31 Jan January at Royal Palms
Prima at the Royal Palms came into the New Year with a bang of culinary innovation, activities and happenings that brought about a fresh new look on modern oceanfront dining in the Caribbean.
In January, we had the pleasure of hosting the Barefoot BBQ, one of the Cayman Cookouts signature events. Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, Jose Andres, Emeril Lagasse and many other acclaimed local and international Chefs working together in perfect harmony on the beach in true barefoot elegance.
Cayman Cookout is indeed another event that highlights the reputation of world-class cuisine available in the Cayman Islands including that of Prima at the Royal Palms. In another showcase of our new modern dining experience in January, we looked to Cayman’s biggest display of culinary experience’s – Taste of Cayman 2017 to show Cayman Islands – we know food!
The 29th annual Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival saw record numbers attend the event, which was held at the Festival Green, Camana Bay on Saturday January 28th. Taste of Cayman was born in the late 80’s, when a small number of restaurants from the Cayman Islands Restaurant Association met in a field to compete in a Chili Cook Off. The event has now grown into what it is today, with thousands of festival goers and over 45 restaurants, bars and vendors participating in the Island’s largest foodie gathering. Taste of Cayman wouldn’t be complete without one of the oldest establishments in the Cayman Islands, Royal Palms, sharing our growth with the local and international guests.
Prima at the Royal Palms now hosts the culinary experience of our Michelin trained executive chef – Ashlee Delander, and what better way to showcase our new 2017 menu items with a record crowd at Taste of Cayman 2017! With two mouthwatering sample dishes to choose from including a Pan-seared yellowfin tuna with a sesame crust, asian slaw, pickled ginger with wasabi and orange puree, you can taste an extraordinary balance of flavors and texture influences from around the world and still taste the Caribbean influence in this dish.
To ensure we kept the 5000 + strong crowd fulfilled in the their culinary journey for the evening, we also offered a sample of pan-seared octopus with quinoa, sweet & sour onion and a light avocado yoghurt dressing. The flavors of this dish highlight the exquisite tastes that the Cayman Islands have to offer.
Taste of Cayman 2017 and Cayman Cookout are just another example that the Cayman Islands are indeed the premier destination for food lovers in the Caribbean. Prima at the Royal Palms is at the forefront of this culinary movement in the Islands and is located at the heart of the world-famous Seven Mile Beach. With 300 feet of premium beachfront location showcasing world class fun, fresh and modern oceanfront dining, Prima at the Royal Palms is not to be missed.
“Secrets, especially with cooking, are best shared so that the cuisine lives on.” – Bo Songvisava