Nassau Paradise Island offers a range of culinary offerings
Unique Epicurean Adventures Await Visitors to the Popular Bahamas Beach Destination
NASSAU, Bahamas, July 8, 2013 – Travelers visiting Nassau Paradise Island can take advantage of the destination’s delicious local cuisine at some of its top accommodations. With a range of experiences from fine dining to a casual beer garden, the popular beach destination has options for all tastes and budgets. Whether it’s dining on locally sourced ingredients or sampling a Caribbean take on a traditional dish, Nassau Paradise Island’s array of culinary adventures will leave vacationers with a true understanding and taste of the Islands.
Atlantis, Paradise Island:
This July, renowned Chef Todd English will open his famed Olives restaurant at Atlantis, Paradise Island. Featuring his signature open kitchen and Mediterranean cuisine, Olives Atlantis will provide a social and interactive dining experience for guests in the bustling Atlantis Casino. Olives Atlantis will offer a three-meal-a-day menu featuring Todd English’s signature interpretive Mediterranean cuisine, as well as a variety of coastal dishes made with high-quality, seasonal and fresh ingredients. The restaurant will feature an expansive open kitchen where English’s team will prepare made-to-order cuts of meat and grilled fish such as the fresh catch of the day. The restaurant will stay open until 3 a.m. to satisfy late-night dining requests for those guests in the Casino or Atlantis’ adult nightclub, Aura.
Olives Atlantis joins the ranks of some of Atlantis’ dining outposts from around the world, including Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s famed restaurant, Nobu, the vibrant Southwestern cuisine of Bobby Flay’s nationally-acclaimed Mesa Grill and 3-starred Michelin Chef Jean Georges-Vongerichten’s Café Martinique.
Located in the heart of downtown Nassau, Graycliff Hotel has a renowned dining program, including the five-star Graycliff Restaurant and an exclusive wine cellar containing more than 250,000 bottles. The elegant hotel also recently opened the Humidor Piazza and the Graycliff Chocolatier. The Humidor Piazza offers a casual dining experience comprised of the Humidor Churrascaria and the new Giotto Pizzeria and Beer Garden. Giotto Pizzeria boasts a state-of-the-art wood burning stove, and the Beer Garden offers guests an expansive selection of over 50 beers from around the world. Also new to Graycliff is the Graycliff Chocolatier, an interactive chocolate factory experience. At Graycliff Chocolatier, visitors will indulge in their passion for chocolate, learning the origin of regional cacao beans, the importance of promoting fair trade and organic farming, how beans are processed and how chocolate is created. The tour, which is available for adults and children, also offers visitors the opportunity to create and take home their own chocolate masterpiece.
Sandals Royal Bahamian
Sandals Royal Bahamian is giving guests a feast for the senses with the introduction of “Discovery Dining,” a fresh new approach to the dining experience now available at all Sandals and Beaches Luxury Included® resorts throughout the Caribbean. The extensive program encompasses every element of the dining experience from restaurant, menu, uniform design and service standards, to the inspired culinary creations presented, and is crafted to enhance the authenticity and experience of the global cuisines delivered to guests. The “Discovery Dining” interpretation of world cuisine can be sampled at Sandals Royal Bahamian restaurants including Baccarat, Casanova, Spices, Kimonos, Stewfish and more.
Tru Bahamian Food Tours
Travelers who are looking to soak up the local scenery along with their meal can take a guided “Bites of Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour.” This three hour culinary adventure takes visitors through historic downtown Nassau to sample foods from locally-adored restaurant landmarks and flavorful ethnic eateries as well as one-of-a-kind specialty food stores. In addition to delicious Bahamian treats, the tour provides fascinating historical, architectural, and cultural insights into the island’s capital city.
For more information on Nassau Paradise Island and its culinary offerings, visit www.NassauParadiseIsland.com.