After a halt of two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St Kitts and Nevis is celebrating its annual ‘Restaurant Week’, which commenced on July 14 and will go on till July 24, 2022.
With this, the small island nation has once again celebrated its rich cuisine, culture and local ingredients with the best chefs in the country.
Restaurant week of the island county is an event where restaurants offer their customers a fixed price or even discounted price menus so that individuals can try several various types of cuisines which they usually can’t afford.
Every year, mid and upper-range establishments take part in restaurant week, but any restaurant is allowed to participate in this event. The basic concept is that local restaurants collaborate with local tourist organisations or chambers of commerce to showcase a week of lunch and dinner specialities.
The event has also put a spotlight on Kittitian and Nevisian farmers. During each conduction of the competitions and activities of the event, the restaurants is emphasising the importance of the event, and the restaurants showcases the significance of the farmers among the tourists. They present the island nation’s rich cultural and authentic Caribbean cuisine with mesmerising events.
Among the events planned for 2022 is the Tasting Showcase, which took place in both St Kitts and Nevis, where restaurants served dishes made from the theme ingredient of this year, ‘ Sweet Potato’. The St Kitts tasting showcase took place on July 10 and the Nevis version on July 16. Other than that, there was also a mixologist/bartender competition where participants finished the winning cocktail, “The Eye-Opener”, featuring one of the Kitts rums, which held on July 14.
Another key event on the calendar will be Grill Fest on July 23, which “pays tribute to the grill masters as they vie for the title of Best Grill Master in three categories: poultry, pork and seafood”. Every participating restaurant will offer savoury dishes and beverages to the attendees as they will witness the serving up of the tasty dishes featuring the sweet potato.
Participating restaurants have designed one-off menus, each incorporating the theme ingredient. More than 50 restaurants are be participating in the event to give local experiences through culinary, entertainment and artisans.
One of the participating restaurants is also Serendipity, a cosy restaurant, lounge, and bar situated in the historic Fortlands, a short walk from downtown Basseterre. Both Serendipity’s extensive lunch and dinner menus offering a wide variety of local and international cuisine.
Another restaurant, Four Seasons Resort Nevis is participating in St Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week and its three-course menu showcases the talent of the Four Seasons culinary team. Natalia Ristorante resorts also expressed pleasure in announcing their participation in this annual tradition of dining out and celebrating local ingredients. Their chefs have curated a special three-course menu featuring simple Italian classics and sweet potato.
Besides this, the event is also featuring restaurants such as Arther’s, Sunset Cafe, Park Hyatt and over fifty restaurants.
St Kitts and Nevis have built an excellent reputation for cuisine in recent years. Chefs on the islands guard local recipes zealously, but as well as Creole and West Indian fare, they also specialize in Chinese, Western and Indian dishes.
The restaurants of the twin island welcomed tourists with fresh fruit on the market and beach promenades selling mangoes, papayas, bananas and much more. Moreover, the country is also famous for imported drinks. In addition to that, the local cooking is simple, spicy and makes use of the plentiful fresh fish, vegetables, and fruit.
Restaurants such as Frigate Bay and Turtle Bay located in the capital, Basseterre and the southern peninsula resort area offer good options ranging from fine dining to family restaurants, serving a mixture of local and international cuisine to the visitors. Moreover, St Kitts and Nevis cuisines incorporate the finest fresh local ingredients into simple, flavourful dishes. People are finding many things to do in St Kitts, but none of them is more satisfying than sitting down and enjoying the local delicacies.
The country has paved the progressive path with the help of tourism and the Citizenship by Investment Programme. The Federation is profoundly known as one of the best nations providing economic citizenship.
Launched in 1984, the smallest country in the Western Hemisphere is a pioneer of the Citizenship by Investment industry. The Citizenship by Investment Programme of St Kitts and Nevis has also been regarded world’s best by the CBI Index 2021 of the Financial Times published in the PWM Magazine. St Kitts and Nevis have been ranked first for Citizenship Time, Due Diligence and Family in the Index.
St Kitts and Nevis is providing alternative citizenship to investors across the globe in exchange for the financial contribution to the country’s economy. It has also been regarded as the longest-running in the world for running the programme for more than three decades.
Interested candidates can apply for alternative citizenship of the country through the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF), which is popularly known as Fund Option. This investment option was established in the year 2018 to support various socio-economic initiatives in the country. The SGF supports the ongoing advancement of St Kitts and Nevis and provides the country with the potential to grow as a prospering small-island country. The investment will enhance the future of investors, as well as the future of St Kitts and Nevis.
Some of the key benefits offered by the Programme of St Kitts and Nevis are as follows:
• Open routes to a global market
• Opportunity to become a global citizen
• Enables to add additional dependants under one application
• Offers numerous business opportunities
• Diversify your portfolio
• An efficient platform for wealth planning
About St Kitts and Nevis:
One must visit the travel destination; St Kitts and Nevis is an exceptional place for travellers who love to relish a stay in the lap of nature. The twin island Federation is famous for sandy as well as silver beaches and coral reefs. The tourists are attracted to the beautiful and mesmerizing sights of the Federation. Moreover, St Kitts and Nevis have also regarded as the safest in the Caribbean region.