St. Barth's Announces Chef Lineup for 2022 Gourmet Festival

The St. Barts Tourism Committee has announced the lineup of guest chefs for the ninth edition of the St. Barts Gourmet Festival. The annual festival will return November 8-13, 2022 and pay tribute to French gastronomy.

“It is a real pleasure and honor to host the 9th annual St. Barts Gourmet Festival,” said Pascale Minarro Baudouin, president of the St. Barts Tourism Committee. “I am thrilled to also share that for the first time in the history of the festival the guest chefs are committed to cooking at least one dish with local products so that they can discover and share the treasures of our island with guests.”

Each guest chef will be hosted by a partner hotel or venue where they will create a multi-course menu to be served for a total of four consecutive nights during the festival. The guest chefs attending the St. Barth Gourmet Festival 2022 include: Gérald Passédat, guest chef at Hôtel Rosewood Le Guanahani St.Barth; Christopher Coutanceau, guest chef at Hôtel Christopher; Jean Georges Vongerichten and Cédric Vongerichten, guest chefs at Eden Rock – Saint Barth; Alan Geaam, guest chef at Hôtel Manapany; Tom Meyer, guest chef at Zion Saint Barth; Fanny Rey, guest chef at Restaurant L’Esprit Saline; Mohamed Cheikh, guest chef at Restaurant Bagatelle St. Barth; Georgiana Viou, guest chef at Hôtel Le Sereno; Cédric Grolet, guest chef at Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France; and Juan Arbelaez, guest chef at Nikki Beach Saint Barth.

The guest chefs will also serve as judges at several contests throughout the festival, including “The St. Barts Bartender Contest,” followed by the “Garçons de Café” race, “The St. Barts Chef Challenge” and “The Petite Toques Competition.”

Tasting menus will be offered for dinner service. Reservations for the festival dinners can be made by contacting the festival’s partner hotels and restaurants directly.

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