NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JULY 03, 2015) — Activities for the Nevis Tourism Authority’s (NTA) Nevis Mango and Food Festival will commence on July 3, 2015. The authority’s Chief Executive Officer Greg Phillip, says key activities which will involve three international chefs, will run throughout the month of July. They will provide many opportunities for public participation.
In an interview with the Department of Information on June 30, 2015, Phillip says the festival, which is held in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, is intended to bring visitors and locals together to sample the culinary delights of local and international chefs using mangoes, a fruit found in abundance on Nevis.
Chef Scott Higby from Austin, Texas will cook during the first weekend, followed by Chef Gregory Austin from Barbados on the second weekend. Chef Orlando “Nano” Rodriguez from Puerto Rico on the third. Phillip urged all interested to make the necessary reservations at the nine venues for the dining events.