GHTA Continues to Raise Funds toward Competition at the CHTA’s Taste of the Caribbean Competition
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, May 27, 2013– In an effort to raise funds for Team Grenada to participate in the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) Taste of the Caribbean Competition, Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association (GHTA) has, over several months, held a series of practice dinners, the latest of which was held last Sunday at the True Blue Bay Resort.
Despite the inclement weather, the GHTA were pleased to welcome diners to this beautiful location. They in turn were happy to feast on the wonderful three course gourmet meal prepared by chefs from Flamboyant Hotel, True Blue Bay Resort, Coyaba Beach Resort and Island Catering, and to have a taste of three cocktails prepared by a bartender from Flamboyant Hotel.
Guest were invited to comment on each dish and this feedback was much appreciated by the chefs who are ever striving to improve on the dishes they present using all locally grown ingredients.
The present global recession has seen a decline in funds available for sponsorship of many worthwhile causes in Grenada; unfortunately this situation has resulted in the GHTA being unable to raise sufficient funds to send a team to compete in the competition to be held in Miami in June of 2013.
The GHTA, and more importantly the chefs from member hotels and restaurants, though disappointed to miss the competition this year, will continue its fund raising efforts with a view to taking part in 2014.
About Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association
The Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association (GHTA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization tasked with being the representative private sector voice of the island’s tourism sector. The Association is managed by a Board of Directors responsible for guiding the Association’s strategies and polices, while the secretariat is managed by an Executive Director responsible for the day to day duties of the Association. GHTA’s main purpose is to advocate and lobby on behalf of its members on matters affecting the tourism industry. In addition, the Association promotes educational opportunities for industry workers; assist in the development of cultural activities and aids in marketing the businesses of its members.
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