Join Raj at the 2023 Cayman Cookout!

It’s almost time! The 14th annual Cayman Cookout, hosted by Eric Ripert, is taking place January 12-16, 2023 – and Raj will be heading that way. Join the two, plus a number of world-renowned chefs, sommeliers, and more, beneath the Caribbean sun at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman for an unforgettable long weekend of tastings, wine panels, copious amounts of delicious food, and more.



Pinot Panel with Co-Host Aldo Sohm (Thursday)

Location: Seven Terrace

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Price: $250

Type: Beverage Tasting

Explore the intricacies of Pinot Noir from around the world with the world’s top experts on the topic. Taste wines from Burgundy, Oregon, California with renowned winemaker Jean-Marc Roulot, Aldo Sohm MS, Larry Stone MS, Rajat Parr MS, and Food & Wine Magazine’s Executive Wine Editor, Ray Isle.

2-Course VIP Dinner (Friday)

Join Raj Parr and a star-studded lineup of industry professionals for a 2-course pairing VIP dinner. Rajat Parr will hand-select all wines and present them during this unforgettable evening beneath the Caribbean twilight.

4-Course Barilla Dinner (Saturday)

Location: Andiamo Restaurant

Time: 6:30 PM Reception & 7:00 PM Dinner

Price: $295

Type: Dinner

The world pasta masters at Barilla share their passion for Italian cuisine in an exquisite dinner al-fresco at Andiamo. Featuring the finest and freshest ingredients and masterful technique, experience the best of Italy with signature dishes presented by Barilla.

Gala Dinner in Blue (Sunday)

Location: Blue by Eric Ripert

Time: 6:30 PM Reception & 7:00 PM Dinner

Price: $1,150

Type: Signature

Join a star-studded roster to conclude a memorable celebration of food and beverage with an elegant and delightful multi-course dinner at Blue by Eric Ripert. Join host Chef Eric Ripert and master of ceremonies Chef Andrew Zimmern while Chefs Thomas Seifried, Daniel Boulud, Kristen Kish, Jennifer Carroll, Tom Colicchio, Okan Kilzibayir and Antonio Bachour come together to prepare an enchanting dinner that will be the highlight of your Cayman Cookout experience. Course after course, culinary delights will surprise and mesmerize you as they are paired to perfection with wine from the most exclusive world-class producers.