Cooking up a Caribbean storm With St. Kitts and British Airways

British Airways ‘After Hours’ Club summer event at Kew Gardens, London, sponsored by St. Kitts
Basseterre, St. Kitts:, August 5, 2016 : St. Kitts has been showcased at an exclusive British Airways ‘After Hours’ Club summer event held recently in London’s famous Kew Gardens.St. Kitts, in partnership with The Club, British Airways’ digital travel magazine, was the sponsor of the event held on July 28, 2016 when over 70 loyal British Airways Executive Club members were treated to an authentic Caribbean dining experience.

Themed ‘Cooking up a Caribbean storm with Shivi Ramoutar’, members enjoyed a three-course Caribbean inspired menu cooked on site by Chef Ramoutar herself and complemented by a selection of  cocktails prepared with St. Kitts rums by global rum ambassador, Ian Burrell.

St. Kitts Leaflets, handed out to guests, feature Rum Cocktail Recipes as prepared by rum expert, Ian Burrell
The highlight of the event was the St. Kitts rum-tastings which provided an enjoyable and educational element to the evening and received with great enthusiasm by diners who welcomed the opportunity to find out more about the island. Recipes for the featured rum cocktails, Belmont Estate Colada, the Brimstone Hill and Basseterre Spice, were on display for the more enthusiastic members willing to attempt the challenge.

British Airways ‘After Hours’ Club summer event at Kew Gardens, London, sponsored by St. Kitts

Racquel Brown, CEO, St. Kitts Tourism Authority, said, “The British Airways After Hours Club event held in the UK provided a fantastic platform to showcase the destination to British Airways clients through culinary fusion and cocktails. Tickets to the event were in hot demand which demonstrates the growing awareness of St. Kitts to the UK traveler. Significantly, the strength of our partnership with British Airways ensured that St. Kitts was the only Caribbean island to partner with this exclusive Club.”

Members were also given the opportunity to enter a prize-draw to win fantastic prizes of St. Kitts Rums and Shivi Ramoutar’s first cookbook ‘Caribbean Modern’ and all members went home with a St. Kitts and British Airways goody bag.

The St. Kitts UK Team was in attendance to interact with the guests and offer information about St. Kitts.

British Airways Ambassadors offer Executive Club members a St. Kitts & BA goody bag.

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