Tag : Jamaican Jerk Festival

7th Annual Staging of New York Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival a Success

New York’s 7th Annual Staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival was a Success with Superb Performances, Great Food and Activities. Jamaica’s Lisa Hanna Wins Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Champ, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Photos by Ajamu Myrie. Top: Former Jamaican Minister of Culture, Lisa Hanna wins the Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Jerk Cook-off Winner, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Photo 2: Executive Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson…

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Cultural Performances adds Spice to the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

Photos from Top to Bottom: Blakka Ellis, Braata Folk Singers, Yoncia, Kinetic Afrique, Dylan, Dr. Sue Organizers of the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in New York are ensuring that patrons will enjoy a memorable day with a culinary, musical and cultural feast like no other. The event, slated for Sunday, July 23 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, will see an array of performers on the Cultural stage before…

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Lisa Hanna, Jamaica’s Former Minister of Culture and Miss World 1993 Ready for Friendly Culinary Challenge against NY Mayor – Two-Time Jerk Cook-off Winner

 The organizers of this year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival are excited about the potential contest between New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio and Jamaica’s former Miss World and Member of Parliament, Lisa Hanna.  The two could meet in the fiercely contested Celebrity Quick-Fire Challenge at the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, scheduled for Sunday, July 23rd at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. Mayor de Blasio has emerged twice, as…

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Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival DC Presents Food, Music & Fun this Sunday

Following a very successful inaugural staging in Washington, DC last year, the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival returns this Sunday, June 18, where families, friends, celebrities, chefs and jerk lovers will gather for the second staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival! This will be the mecca for mouthwatering jerk goodness … all in one place, all day long at its new home on the Festival Lawn at RFK Stadium, Lot…

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The New York 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Kicked Off with Taste of Jerk in Queens this past Saturday

(From left to right: Eddy Edwards, CEO of Jamaican Jerk Festival LLC, Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage, Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage, Nova Walker, Manager of Yardie’s Restaurant, TV Host & Celebrity Chef Wenford Patrick Simpson, Patricia Chin, Founder of VP Records, Richard Lue, Director of Business Development, VP Records) On Saturday June 3rd, 2017, The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival held their Taste of Jerk Kick-Off event at the VP…

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