Events / Dinner

Stars of the West Indies

Presented by West Indian Chefs Alliance

Thu, June 07, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
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Digby Stridiron

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Shorne Benjamin

St. Lucia

Jamilka Borges

Independent Brewing Company and Hidden Harbor, Pittsburgh

Andre Fowles


Kwame Onwuachi

Kith/Kin at the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, Washington, D.C.

Alexander Smalls

The Cecil and Minton's, NYC

Angel R. Betancourt

The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, Nassau, Bahamas

JBF Chefs Boot Camp alum Digby Stridiron has made a name for himself through his passionate advocacy, his deep devotion to West Indian cuisines and cultures, and his undeniably delicious food. For this Beard House dinner, Stridiron has gathered a group of chefs hailing from across the Caribbean to showcase their region’s diverse culinary heritage.


Hors d’Oeuvre

Pickled Mackerel with Capers, Ají Dulce, and Jerk Crumbs

Smoked Oxtail Empanadas with Tomato Chutney and Avocado Crema

Msmen Bread with Baigan Choka Espuma and Parsley


Sweet Plantain Flan with Shrimp Escabèche and Lobster Broth

Ackee and Salt Fish > Johnny Bake with Smoked Sturgeon, Ossetra Caviar, Ackee, Toasted Coconut, and Callaloo Jam

Jerk Holy City Hogs Pork with Coconut-Seasoned Congaree and Penn Middlins, Plantain Purée, and Yogurt

Curry Goat with Dumplings

Passion Fruit Pavlova with Coconut Snow and Mango Espuma

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.