chef’s sweet strategy: quest for innovation

Chef Edwin Gallardo’s award-winning chocolate donut will eventually make an appearance on the menu at Seven, the Seven Stars Resort’s signature restaurant. But the concepts behind this year’s winner of the Sweet category at February’s Chocolate Lovers Showcase are part of everything that emerges from this popular Grace Bay kitchen. That celebrated donut – formally,…

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bold combinations bring tasty payoff

Considering the level of professionalism in any Chocolate Lovers Showcase competi­tion, high quality is an assumed trait of any winning entry. This year’s Savory category winner – Fire & Ice Executive Sous Chef Damion Carter – delivered all the quality one would expect, joining the event’s elite ranks with his second Savory title. This year’s…

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Johnny Boychuk breaks out for family time

Without question, the Turks and Caicos has plenty of reasons that attract visi­tors to its shores. Just one glance at the turquoise waters affirms its allure. But, for Johnny Boychuk there were two other decisive factors that led to the islands becoming his ’go to’ vacation spot: his Aunt Leslie and Uncle Todd. His first…

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