The public gets ‘a taste of TDC’ for Restaurant Week

Basseterre, St. Kitts – 14 July, 2015 (SKTA) – St Kitts and Nevis will kick off its first-annual Restaurant Week this Thursday, July 16, with a tasting event at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, 5-7pm. The event is open to the public, and all are invited to attend.

During Restaurant Week, July 16 to 26, 2015, restaurants across the Federation will offer special Restaurant Week menus at deep discounted prices. Some will offer Restaurant Week specials for just dinner, some just lunch, and some lunch and dinner. Over thirty restaurants between St. Kitts and Nevis are participating. The full list is available at

Organiziers of St. Kitts-Nevis Restaurant Week include the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Agriculture, Hotel and Tourism Association, and Tourism Authorities of both islands. Restaurant Week aims to:

Create affordable opportunities for locals to try different restaurants,

Celebrate local produce such as mango and breadfruit in July when it is plentiful, and

Support small and local restaurants during the low time of tourism season.

Restaurant Week will make dining out both affordable and fun for all. In addition to rock-bottom prices for multiple course meals, restaurants will offer all customers chances to win prizes and giveaways. Additionally, two major promotions will add excitement nearly every night July 16-26.

The Restaurant Week kickoff event on Thursday July 16 will feature tastings of a signature cocktail sponsored by TDC Limited, as part of a promotion called “A Taste of TDC” that will run throughout Restaurant Week July 16-26.

“A Taste of TDC”  During Restaurant Week, designated restaurants will create a signature TDC appetizer or cocktail that contains three secret ingredients—one beginning with letter “T,” one beginning with letter “D,” and one beginning with letter “C.” All persons will be invited to come ot the restaurant to taste the signature dish or cocktail, and guess the secret ingredients. Based on a drawing of names, a person who guessed all three secret ingredients correctly will win an exciting prize from TDC. Persons are encouraged to make a reservation for dinner at the host restaurant.

The first “Taste of TDC” event will take place on the first night of Restaurant Week, Thursday July 16, from 5-7pm at the Bohemia Beach Bar outside the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. All members of the public are invited to this Restaurant Week Kickoff event, to taste the TDC signature cocktail, guess the secret ingredients, and earn the chance to win a great prize from TDC.

Guests are also encouraged to make a reservation to dine at Blu at the Marriott on Thursday, July 16, and enjoy Blu’s special Restaurant Week menu.

The full “Taste of TDC” schedule is:

(1) Blu at St. Kitts Marriott Resort – Restaurant Week Kickoff Thursday, July 16, 5-7pm;

(2) The Verandah at Ocean Terrace Inn – Friday, July 17, 5-7pm;

(3) Montpelier Plantation and Beach on Nevis – Thursday July 23, 5-7pm; and

(4) The Fisherman’s Wharf at Ocean Terrace Inn – Saturday, July 25. 5-7pm.

“A Taste of TDC” is just one of the exciting promotions and giveaways taking place throughout Restaurant Week July 16-26. Persons are encouraged to “Like” the St. Kitts-Nevis Restaurant Week page on Facebook for the latest updates. Menus of participating restaurants, and prices, are available at the Restaurant Week website: All are encouraged to make advance reservations to secure a table, to enjoy the unbeatable discounts and promotions on offer.

For further information, contact Karen Griffin Ford in the Ministry of Tourism, Events Unit: or 465-1999 / 465-9123, or Kathleen Pessolano, Consultant on Restaurant Week: or +1 202-379-8206 (call/WhatsApp).



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