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Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival 2023

Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival - Saturday 13th May 2023

Taste of Cayman is Cayman's largest food and drink event held annually in Grand Cayman.

Over the past 35 years Taste of Cayman has grown from humble beginnings to become Cayman’s largest culinary celebration. In its first year the festival centered around a group of restaurants from the Cayman Islands Restaurant Association meeting in a field for a chili cook off.

Over the years the event has evolved to having over 5,000 attendees, multiple competitions and over 18,000 portions of food enjoyed.

The 2023 event promises to be bigger and better than ever before, celebrating Cayman traditions and a rich culinary heritage through Heavy Cake and Mixology competitions, plus some exciting new features!

Buy your 2023 Taste of Cayman tickets today! General and VIP tickets available.Prices range from CI$49 to CI$200 per person.

As well as sampling food from Cayman’s best restaurants guests can also enjoy the following entertainment:

Kitchen Demonstrations

Some of the island's best chefs mix it up in the state-of-the-art kitchen as they show guests how to make their favourite local and international dishes.

Best of Competitions

There are a number of awards handed out throughout the night by secret judges for Best Booth, Best Food, Best Drink and more. The most coveted award of the night however is the Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant award which is the only people’s choice award.

Mixologist Competitions

Catch Cayman's best mixologists will compete in a live cocktail-making competition.

Heavy Cake Competition

The popular heavy cake competition promotes awareness of Cayman’s unofficial national dish! Cash prizes are awarded to winners of the competition, and the finalist cakes are available for tasting within the area.

Live Entertainment

Dance the night away with international tribute entertainers. Accompanying the tribute acts will be local musicians and a line-up of Caymanian artists to be announced soon.


Have your photo professionally taken with fun over-sized culinary items! Your photos are instantly uploaded to Facebook, which allows you to share the event with your friends.

This fun and unique occasion is truly one of the best community events in Cayman and shouldn’t be missed!