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Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry hosts special Gastronomy Seminar

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry hosts special Gastronomy Seminar

Jamaican Tourism hosts seminar dubbed “The Gastronomy of Fats and Oils – The Art of Choosing, Preparing and Cooking Good Food”

In its continued effort to strengthen linkages and increase business between the tourism industry and local suppliers of goods and services from other sectors, the Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism’s Tourism Linkages Network is collaborating with the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), Seprod, Appliance Traders Limited and other partner entities to host a special Gastronomy Seminar.

The event has been dubbed; The Gastronomy of Fats and Oils – The Art of Choosing, Preparing and Cooking Good Food.

Numerous tourism partners will participate in the event. It will entail a series of presentations by chefs and experts on how to effectively use fats and oils to further enhance culinary delights within the tourism sector.


The event forms part of efforts to grow the industry through the establishment of five new networks namely: Gastronomy, Health and Wellness, Knowledge, Shopping, and Sport and Entertainment.

Each network is driving the development of these sub-sectors to further diversify our tourism offerings, create business opportunities and increase the use of local goods and services within the tourism sector.

WHO:                 The Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, CD, MP

Chairman of the Tourism Linkages Council,
Mr. Adam Stewart

WHAT:               Invite coverage of a special Gastronomy Seminar dubbed; The Gastronomy of Fats and Oils – The Art of Choosing, Preparing and Cooking Good Food

WHEN:               Wednesday, October 12, 2016, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:            The Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, St. James

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