An All-Star Lineup of Movie star Cooks & Music at Grace Jamaican Jerk Pageant

MIRAMAR – The 21st Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Pageant (GJJF), occurring on Sunday, November 12, 2023 from 1pm-10 pm at Miramar Regional Park, positioned at 16801 Miramar Pkwy, Miramar, Fl 33027, has introduced its scorching all-star lineup of cooks and musical performers.

Publix Culinary Pavilion

The Publix Culinary Pavilion will function Internationally acclaimed superstar cooks Travis Reece (Jamaica), Jamal Small (Bahamas) and Darian Bryan (Jamaica).

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Celebrity Chefs Travis Reece (Jamaica), Jamal Small (Bahamas) and Darian Bryan (Jamaica)
Movie star Cooks: Travis Reece (Jamaica) – High Left, Jamal Small (Bahamas) – High Proper and Darian Bryan (Jamaica) – Backside Heart

Musical Leisure

Morgan Heritage - Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival
Morgan Heritage

Whereas on the musical facet, two-time Grammy-winning Royal Household of Reggae Morgan Heritage, Jamaican dancehall sensation Ding Dong and straight out of Bermuda, reggae artist Collie Buddz, will present the soundtrack and vibes for a day crammed with enjoyable, meals and Caribbean tradition.

Chef Problem

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Chef Challenge Cherney Amhara, Alexis Frazier
                                 Cherney Amhara                                                               Alexis Frazier

Turning up the warmth within the Chef Problem is the 2022 champion, NBC-6’s Cherney Amhara, who’s being challenged this yr by WPLG’s Alexis Frazier for the honour GJJF’s 2023 High Chef award. Movie star judges embrace Jamaica Meals Boss and South Florida based mostly Hungry Black Man.

Extra Leisure

Further leisure will function comic Chris “Johnny” Daley, and Dancin’ Dynamites 2003 winners from Jamaica. As well as, DJs Richie D, Jazzy T, DJ Radcliffe and Ecstatic Sound will preserve the group entertained. There will probably be a Patty Consuming Contest with $1,000 in case prizes!

Emcees are Jody Ann Grey and Tanto Irie of Hot105 FM.

Come For the Meals

making jerk at Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival From succulent jerk hen to tender jerk lobster, GJJF serves up an genuine culinary journey by means of the guts of the islands. The competition options an thrilling meals court docket providing a large assortment of cuisines. Starting from jerk hen, pork, and fish. Plus, Jamaican favorites corresponding to fried competition, oxtails, curry goat, escovitch fish, roasted corn, in addition to different tasty delights.

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

GJJF Managing Associate and CEO Eddy Edwards commented “South Florida is residence to the biggest Caribbean inhabitants in the USA. The Grace Jamaican Jerk Pageant reminds us of the numerous, optimistic and scrumptious influence the Caribbean has on the American tradition. Over the previous 21 years, the competition has advanced to include different great Caribbean cultures, such because the Bahamas, and entice folks the world over”.

GJJF introduced by Publix in partnership with Metropolis of Miramar, Western Union, Higher Ft. Lauderdale Guests and Conventions Bureau. Media sponsors embrace The Nationwide Weekly,  Jamaica Observer, WAVS 1170 AM, and Cox Radio Miami. For the primary time, stations from the Bahamas Star 106.5 and HOT 91.7 together with the Nassau Guardian will welcome attendees from Islands of the Bahamas to take pleasure in some South Florida fashion island tradition.

Common admission tickets are $40 and $50 on the gate on occasion day. VIP tickets are $175. Youngsters beneath 10 are free to attend. To buy tickets and for extra info, go to

Grace Jamaican Jerk Pageant Showcases Caribbean Meals, Music and Tradition