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MAY 3-6, 2023

An epicurean festival
Celebrating life with friends & great food
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An Epicurean Festival

The second-annual Anguilla Culinary Experience (ACE) is happening May 3-6, 2023!

During this four-day international festival, talented chefs from Anguilla and around the world will once again showcase why Anguilla is the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean through curated epicurean experiences at world-class resorts, villas and restaurants that draw on the island’s rich history, creativity and fresh farm- and sea-to-table ingredients.

If you appreciate food as a chance to celebrate life, make friends and create lasting memories, we hope you will join us at ACE 2023!

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Seaside Resort Parties

Mingle with your fellow ACE guests and our chefs, as you enjoy creative cocktails, delectable refreshments and great music at Anguilla’s award-winning luxury beach oases.

Exclusive Chefs’ Dinners

Local and guest chefs will collaborate to present exclusive, multi-course epicurean feasts at some of Anguilla’s most luxurious private villas and 5-star resorts.

Restaurant Nights

Our guest chefs team up with local chef talent to prepare special Prix Fixe menus at select award-winning restaurants.

Enjoy the freshest food, as our chefs will be serving from Anguilla’s cornucopia of farm-to-table, and sea-to-table ingredients.

Island Experiences

Explore Anguilla through curated small group experiences. Harvest salt from a natural salt pond, sample traditional bush tea at a local organic farm, pick fresh mangos, fish offshore and more.

Beach BBQ & Mystery Basket Competition

Cap off ACE with some fun in the sun at a traditional Anguilla beach barbeque.

Compare local grillers' signature sauces and techniques as you sample fresh-grilled fish and succulent ribs or chicken, all washed down with a cold beer or crisp wine.

Then watch our award-winning Anguilla Culinary Team go head-to-head in our Battle-on-the-Beach mystery basket cooking competition.

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VIP Rum Tasting

Retreat to the famous Rhum Room at Zemi Beach after hours as part of your VIP package experience.

Savor selections from the resort’s more than 100 small-batch, single-estate rums that recall the Caribbean’s 18th century sugar cane plantations.

Included with your VIP package.
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Giving Back

Supporting Culinary Education

Anguilla's Next Generation

A critical part of our mission is to support and inspire the next generation of Anguillian chefs. We believe that the way to maintain and continue Anguilla’s legacy of producing top talent, is to give these opportunities to aspiring young people.

We’ve committed a portion of all the proceeds of the Anguilla Culinary Experience to support culinary and hospitality training for young Anguillians.

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