Gastronomy: One of Martinique’s Many Great Pleasures

Martinique offers an array of gastronomic experiences.
Martinique offers an array of gastronomic experiences.

This experience is especially concocted for epicureans and foodies. They can discover brand-new cooking class packages designed by Les Ateliers Medelices for food-loving travelers and gourmets, while they find out everything they have ever wanted to know about Creole cuisine with a French flair.

Throughout the range of cooking classes and culinary-themed experiential travel programs, guests will unlock the secrets of renowned local dishes; cook with acclaimed chef Bredas in his signature kitchen; and learn from one of the best. Chef Bredas, a Gault and Millau Clef D’Or Award winner and member of the Academie Nationale de Cuisine has also been named one of the “Four Best Caribbean Chefs” by Bon Appetit Magazine.

For those who enjoy hands on experiences, another package takes foodies to Le Hameau du Morne des Cadets, a traditional Martinican farm in the shadow of Mount Pelee. There, guests will select fresh ingredients from the fields and help in preparing their own authentic meal.

They will find out for themselves why foodies love Martinique. Remind your clients not to miss out on the chance to Discover Les Ateliers Medeeices or the art of cooking—the Martinican way.

Also, let your clients know to check out Chez Carole located in the heart of the Fort-de-France market. When they visit downtown Fort-de-France, one of the signature attractions is the vibrant, colorful and friendly Grand Marche Couvert. There, after shopping scented spices, exotic fruit and original souvenirs, clients may enjoy an unforgettable and tasty experience. In the middle of the Grand Marche, guests discover a colorful, warm and welcoming place—Chez Carole. Your clients can take a break in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city to eat fresh and tasty food. Choose from a variety of local dishes, ranging from Creole-style crab farci to grilled fish, not to mention the delicious fried red snapper, all with natural and authentic home-cooked flavors…A rum cocktail is always offered, and they might want to try some of the best accras of the island. Without a doubt, Carole herself is one of the greatest assets of the restaurant. Her smile is legendary and she has made it one of her priorities in order to ensure everyone’s satisfaction. Bon appetite.