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The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has joined forces with the Macy’s department store in the United States to celebrate the island’s cuisine throughout the month of February.
The month-long series, called the ‘Genius of Jamaica’ got underway on February 3 at the Macy’s flagship store at Herald Square in Manhattan with Dion Marks, Executive Chef at the Rose Hall Resort Country Club, Montego Bay showcasing his culinary skills.
The standing room only crowd at the event, which included Consul General, Dr. Basil Bryan, was treated to a taste of the island’s unique culinary delights, a birthday cake celebrating Bob Marley’s 61st birthday and live music by the (Kevin) Batchelor Party 7-piece ensemble.
“Delicious,” is how New Yorker Patricia Benedetti described the small sampling of chef Mark’s specialty of saut