A champagne picnic lunch at White Bay Beach, Peter Island Resort & Spa
A champagne picnic lunch at White Bay Beach, Peter Island Resort & Spa

November is foodie month in the British Virgin Islands. Known as BVI Food Fete, the month long event includes cook-offs, bar crawls, and lobster festivals. This year, BVI favorite Peter Island Resort & Spa is hosting its first annual Caribbean Food Festival weekend as part of BVI Food Fete.

Debuting the weekend of November 11-12, the festival will feature top chefs and mixologists participating in a variety of events (calendar is listed below). Events are priced individually, or guests can purchase an all-access pass for $250 per person.

Peter Island Resort & Spa is also offering a few getaway deals during BVI Food Fete:

The first deal is a 3-night Caribbean Food Festival Getaway Package during the resort’s food festival, Nov. 10 – 13, 2016. Prices start at $2,148 and include accommodations, a welcome kit with local spices and a recipe book, a festival t-shirt, and an all-access pass to all events at the resort’s festival.

The resort is also offering a BVI Food Fete Celebrations Rum Package for guests visiting during the island’s culinary month of November. Rates starting at $2,300 for five nights and include a welcome bottle or rum and mixers, full breakfast buffet daily for two, and a private rum cocktail class with the resort expert.

Peter Island Resort & Spa Calendar of Events

Friday, November 11th at 7pm – Taste of the BVI Dinner Competition

$100 per person – Includes a 4-course dinner with multiples of each course. Celebrity chefs and dinner guests will be the judges determining who is awarded “Best Callaloo,” “Best Seafood,” “Best Jerk,” and “Best Dessert.” Beverages not included.

Saturday, November 12th at 12pm – Chefs’ Beach Relay Race

$50 per person – Includes access to the event, 2 beach cocktails per person, and a Gourmet Beach BBQ prepared by the Celebrity Chefs during the race.

Saturday, November 12th at 4pm – Chefs Cocktail Challenge

Complimentary – All-Access Pass holders will receive the three top cocktails chosen by the judges and will cast their vote for the best cocktail of the three.

Saturday, November 12th at 7pm – Caribbean Tasting Menu & After Party

$155 per person – Includes a deliciously festive 7-course tasting menu prepared by the Celebrity Chefs highlighting Caribbean ingredients and using traditional techniques. Followed by dancing and live entertainment. Beverages not included.

For more information, visit the resort’s website.