Tag : Jamaican Jerk Fest

TASTE OF JERK KICKS OFF NEW YORK JERK FEST- Launch Features Live Remote, Culinary Tastings, Artist Meet and Greets and more

  This Saturday, June 16th, 2018, The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will hold their annual Taste of Jerk kick-off event at the VP Records Retail Store in Jamaica, Queens. The event is the official media launch to inform the public of the various performers, food vendors and entertainment they can expect at the festival taking place Sunday, July 22nd at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens from 12-8pm. Both the press conference and…

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Culinary Showdown Between Elephant Man and Ricky Platinum at Jerk Festival in Washington, D.C. 

  With one week away for the 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in Washington, D.C., on Sunday June 10th, anticipation is building as patrons prepare to not only feast on delicious jerk cuisine but also immerse themselves in Caribbean culture as they enjoy a variety of entertainment scheduled for this year. Along with the entertainment, the faces for this year’s celebrity Quick Fire Cook-off have just been announced and…

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Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival DC to Serve Island Flavor, Hot Cuisine, Cool Music and Good Times

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, the time of year when Jerk flavors will waft in the air at the Festival Lawn at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., for the 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Mark your calendars and get your tickets early to enjoy the all-day event on Sunday, June 10, starting at 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Those in the know, attend the annual event to…

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7th Annual Staging of New York Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival a Success

New York’s 7th Annual Staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival was a Success with Superb Performances, Great Food and Activities. Jamaica’s Lisa Hanna Wins Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Champ, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Photos by Ajamu Myrie. Top: Former Jamaican Minister of Culture, Lisa Hanna wins the Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Jerk Cook-off Winner, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Photo 2: Executive Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson…

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Cultural Performances adds Spice to the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

Photos from Top to Bottom: Blakka Ellis, Braata Folk Singers, Yoncia, Kinetic Afrique, Dylan, Dr. Sue Organizers of the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in New York are ensuring that patrons will enjoy a memorable day with a culinary, musical and cultural feast like no other. The event, slated for Sunday, July 23 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, will see an array of performers on the Cultural stage before…

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Lisa Hanna, Jamaica’s Former Minister of Culture and Miss World 1993 Ready for Friendly Culinary Challenge against NY Mayor – Two-Time Jerk Cook-off Winner

 The organizers of this year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival are excited about the potential contest between New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio and Jamaica’s former Miss World and Member of Parliament, Lisa Hanna.  The two could meet in the fiercely contested Celebrity Quick-Fire Challenge at the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, scheduled for Sunday, July 23rd at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. Mayor de Blasio has emerged twice, as…

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