It is the belief of one celebrity chef that Barbados must continue to develop its culinary industry.
This is according to chef Marcus Samuelsson, who spoke to the media in a brief interview at the official launch of the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum festival, which was held in Oistins recently.
“Every year I cook here, you see that the talent in our profession is just getting better and better and it’s something that is very important to hold onto because Barbados is coming on as a very important tourist spot. People want to travel for beach and hotels, yes, but also for good food, so it is very important that we develop that,” he noted.
Samuelsson also said that Barbados is definitely on the right track, as more and more people are coming to the island to attend the festival.
“Every year this [festival] grows; more and more people are coming from all over – f...