture and Lands, Fisheries and Cooperatives, Alexander Smalls, James Beard Award-winning chef, restaurateur, author, and culinary activist and Randall Dolland, Chairman of Grenada Tourism Authority.

The Culinary Journey with Grenada’s Tourism Authority

Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority, shared her delight in embarking on this culinary journey with Chef Smalls, highlighting his impressive credentials and the unforgettable culinary experiences he offers.

“His pedigree not only speaks for itself, but his creations offer delicious memories that are unforgettable. We know culinary is a big reason why people choose the places they travel, and we intend to make it known that there are no greater bites to be had than in Grenada.”

Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority

This partnership between Grenada and Chef Alexander Smalls promises to be a mouthwatering journey of flavors and culture that will undoubtedly enthrall both visitors and locals.

You can learn more about Pure Grenada: The Spice of the Caribbean below:

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