NewsAtlantis Paradise Island Unveils Taste of Paradise Food and Wine Festival

Atlantis Paradise Island Unveils Taste of Paradise Food and Wine Festival

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Atlantis Paradise Island in The Bahamas has announced the launch of Taste of Paradise, a two-week food and wine festival kicking off March 2nd.

Spanning from March 2nd through March 13th, Taste of Paradise will include special dinners hosted by renowned culinary icons Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Michelin-Starred Chef Michael White, and Chefs Todd English and Julie Lightbourne. An exclusive set of prix fixe menus offered by the resort’s casual and fine dining outlets, and a series of pop-up entertainment experiences focused on local culture and authentic fare will be available for guests and residents to enjoy. The new program is an expansion of the resort’s “EAT: Extraordinary Atlantis Taste” restaurant week series. Guests and diners can visit the Taste of Paradise website to book reservations, and purchase food and beverage credits. For every $100 credit purchase, guests will receive an extra $20 in value. Credits can be added to new or existing reservations.

Throughout Atlantis’ Taste of Paradise festival, guests will have the opportunity to dine at a variety of restaurants offering prix fixe menus and special Chef helmed dinners. Featured dining outlets include: Café Martinique, Carmine’s, Chop Stix, Frankie Gone Bananas, Seafire, Olives, Fish by Jose Andres and Nobu. Casual dining restaurants including Sip Sip, Burger Shack, McKenzie’s Fresh Conch, Pirate Republic and Marina Pizzeria, will feature limited edition menu items, with special focus on authentic fare.

A calendar of events and listings can be found here:

Wednesday, March 2

– Sparkling Dessert pop-up at Great Hall of Waters: indulge in an afternoon delight of desserts and sparkling wines; hosted by Atlantis’ Senior Executive Pastry Chef Ludovic Audeaux 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

– Chef Nobu Matsuhisa at Nobu Atlantis: Omakase and a la carte experiences, with a special visit and book signing by Chef Nobu. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM

Thursday, March 3

– Chef Nobu Matsuhisa at Nobu Atlantis: Omakase and a la carte experience, with a special visit and book signing by Chef Nobu. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM

– Paradise Pairing at Sea Glass Lounge: From pork and pinot to champagne and oysters, guests will explore curated pairings selected by the resort’s chefs and sommeliers. 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Friday, March 4

– Michelin-Starred Chef Michael White at Cafe Martinique: A la carte experience, with a special visit and book signing by Chef Michael White. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM

– Paradise Pairing at Sea Glass Lounge: From pork and pinot to champagne and oysters, guests will explore curated pairings selected by the resort’s chefs and sommeliers. 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

– McKenzie’s Fresh Conch at Marina Village: Bahamian conch salad demonstration, with a special presentation on sustainable seafood in The Bahamas. The event will also feature Bahamian cocktails. From 7:00PM

– Fish Fry at Ocean Club Golf Course Clubhouse: An authentic Bahamian, “fish fry,” experience, featuring live entertainment and Bahamian culinary favorites. 6:00 PM

– Junkanoo Fest at Marina Village: Local Bahamian food truck pop-ups situated throughout Marina Village. From 8:00PM

Saturday, March 5

– Michelin-Starred Chef Michael White at Cafe Martinique: Five-course menu and wine experience, hosted by Chef Michael White. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM

Sunday, March 6

– Sparkling Dessert Pop-up at Great Hall of Waters: Indulge in an afternoon delight of desserts and sparkling wines; hosted by Atlantis’ Senior Executive Pastry Chef Ludovic Audeaux 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday, March 7

– Cocktail Classes and Flights and Bites at Sip Sip: Cocktail making class hosted by Chef Julie Lightbourne to create Sip Sip’s signature cocktails accompanied by small bites, for guests staying exclusively at The Cove, plus signature drink and menu specials.

Tuesday, March 8

– Cocktail Classes and Flights and Bites at Sip Sip: Cocktail making class hosted by Chef Julie Lightbourne to create Sip Sip’s signature cocktails, accompanied by small bites, for guests staying exclusively at The Cove, plus signature drink and menu specials.

Wednesday, March 9

– Paradise Pairing at Sea Glass Lounge: From pork and pinot to champagne and oysters, guests will explore curated pairings selected by the resort’s chefs and sommeliers. 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 10

– Paradise Pairing at Sea Glass Lounge: From pork and pinot to champagne and oysters, guests will explore curated pairings selected by the resort’s chefs and sommeliers. 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

– Penfolds Winemaker Dinner at Café Martinique: Atlantis’ Master Chef Alan Orreal-Liang will produce a five-course menu including many his favorite dishes to pair with these outstanding wines from his home country, Australia. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM.

– Master Chef Todd English at Olives: Four course dinner and a la carte option menus, with a special visit and book signing by Chef Todd English. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM

Friday, March 11

– Master Chef Todd English at Olives: A la carte dinner, with a special visit and book signing by Chef Todd English. Dinner service begins at 5:30PM

– Fish Fry at Ocean Club Golf Course Clubhouse: An authentic Bahamian, “fish fry,” experience, featuring live entertainment and Bahamian culinary favorites. 6:00PM

– McKenzie’s Fresh Conch at Marina Village: Bahamian conch salad demonstration, with a special presentation on sustainable seafood in The Bahamas. The event will also feature Bahamian cocktails. From 7:00PM

– Paradise Pairing at Sea Glass Lounge: From pork and pinot to champagne and oysters, guests will explore curated pairings selected by the resort’s chefs and sommeliers. 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

– Junkanoo Fest: Local Bahamian food truck pop-ups situated throughout Marina Village. From 8:00 PM

Saturday, March 12

– Taste of Paradise Marina Village Celebration: Local Bahamian food truck pop-ups situated throughout Marina Village. 3:00PM, followed by a Junkanoo Rush Out at 8:00PM

Sunday, March 13

– Mosaic “Close Out” Paradise Brunch: Featuring signature dishes from nine of Atlantis’ dining outlets, including Fish by Jose Andres, Olives, Nobu, Chop Stix, and Frankie Gone Bananas. Plus, wine and cocktails from around the world. Brunch service begins at 10:30am

“Creating unique events for our guests to experience The Bahamas in the most authentic ways possible, is one of the many reasons why Atlantis is the most remarkable resort destination in the world,” said Audrey Oswell, President and Managing Director, Atlantis Paradise Island. “Taste of Paradise will share a variety of different cuisines and culinary styles from celebrity chef curated menus to sustainable seafood presentations. We can’t wait to welcome our guests and community to take part in what will be a delicious and educational two -week festival.”

In addition to top-tier dining and entertainment, guests of the resort can expect a vacation experience that is unrivaled. With close to 200 acres of wide-open spaces, five distinct properties, endless shopping, five miles of white sand beaches and tranquil waters, Aquaventure water park with multiple one-of-a-kind pools, slides and river rides, and the largest open air marine habitat in the world, Atlantis Paradise Island offers travelers a destination of immersive programming connecting guests to the rich environment, history, art, people, cuisine, and festivities of The Bahamas.

For more information or to make a reservation, head over to The Atlantis’ official website.

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