GB to have first 'Best Grill' competition
The first ever Grand Bahama's Best Grill Competition is set for Saturday, September 29 at OUT DA' SEA, on East Sunrise Highway, Freeport.
The event intends to discover this island's most talented grill master and in so doing promote healthy lifestyles by way of diet and exercise.
According to Emelike Fountain of OSA Enterprise and OUT DA' SEA, the creative preparation of good food is a Bahamian tradition and this competition will showcase the very best.
Insurance Management Bahamas Limited, Freeport Branch, serves as a major sponsor of the event and representatives of IMB expressed excitement of their involvement and commitment to activities and efforts that are wholesome, productive, and community and family oriented.
The Grand Bahama Best Grill winner takes home $1,000 cash and bragging rights.
Sawyer's announce its official involvement on Monday, and the Police Fire Branch has thrown out a public challenge to the local Customs Department.
The excitement continues to build for the upcoming grill competition.
A record number of teams have signed up to compete for the $1,500 cash prize. According to organizers, Out Da Sea boast of having a team of highly qualified and talented young Bahamian chefs and good taste and presentation in a clean environment are top priorities.
"We want the entire island to have an opportunity to see and taste grilling at its very best, and in so doing, promote and encourage healthy lifestyles." The event starts with a fun/run walk at 6.30 a.m. from the International Bazaar to Out Da Sea where the 'Grill Off' will begin at 11 a.m.
A family oriented fun day is planned. Rotary Club of Sunset, will participate with cotton candy and popcorn. Bouncing castle and face painting are among the children attractions, and booths are being made available for vendors who produce Bahamian made products.
While official judges have been named, those in attendance will be a part of the tasting for the People's Taste Award. Management of Sawyer's Fresh Market, Freeport, say they are pleased to identify with an event that promotes great food, healthy cooking, and helps build positive family life and builds strong communities.
© 2012 The Freeport News