Sunday, June 19, 2011


Marché Bonsecours in the Old Port of Montreal was home to the 12th Annual Taste of the Caribbean Festival.

This year theme "Caribbean Vacation- A destination for all Seasons" hosted by CTV's Nicole Jones was filled with live music and dance performances by Toronto's Dance Caribe folk.

Dance Caribe Folk
Chef  Yvette Michelle Lacrette
TOTC president Gemma Raeburn-Baynes made sure to continue to showcase chefs and food from the 26 Caribbean islands by sticking to their mission: "To promote the Caribbean islands through the celebration of food, music, arts, entertainment and culture".

Gemma Raeburn-Baynes
A highlight of the evening was the "Triumph Trough Adversity Culinary" arts program scholarships offering opportunities to unemployed and disenfranchised youths.This year TOTC Honorary President was Mr.Howdy Meghdadi for his countless work in the Montreal community.

Howdy Meghdadi

Photos by Ms.LoisLane

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