Castries, June 30, 2023 – The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) announces Saint Lucia Foodie Fortnight from July 1st to 15th, 2023. This culinary event, included in the SLTA’s calendar to celebrate Saint Lucia Carnival 2023, promises to delight food enthusiasts with an exceptional staging of the island’s vibrant culinary scene.
The Saint Lucia Foodie Fortnight aims to encourage both locals and visitors to explore the diverse culinary offerings available on the island while providing them with an opportunity to discover new dining experiences. This initiative is expected to enhance visitors’ stays in Saint Lucia and generate economic benefits for the local communities. The Foodie Fortnight truly reflects the SLTA’s commitment to promoting the island’s rich gastronomic heritage, offering residents and visitors alike the chance to indulge in the exquisite creations and flavors offered by Saint Lucia’s top restaurants.
Throughout the event, participating restaurants across the island will entice guests with specially curated prix-fixe menus and cocktails that highlight the talents and creativity of their chefs. From innovative fusion dishes that blend local ingredients with international influences to traditional Saint Lucian recipes passed down through generations, the Foodie Fortnight promises a remarkable culinary journey for all palates.
Lorine Charles-St. Jules, CEO of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “The Saint Lucia Foodie Fortnight perfectly aligns with our commitment to showcasing the cultural and culinary treasures of our island. We cordially invite all visitors to join us and immerse themselves in this gastronomic extravaganza. This event provides a platform to celebrate the exceptional talents of our culinary professionals and the diverse flavors that make Saint Lucia a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts.”
Set against the backdrop of Saint Lucia Carnival 2023, a vibrant celebration of the island’s cultural heritage, the Foodie Fortnight allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in the festive spirit. Embrace the pulsating rhythms, colorful parades, energetic music, and lively atmosphere that define this joyous occasion.
Don’t miss this opportunity to tantalize your taste buds and experience the culinary excellence of Saint Lucia, where every dish tells a unique story.
For more information and a list of participating restaurants, please visit stlucia.org/foodiefortnight.
About Saint Lucia: One of the Windward Islands of the West Indies’ Lesser Antilles, Saint Lucia is nestled halfway down the Eastern Caribbean archipelago. Saint Lucia is known for its natural beauty and diverse attractions, including the signature Piton Mountains (a UNESCO World
Heritage Site), a tropical rainforest, the highly-Instagrammed mud baths at Sulphur Springs Park, and the world’s only drive-in volcano. Culturally rich offerings include the bustling marketplace in the capital of Castries, quaint coastline fishing villages, and internationally inspired-cuisine. Saint Lucia’s wide range of accommodations includes five-star hotels, all-inclusive resorts, intimate inns, and value-oriented properties. The destination also offers worldclass cruise and yachting facilities. The island is continually recognized as a leading wedding and honeymoon destination worldwide. Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is the official destination marketing and promotion organization for Saint Lucia. Saint Lucia inspires wanderlust with custom Augmented Reality (AR) Filters on Instagram and a newly launched TikTok. Learn more at www.stlucia.org and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.