With its spectacular views of cascading waterfalls and the turquoise Atlantic Ocean, it’s difficult to accept that over a century ago, this beautiful stone structure’s sole purpose was once the stabling of horses transporting important guests to the island’s premier lodging – “Crane Beach Hotel.”
Do you consider yourself a foodie? Are your travel destinations determined solely by the quality and variety of food on offer? Is your vacation itinerary planned around meals and not sights? Well then, you and your discerning taste buds are in luck because The Crane's Concierge has put together a comprehensive Foodie's Guide to Barbados. Check out what's on the menu:
In Barbados, you'll quickly learn that nothing beats the heat quite like a perfectly chilled tropical cocktail. Except maybe two perfectly chilled tropical cocktails. One in each hand. The talented mixologists of The Crane have been busy creating an all-new Crane Signature cocktail selection for you to try. Here's a taste of the top five best sellers:
Calling all foodies! Even those of you who do not have a penchant for gastronomy will get excited by the fabulous fare Barbados has to offer. Unlike anything you’ve ever had, and unique to the island, your trip to the Caribbean won’t be complete until you take this taste test we have for you. Here are the top 10 foods you must try when in Barbados:
Guest can now enjoy a beautiful day down on the beach, while we take care of light lunches and snacks as well as cool drinks and cocktails.
Recently, one of L'Azure's very own Sous Chefs - Antonio Sivers - was given the prestigious honour of being selected to join the national culinary team and represent Barbados at the 2014 Taste of the Caribbean competition, which took place at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida from June 28 to July 2, 2014.
Consulting Chef Jean Jacque revamps menus at D’Onofrio’s Trattoria and L’Azure!
It’s been over a year since Jean Jacque has taken the helm as consulting chef at The Crane Restaurants and has since transformed and revamped the menus at D’Onofrio’s Trattoria and L’Azure and will soon head over to The Carriage House.
Imagine a celebrity showcase of culinary expertise with the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados as its background, add to that great food, an excellent vintage and the best aged rum and you have the perfect package. The annual Food Wine and Rum festival (FWR) takes place right here in Barbados from November 16-19. This year’s event is slated to feature an even bigger celebrity contingent and a selection of international and Barbadian chefs including Food Network stars; Marcus Samuelsson, Aaron McCargo and Anne Burrell.