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Culinary Events

 

SPICES OF THE CARIBBEAN October 17 - 20, 2019

Spices, Spices, Spices – Imagine being enthralled by our spicy cocktails using nutmeg, ginger, vanilla and cloves at our Cocktail party at the Jade Mountain Club. Experience our new spice garden whilst touring our very own organic farm, grasp an understanding of how spices are grown and partake in a cooking class! Uncover the spicing secrets of Tandoor Cooking in the Caribbean at our Beach Tandoori cooking class. Enjoy a five course spectacular dining experience with a seasonal and sustainable menu infused with our organic grown produce and spices.

Spicy Tropical tranquil breakfast in bed with exotic fruits freshly baked breads, artisan cheeses and freshly brewed St Lucian native coffee or loose-leaf teas. Not forgetting our infamous jungle burger bash – try our tantalizing world renowned signature burger of course slightly spiced to awaken those taste buds! As a Bean to Bar organic single estate boutique chocolate maker an Emerald Estate Chocolate & Spice Sensory Tasting is an absolute must do. Plus try your hands at an interactive spice blending class and take home your favorites. Enjoy a spicy manager’s cocktail party with a live ‘satay’ station and spicy succulent St. Lucian treats held weekly at our Beach restaurant.

Contact us for full program or call 1 800 223 1108

 

 

DISCOVER CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL December 10 - 15, 2019

"Jade Mountain Estate Chocolate"
A hands on interactive experience in the world of cacao and chocolate

Theobroma cacao ( Theo= gods, broma = foods)
Chocolate is known as the food of the gods.

A hands on interactive experience in the world of cacao and chocolate. Start the weekend with a Chocolate enthused Cocktail Party in the Jade Lounge with tantalizing chocolate inspired savory canapés and cocktails. Let’s go back to basics with our Emerald Estate Organic farm tour and learn not only about our ‘farm to table’ concept showcasing our fresh organic produce, but also enter the world of the Cacao Plantation.

Alchemy of chocolate - matching and tasting wine with our own hand made organic Emerald Estate Chocolate. Look, smell, taste - starting with your basic senses and expanding from there. A sumptuous chocolate dinner in the evening, – with an awe inspiring menu and a creative chocolate flair. How can one resist breakfast in bed with a variety of chocolate breakfast treats from chocolate croissants to chocolate French toast! Acquaint yourselves with a chocolate truffle workshop get involved and take home what you make.
Adult chocolate milk shakes and jungle burgers will entice you over to the Anse Mamin beach. Follow up with a walk through the Anse Mamin historical plantation which was originally a sugar cane plantation in the 18th century, until changing hands and moving to a cocoa crop. A chocolate sensory tasting experience is not complete without a trip to the chocolate lab where you will discover how chocolate is actually made. The Anse Chastanet chocolate cocktail party comes with spiced rum punch, passed Hors D’oeuvres to top it off experience a St Lucian Tropical Chocolate Fondue using Nick Troubetzkoy’s Emerald Estate Chocolate.

Contact us for full program or call 1 800 223 1108

 

WINE WEEKEND WITH CHEF ALLEN SUSSER & THE WORLD WINE GUYS  April 2 - 5, 2020

Treat yourselves to a wine-filled weekend that will please even the most discerning palate. Start your experience with the first of three wine pairing dinners that will join Chef Allen Susser’s award winning Jade Cuisine with wines chosen by Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, The World Wine Guys. Each evening will bring a unique menu highlighting the best of Jade Mountain’s wines from around the world served alongside sumptuous dishes featuring fresh produce from our Emerald Estate Organic Farm.

Cool down on Friday afternoon with an informal wine tasting showcasing a refreshing selection of wines that are perfect for warm weather sipping. The evening brings us another wine dinner offering a delectable lineup of courses paired with wines specially chosen for tonight’s menu. After dinner, enjoy our Rum Tasting Under the Stars, indulging your taste buds in some of the Caribbean’s finest sipping rums on our breathtaking Celestial Terrace.
                                  
On Saturday evening, you can indulge in an exclusive red wine tasting. The wines presented have been featured in the World Wine Guys’ book Red Wine, winner of the Gourmand International Award for Best Drinks Book in the World in 2018. This informative, educational, but most of all delectable event will whet your appetite for our third sumptuous wine pairing dinner.

And finally, what could be better than Sparkling Brunch, offering inspired daytime fare served up with your choice of Mimosas, Bellinis, or just an exhilarating glass of unadorned Prosecco?

All guests staying at Jade Mountain will be able to partake in the event - some functions are offered on complimentary basis whilst others are tied to a tasting menu - see details below and please let us know if you like to reserve a place for the special dinners.

Thursday


Opening Wine Pairing Dinner

Mike and Jeff will work closely with Chef Allen Susser to pair wines with his fresh spring flavors of our Jade Cuisine and create an exciting 5-course dinner menu with wine pairing for Jade guests. Wines for this dinner will be from Jade Mountain’s exclusive
wine list.
US$ 125 per person
Guests on MAP, FAP or AI - surcharge of US$ 30 per person
Wine pairing – US$ 65 per person
All prices are subject to 10% VAT and 10% Service Charge

Friday

Informal Wine Tasting hosted by Mike and Jeff from 5:00 – 6:30 Celestial Terrace
Cool down on Friday afternoon with an informal wine tasting including an uplifting sparkling wine, a rose and two white wines, showcasing a refreshing selection of wines that are perfect for warm weather sipping.
(Complimentary to all Jade Mountain guests)

Wine Pairing Dinner 2 starting at 6:30 Jade Club
The evening brings us another 5-course wine dinner offering a delectable lineup of courses paired with wines specially chosen for tonight’s menu. Our James Beard Award-winning consulting Chef, Allen Susser, has set the modern culinary stage for Jade Cuisine. We celebrate the bold flavors of St. Lucia and its Caribbean heritage in our cooking at Jade Mountain. Tonight’s menu is created with the leadership of the resort's Executive Chef, Juan Bochenski along with Chef de Cuisine, Elijah Jules. Our organic farm, Emerald Estate, also plays a major role in our culinary creativity. The farm grows many tropical fruits, citrus, leafy greens, micro greens, vegetables and herbs exclusively for your enjoyment. Mike and Jeff worked closely with Chef Allen to pair wines for this exciting food and wine pairing menu.
US$ 125 per person
Guests on MAP, FAP or AI - surcharge of US$ 30 per person
Wine pairing – US$ 65 per person
All prices are subject to 10% VAT and 10% Service Charge

After Dinner Rum Tasting beginning at 9 pm Celestial Terrace
Enjoy our Rum Tasting Under the Stars, indulging your taste buds in some of the Caribbean’s finest sipping rums on our breathtaking Celestial Terrace.
(US$ 35 plus 10% VAT and 10% Service Charge per person)

Saturday

Indulge in an Exclusive Red Wine Tasting from 5:30 -6:30 Jade Club Lounge     
Mike and Jeff conduct and host a formal sit down tasting of 6 – 8 wines. Wines will be predominantly red varietals for the serious wine drinker/collector. Discussion will be
informative, educational, and entertaining for the serious yet light hearted and fun for the not-so-serious wine drinker. The wines presented have been featured in the World Wine Guys’ book Red Wine, winner of the Gourmand International Award for Best Drinks Book in the World in 2018. This informative, educational, but most of all delectable event will whet your appetite for our third sumptuous wine pairing dinner.  
(Complimentary to all Jade Mountain guests)

Wine Pairing Dinner in Paradise starting at 6:30 on the Celestial Terrace
A specially prepared 5-course wine and dinner prepared by our Consulting Chef Allen, Executive Chef Juan and Chef de Cuisine Elijah. Our inspiration comes from the naturally diverse shapes and colors of the ingredients. By stretching our imagination, using the finest ingredients, intense flavors, and unpredictable combinations and challenging resources to take the craft to its logical end as a statement of art on the table.
Mike and Jeff worked closely with Chef Allen Susser to pair wines for this exciting and unique food and wine pairing menu.
US$ 125 per person
Guests on MAP, FAP or AI - surcharge of US$ 30 per person
Wine pairing – US$ 95 per person
All prices are subject to 10% VAT and 10% Service Charge

Sunday

Tropical Sunday Brunch on the Beach starting at noon Trou au Diable 
And finally, what could be better than Sparkling Brunch, offering inspired daytime fare served up with your choice of Mimosas, Bellinis, or just an exhilarating glass of unadorned Prosecco?
(Regular menu rates apply)

 

MIKE DeSIMONE and JEFF JENSSEN, also known as the World Wine Guys, are wine, spirits, food, and travel writers, educators, television presenters, and hosts.  They are award winning journalists as well as best-selling and award- winning authors.  Well known in the wine world as “edu-tainers—part educators and part entertainers,” they have been featured guests on The TODAY Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Better TV, and the CBS, FOX, Hallmark, WGN, and NBC networks.

DeSimone and Jenssen are the authors of five books (so far) including: Wines Of California: The Comprehensive Guide, Wines Of California: Special Deluxe Edition, Wines Of The Southern Hemisphere which won the Gourmand International Award for Best Wine Book in the USA and RED WINE which was recently awarded Best Wine Book in the World with co-author Kevin Zraly. They are also the authors of the Fire Island Cookbook.

 

Jade Mountain Summer Romance

COOKING IN PARADISE 2020 Dates to be announced
"The virtues of a locally grown Caribbean cuisine"

Come and join us for our annual ‘Cooking in Paradise’ Festival – Enjoy the Stairway to Heaven cocktail party with Tropical Fruit, edible savory cocktails with local, seasonal and sustainable finger foods. Treat yourself to tropical abundance and exotic saucy skewers, beefy brochettes, kweyol kebabs at our beach grill. The unique spoonful of paradise dinner at JM Club – a five course dinner and wine pairing spectacular.

Tropical tranquil breakfast in bed with exotic fruits freshly baked breads, artisan cheeses and freshly brewed St Lucian native coffee or loose-leaf teas.
Experience our Organic Farm tour showcasing our ‘Farm to plate’ philosophy. Rum and more rum with our infamous mixology class - explore the fine craft of mixing cocktails using the basic techniques and tricks of our bartenders.

An absolute ‘must do’ Guided Tour of our Anse Mamin historical plantation - originally a sugarcane plantation in the 18th century, until changing hands turned towards Cocoa plants. Naturally one must experience the Paradise Chocolate Sensory Tasting - Join us on an awakening journey through the fruitful flavor palate of cocoa and chocolate. Cooking in Paradise would not be complete without a Paradise cooking class! Not to mention the awesome Managers Cocktail parties held on the Celestial Terrace and the Main Bar of Anse Chastanet where you will be tantalized by sumptuous Hors d’Oeuvres and exotic cocktails.

Contact us for full program or call 1 800 223 1108

 

MANGO MADNESS FESTIVAL

2020 Dates to be announced

Month of Mango at Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain

Mad mango cocktail party, a live interactive mango special cooking class, delectable five course mango dinner incorporating a seasonal and sustainable menu with wine pairing just to mention a few exciting experiences for the week.

Grasp an understanding of our ‘farm to table’ conceptual dining with a tour of our Organic Farm, wander through the many varieties of mango trees along with all of the locally grown produce. Awaken your senses with a mango breakfast treat in the Jade Mountain Club sampling exotic fruit, Mangos, artisan cheeses and freshly brewed St Lucian native coffee or teas.

Rum is the liquor of the Caribbean – join us for a Mango mixology class learning all the tricks of the trade from our experienced bartenders. Take a leisurely meander through the Anse Mamin plantation originally a sugarcane plantation in the 18th century, until changing hands turned towards Cocoa plants also including a variety of produce not to mention Mangos! At Anse Mamin you simply cannot miss our jungle burger grill renowned worldwide and with this comes an infusion of mangos, salads, fresh locally caught fish and of course our home made burger. Learn how to cook with mangos with our Chef de Cuisine’s special cooking class and learn how we preserve the exotic flavor of mango with spices in the age old tradition of chutney making. If you love mangos you cannot miss our Mango madness festival.

Contact us for full program or call 1 800 223 1108.

 

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