The Culinary Federation of Jamaica hosted its sixth staging of their Taste Of Jamaica Culinary Competition & Expo at the Montego Bay Convention Center on November 12th & 13th, 2016 which saw teams and individuals vying for top honours and bragging rights in several categories; featured an increased number of seminars and for the first time - a Streetfood Village sponsored by the Jamaica Yellow Pages.
The Chef Of The Year 2016
The Winning Dish
Chef Ricardo Allen
A combination of Shrimp & Salmon stuffed Chicken Roulade drizzled with a Sorrel Beurre Blanc Sauce & Pan Seared Tuna marinated in black bean, sweet chili & oyster sauce. Sides: Sweet Potato Puree
After two grueling days of competition, Chef Ricardo Allen from the Trident Hotel in Portland emerges from a field of fifteen (15) competitors as the winner of the most coveted award at Taste Of Jamaica - that of Jamaican Chef Of The Year 2016.