Tag : Jamaican Jerk Festival

SUNNY SKIES AND GOOD VIBES AT THE GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL- Capleton Closes Grace Jerk Festival on A High at the 9th Staging of the event at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens

  All photos by Ajamu Myrie   Thick clouds of smoke billowed over Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York, on Sunday, August 25th, dispersing a sweet pungent aroma through the air. Food vendors busily bustled as they made final preparations as thousands descend through the gates. After weeks of anticipation, postponement due to a “Heat Emergency”, It was time for the 9th staging of the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk…

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9TH ANNUAL GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS SUNDAY JULY 21ST- Performances by Bunji Garlin, Naomi Cowan, Christopher Martin, Shenseea, Fay Ann Lyons, Capleton and more

Celebrating almost a decade, the 2019 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival returns to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY for another day of food, fun, and entertainment. On Sunday, July 21, 2019, the ninth-annual Caribbean food festival will feature the hottest performances and highlight the popular Jamaican flavor, Jerk, and all it has to offer. Culinary and artisan vendors from across the tri-state area gather during this yearly event to exhibit…

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CHEFS AND VENDORS SET TO WOW AT 9TH ANNUAL GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL- Returning July 21st at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY

On Sunday, July 21, 2019, the sweet aroma of smoking grills and pulsating reggae and soca music will fill the air as Roy Wilkins Park, in Queens New York, will come alive with the 9th staging of the Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Popular Caribbean restaurants and food vendors will offer an array of delicious dishes to thousands who flock to this annual festival to feast, dance and savor authentic…

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9TH ANNUAL GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL RETURNS JULY 21ST- Performances by Bunji Garlin, Christopher Martin, Shenseea, Capleton and more

Celebrating almost a decade, the 2019 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival returns to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY for another day of food, fun, and entertainment. On Sunday, July 21, 2019, the ninth-annual Caribbean food festival will highlight the popular Jamaican flavor, Jerk, and all it has to offer. Culinary and artisan vendors from across the tri-state area gather during this yearly event to exhibit Jerk and the Jamaican culture…

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GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL LAUNCHES WITH TASTE OF JERK- Restaurants, Vendors and More Participated Along with Appearance by Christopher Martin

All Photos by Ajamu Myrie First Photo: L to R Richard Lue, Chef Rudy Straker, Chef Ji Cha, Yogi’s Restaurant, Eddy Edwards Second Photo: Food vendors pictured Third Photo: Chef Elvis, Chef Ji Cha, Chef Rudy Straker   On Saturday, June 8th, the Taste of Jerk event, held at the historic VP Records retail store in Queens, NY, officially launched the 2019 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NYC, which will be…

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GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL LAUNCHES WITH TASTE OF JERK- Saturday June 8th at VP Records Retail Store in Jamaica, NY

The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is once again hosting their official launch with the annual Taste of Jerk event at the VP Records Store in Jamaica, Queens. The media portion will from 12-2pm will include a food competition, as well as the press conference. The event will then be open to the public from 2pm-5pm, and will include activities and live remotes by Irie Jam Radio and Reggae King Radio.   This year’s launch…

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