Posts Tagged ‘St. Croix Foundation’

St. Croix Foundation

St. Croix Foundation

The St. Croix Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation which fosters economic and social development on St. Croix and throughout the US Virgin Islands. The Foundation recognizes that the problems facing our territory require more than mere grant making, and they are committed to providing strong leadership and vision in addressing the problems of our…

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St. Croix Food & Wine Experience

St. Croix Food & Wine Experience

Hailed as one of the ‘Ten Best International Food and Wine Festivals’ by Forbes Travel, the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience showcases the diverse cuisine and wines available on St. Croix. Each April, this event sees foodies and epicureans the world over converge on St. Croix for a prestigious week-long festival that celebrates the joy…

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A Week of Food, Fun and Fundraising

A Week of Food, Fun and Fundraising

As a self-proclaimed “foodie”, I have had the opportunity to dine in some amazing restaurants worldwide and experience a multitude of different cuisines prepared by top notch chefs. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised to discover that St. Croix definitely holds it’s own in the culinary world. I was even more surprised to learn that each year…

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Junior Chefs Help to Prepare Gourmet Dinners

Junior Chefs Help to Prepare Gourmet Dinners

I was privileged to have the opportunity to attend the preparation for one the exclusive Cork & Fork dinners at last year’s St. Croix Food & Wine Experience. This particular dinner was held at the breathtaking Estate Belvedere, and was served on the patio overlooking St. Croix’s beautiful North Shore.  I’m sure that the 14 guests attending the Cork…

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Food & Fun on the Fairway!

Food & Fun on the Fairway!

As the kick-off event for the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience, Cuisine on the Green is a fun, outdoor afternoon which combines gourmet food with a golf tournament at Carambola Golf Resort’s scenic Robert Trent Jones golf course.  While many golfers participate in the tournament, there are quite a few non-golfers (or ‘tasters’) that attend as well.  As a…

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Volunteer or Donate!

Volunteer or Donate!

One thing I love about St. Croix is how involved individuals in the community are with the island’s many charitable causes, whether by volunteering their time or by donating money or goods.  Whether you live on St. Croix or you’re a visitor, whether you want to help the animals, save the reefs, or give a…

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Family Fun at ‘Food Fight! On the Beach’

Family Fun at 'Food Fight! On the Beach'

The most fast-paced event of the St. Croix Food & Wine Experience has to be “Food Fight! On the Beach”, in which three culinary teams battle for island-wide domination…or bragging rights at least.  This fun-filled competition pairs a celebrity chef with a “junior chef” from St. Croix.  The 2014 event, paired Chef Dean Sprinks (Facebook…

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