• Closing Bid: 401,000 miles
  • Quantity: 1
Auction Start: Oct 18, 11:00 AM EST
Auction End: Dec 14, 03:15 PM EST ...OR LATER
Listing Type: Auction
Listing Number 2050608
Location Grand Cayman
Unique Bidders: 7
Number of Bids: 23 (Bid history)
Bid Increment: 1,000 miles
Opening Bid: 175,000 miles
Category: Food & Wine
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This 2018 Cayman Cookout package includes:

  • Two (2) tickets to the Wine Fair & Auction Dinner on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 7:00pm-9:30pm
    • During this celebration of wine making, discover an unrivaled collection of wines and exquisite culinary selections from the Chefs of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Featuring exclusive culinary, wine and travel experiences, proceeds from the evening's silent auction will benefit The Cayman Islands Cancer Society and The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Culinary Arts Scholarship.
  • Two (2) tickets to Chef Rick Bayless, Spice It Up!, an afternoon culinary demo on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 3:45pm-4:45pm
    • Clutching his kitchen essentials - knife, cutting board, and sombrero, Rick Bayless shows us exactly how he became a Top Chef Master with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His take on ceviche and seafood cocktails transport you to the vibrant streets of Mexico. Featuring a signature cocktail created by one of North Americas' most highly regarded and innovative Mixologists Bob Peters this event is sure to spice up your life!
  • Two (2) tickets to the Barefoot Barbecue Kick Off Dinner on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 7:00pm-10:00pm
    • Dine under the stars as Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, José Andrés, and other event chefs harmonize sizzling grills with the breaking waves. Hand-crafted cocktails, live music and sweet creations will enchant into the evening
  • Two (2) tickets to Rum Point Beach Bash on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 11:30pm-1:30pm
    • Set sail on a catamaran across the turquoise Caribbean Sea to Stingray City - Chef Eric Ripert's favorite destination - to swim, snorkel and interact with the majestic sea creatures. Afterwards, head over to Rum Point and revel in a distinctly Caymanian culinary experience with a special grilled lunch hosted by the talented chefs of Cayman Cookout
  • Two (2) tickets to Rum & Rubusto & Petanque on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 3:00pm-5:30pm
    • What better way to discover the pinnacle of the Caribbean than with a rum tasting! From locally-produced to world renowned, indulge your senses with "La Vida Cubana" while enjoying cigars and coffee with live Son Cubano at the Harbour Club. Join Chef Eric Ripert and his friends for a fun game among the Cookout's honored chefs. This VIP ticket for Rum and Robusto provides access to highly anticipated Pétanque Game. This event will definitely be an unforgettable experience, as guests join one of the incredible teams. May the best team win!
  • A four (4) night stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman checking in Thursday, January 11, 2018 and checking out Monday, January 15, 2018

One of the world's most treasured celebrations of food and wine, Cayman Cookout welcomes an elite roster of talented chefs, wine and spirit experts and culinary influencers each year. The exclusive, interactive weekend features cooking demonstrations, tastings, tours, dinners, pairings and unique epicurean experiences - all presented in a relaxed Caribbean setting of fun, friendship and barefoot elegance. The annual gathering is set amidst the Cayman Islands' magnificent Seven Mile Beach and is hosted by world-renowned Chef Eric Ripert and his friends, including Anthony Bourdain and José Andrés. 

An incomparable roster of world famous chefs, wine experts and spirits blenders will offer tastings, demonstrations, tours and dinners that celebrate the barefoot elegance that only the Cayman Islands can deliver. Join Chefs Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, Jose Andres, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, Robert Irvine, Michael Mina, Dominique Crenn and more.

For more information on Cayman Cookout, click here.

All attendees of the Cayman Cookout must be 21+ years of age to accept and utilize the above listed events. Event tickets will be available to pick up the day of each respective event at a designated check-in area. This package does not include air accommodations, the attending guests are responsible for sourcing and paying for their own air travel arrangements.

The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman accommodations cannot be combined with other offers and the reservation is for Thursday through Monday, January 11-15, 2018 only. If the winner bidder chooses to extend their stay in the Grand Cayman area, it is at the winner's responsibility to source a separate hotel. The winning bidder must be aged 23 or older or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian aged 23 years or older. The 4-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman is for a double queen room only and does not include costs for transportation, food and beverage, spa treatments, gym fees, or any other optional activities. Check in is at 4:00pm UTC on Thursday, January 11, 2018 and check out is 12:00pm UTC on Monday, January 15, 2018, and no time or date change requests will be granted. All participants must provide a valid credit card for security. Any additional purchases separate to this SkyMiles Experiences package is at the sole cost and responsibility of the winning bidder. 

Transportation between lodging and the events listed above and transportation to and from the winning bidder's city is not included in this package. Subject to all rules, policies, terms and conditions found in the SkyMiles Experiences User Agreement.