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A Barbadian legend since 1887, and the oldest operating hotel in the Caribbean, The Crane Resort effortlessly marries the old-world charm of its past to all the 21st-century amenities and services expected by today’s most discerning travelers.

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Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival Serves Up Sizzling New Line-up this November!

Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival Serves Up Sizzling New Line-up this November!

Now in its 6th year, the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival has shaken things up! From November 19th – 22nd, Barbadians and visitors alike will enjoy an all-new roster of events and an exciting line up of local and international chefs.

Among this year’s headliners are Chris Cosentino, a leading expert of offal cookery, author and successful San Francisco-based restaurateur; Carla Hall, co-host of ABC Daytime’s The Chew, and contestant and fan favourite on Bravo’s Top Chef; Craig Harding, chef/owner of Campagnolo in Toronto and co-host of the web series The Chef’s Bar; and Andrew Pern, whose name is synonymous with the Michelin-starred Starr Inn in Harome in the North of England. They will be joined by perennial favourite and internationally acclaimed chef and author, Marcus Samuelsson of the iconic Red Rooster in Harlem, New York.

The Crane's signature restaurant L'Azure will host an installment of the Festival's Gourmet Safari.

Festival-goers will sample an all-new menu of events including  The Crane Resort’s installment of the Gourmet Safari on Saturday, November 21st. FollowChef Carla Hall as she joins The Crane’s Executive Chef Duayne Holligan for an evening of opulent dining in L’Azure. Enjoy a cocktail reception before you indulge in this delectable 4-course dinner with wine pairings.

Hit the cobblestone streets of The Crane Village for a rocking after-party in Bar 1887 featuring Romaro Greaves & Friends and treat yourself to cocktail specials and tapas as you dance the night away, from 8:30pm. For more information, contact concierge@thecrane.com.


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Looking to experience the delights of the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival first-hand? Book now and fall into savings at The Crane Resort with special rates starting from US $265 inclusive of taxes. Voted one of the top beaches in the world by CNN and USA Today, Crane Beach is the hallmark of this iconic Barbados resort, which features award-winning restaurants and bars, spectacular cascading pools and retail shopping as well as fitness and spa facilities.


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