Taste of St. Barth

Thursday, November 5, 2015 to Monday, November 8, 2015

St. Barth’s second annual gourmet festival A Taste of St. Barth is ready to launch and lucky foodies will be treated to a three-day weekend of spectacular dinners and an extra helping of joie de vivre. Three-star Michelin chef, Emmanuel Renaut will do the honors as this year’s event ambassador. The chef is holder of the prestigious "Meilleur Ouvrier de France" (Best Craftsmen of France) title. Six of France’s top chefs have been invited, and will be hosted by island executive chefs in a fabulous celebration of French cuisine.

Visiting chefs will bring their own vision and techniques, and partner with their host in a unique collaboration. Trust it will be spectacular. The four course dinners are priced at 75€ per person; some venues will offer an option of an eight course tasting menu (120€ per person) Each restaurant will serve their menu on the following nights: Friday, November 6, Saturday November 7 and Sunday November 8. Reservations are essential and booked for our clients through the concierge at St. Barth Properties who can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We have partnered with some of the island's most luxurious villas for a special Taste of St. Barth promotion. Book a minimum of 7 nights over the festival dates and each villa guest will be treated to one of the event dinners along with Champagne and a basket of goodies that will be awaiting you upon arrival

Participating Villas

  • Villa Athena - Overlooking the beach at Anse de Cayes, this gorgeous 7 bedroom villa centers around a stunning extra-long heated pool and features a chef-worthy kitchen.
  • Villa Gem - Palm Springs - Hillside in Gouverneur, this chic 4 bedroom vacation home provides the opportunity of poolside dining with spectacular view and come evening glorious sunsets and dramatic lighting.
  • Villa Oasis de Salines - Walking distance to beautiful Saline Beach, sumptuous 6 bedroom Oasis de Salines is a celebrity favorite for its privacy and WOW features like its two swimming pools, three kitchens and wine bar.
  • Villa Le Manoir de Lurin - This luxurious and oh-so-private 5 bedroom estate charms guests with its Old World plantation ambience. Special features include a verandah, heated pool and striking vista.

Note: Villas may be rented based on the number of bedrooms required (additional bedrooms are left unoccupied) and priced accordingly. Additional information and bookings may be made via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Taste of St. Barth Venues and Chefs

  • Eden Rock - St Barths: Menu by Laurent Jeannin, guest pastry chef, & Eric Desbordes (executive chef)
  • Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France: Menu by chef Alexandre Mazzia, hosted by executive chef Yann Vinsot
  • Le Guanahani: Menu by chef Yoann Conte, hosted by executive chef Nicola de Marchi
  • Christopher St. Barth: Menu by chef Jérôme Nutile, hosted by executive chef Jean-Baptiste Piard
  • Hotel Taïwana: Menu by chef David Toutain, hosted by executive chef Jérôme Pru
  • Restaurant L’Esprit de Salines: Menu by chef Stéphanie Le Quellec, hosted by executive chef Jean-Claude Dufour

Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015

7pm : Opening ceremony (by invitation only)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2015

10am : Press Conference, Taïwana Hotel

3pm-5pm : “St Barth Absolut Contest 2015”, by Enjoy St Barth, Do Brazil

7:30pm : Chefs’ Dinners in the festival partner hotels & restaurants:

  • Eden Rock - St Barths : Menu by Laurent Jeannin guest pastry chef, &Eric Desbordes (executive chef)
  • Cheval Blanc St-Barth : Menu by chef Alexandre Mazzia, hosted by executive chef Yann Vinsot
  • Le Guanahani : Menu by chef Yoann Conte, hosted by executive chef Nicola de Marchi
  • Christopher St. Barth: Menu by chef Jérôme Nutile, hosted by executive chef Jean-Baptiste Piard
  • Hotel Taïwana: Menu by chef David Toutain, hosted by executive chef Jérôme Pru
  • Restaurant L’Esprit de Salines: Menu by chef Stéphanie Le Quellec, hosted by executive chef Jean-Claude Dufour

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2015

12-2pm : “St Barth Badoit Express Beach Picnic”, Le Guanahani

5pm-6pm : Café Waiter’s Race, Gustavia

7:30pm : Chefs’ Dinners in the festival partner hotels & restaurants below:

  • Eden Rock - St Barths : Menu by Laurent Jeannin, guest pastry chef, & Eric Desbordes (executive chef)
  • Cheval Blanc St-Barth : Menu by chef Alexandre Mazzia, hosted by executive chef Yann Vinsot
  • Le Guanahani: Menu by chef Yoann Conte, hosted by executive chef Nicola de Marchi
  • Le Christopher: Menu by chef Jérôme Nutile, hosted by executive chef Jean-Baptiste Piard
  • Le Taïwana : Menu by chef David Toutain, hosted by executive chef Jérôme Pru
  • Restaurant L’Esprit de Salines: Menu by chef Stéphanie Le Quellec, hosted by executive chef Jean-Claude Dufour

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015

8am-10am : “St Barth Chefs Challenge by Taittinger”, Bonito (Jury: chef Emmanuel Renaut, president)

9am-11am : Amateur pastry competition “Old Time St Barth” and “Young Toques St Barth”, Gustavia

11am-12am: Awards ceremony for the 2015 competitions, Gustavia

7:30pm : Chefs’ Dinners in the festival partner hotels & restaurants:

  • Eden Rock - St Barths : Menu by Emmanuel Renaut, guest chef and Ambassador of the festival 2015 - Cheval Blanc St-Barth : Menu by chef Alexandre Mazzia, hosted by executive chef Yann Vinsot
  • Le Guanahani: Menu by chef Yoann Conte, hosted by executive chef Nicola de Marchi
  • Christopher St. Barth: Menu by chef Jérôme Nutile, hosted by executive chef Jean-Baptiste Piard
  • Hotel Taïwana: Menu by chef David Toutain, hosted by executive chef Jérôme Pru
  • Restaurant L’Esprit de Salines : Menu by chef Stéphanie Le Quellec, hosted by executive chef Jean-Claude Dufour