St. Barth Kicks Off Season with Seventh Annual St. Barth’s Gourmet Festival

The seventh annual St. Barth’s Gourmet Festival, to be held November 11-15, has announced this year’s featured chefs which include some of France’s very best culinary talent.

These award-winning chefs will cook alongside local culinary teams at some of the island’s finest hotels and restaurants, preparing one-of-a-kind multicourse tasting menus. A St. Barth signature event, the Gourmet Festival celebrates the long-standing tradition of culinary excellence on the island while paying tribute to French gastronomy. This year, Chef Pierre Gagnaire has been named patron of the festival and will deliver opening remarks as well as serve as president of the jury for select events. The Chefs’ dinners will be held at Hôtel Le Sereno, Hôtel Manapany, Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France, Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf, Le Tamarin St Barth, Restaurant L’Esprit Saline and Nikki Beach Saint Barth.

The guest chefs attending the 2020 St. Bart’s Gourmet Festival include:

1)Chef Pierre Gagnaire, Pierre Gagnaire Restaurant, Paris, France

Multi Michelin stars

Hosted by Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf

2)Chef Dimitri Droisneau, La Villa Madie, Cassis, France

Two Michelin stars

Hosted by Restaurant L’Esprit Saline

3)Chef Marcel Ravin, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, Monaco

One Michelin star

Hosted by Hôtel Le Sereno

4)Chef Jean-Remi Caillon, Le Kintessence Le K2 Palace, Courchevel, France

Two Michelin stars

Hosted by Le Tamarin St Barth

5)Chef Sebastien Vauxion, Le Le Sarkara at Le K2 Palace, Courchevel, France

Two Michelin stars

Hosted by Hôtel Manapany

6)Chef Cédric Grolet, Pastry Chef at Restaurant le Meurice Alain Ducasse, Paris, France

Hosted by Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France

7)Owner and Chef Juan Arbelaez, Yaya, Vida, Plantxa, Levain, Paris, France

Hosted by Nikki Beach Saint Barth