Willemstad, Saturday, April 1st, 2017- On Saturday, April 1st the Curaçao Culinary team held its BBQ fundraising event at CHATA Member, Landhuis Chobolobo. Many came out to support the team who will represent the island at the Taste of the Caribbean competitions in Miami.
The Curaçao Culinary Team was all smiles during their fundraising event last Saturday as they welcomed many that came to support. Visitors enjoyed a delicious BBQ and had the opportunity to see our young chefs in action. Many were impressed by the great culinary skills of the team and the great teamwork that they exemplified. According to one visitor, “The Curaçao Culinary Team exudes professionalism and is a great example of positive youngsters who work hard to achieve their goals”.
CHATA and the Curaçao Culinary Team would like to extend their gratitude to all who came to support the event especially our sponsors. All the sponsors provided complimentary articles and materials to the team. Our sponsors are Esperamos Supermarket, Landhuis Chobolobo, Coca-Cola, Deli Nova, Firgos, Fayad Fruits & Vegetables, Licores Maduro Kortijn Ijs, and Panaderia Isa.
Up next our Curaçao Culinary Team will organize 3 cook-out events in which visitors will be able to sample the dishes that the team will present at the Taste of the Caribbean. For more information regarding this event and to follow the journey of the team to the Taste of the Caribbean please visit
About the The Curaçao Culinary Team
The Curaçao Culinary Team is a group of young professionals in the Culinary Industry of Curaçao who will represent the island at Taste of the Caribbean. The Taste of the Caribbean is a culinary competition where chefs and bartenders from the region take center stage to compete for the Caribbean’s top culinary honors. This year’s proud sponsors are: CHATA, Cinex, CTB, Licores Maduro, Caribbean Bakery, Eastern Dynasty, ACU, Amazia, Ennia, Kapriles Kliniek, Esperamos Supermarket, Deli Nova, Me & U Uniforms, Cake faces, Landhuis Chobolobo, Curaçao Creations and Emergency Printing.
About the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association
Founded in 1967, the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association (CHATA), represents the interest of all private parties in the tourism sector. CHATA’s main mission is to deliver a visible, leading and effective (marketing) contribution towards a vibrant and sustainable Curaçao tourism/hospitality product. In cooperation with its many partners in the private and governmental sector it strives to develop Curaçao to meet its full potential.
At present CHATA has over 200 members including, hotels and apartments, airlines, car rentals, restaurants, tour operators and destination management, attractions, the airport, industry and trade development, World Trade Center, advertising and publishing, banking, insurance, training and consultancy, resort development, dive operators, shops and other tourism related businesses.