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A Collection

of memorable experiences


Cayman Cookout boasts an exhilarating and diverse schedule of events, sure to ignite your taste buds and captivate your senses.

We highly recommend planning your arrival at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 to fully immerse yourself in the weekend experience and make the most of our robust 15th Anniversary itinerary.

Hooked on Adventure: Deep Sea Fishing with Chef Emeril Lagasse (SOLD OUT)

Location: Off-Property

Time: 7:00 am to 11:00 am

Price: $500

Type: Destination Experience


Embark on an extraordinary deep sea fishing adventure alongside world-renowned Chef Emeril Lagasse. Set sail into the vast Caribbean Sea as laughter and stories are exchanged, creating unforgettable moments. Navigate the cerulean waters of the Cayman Islands as you learn the culinary secrets of Chef Lagasse’s techniques in this immersive adventure harmonized by the glimmering waves and cool breeze of the islands.


Depart from Hotel Lobby: 6:45 am

Return to Hotel Lobby: 11:15 am


Pedal Through Paradise with Sommelier Aldo Sohm

Location: Off-Property

Time: 7:00 am to 11:00 am

Price: $195

Type: Destination Experience


Blend the exhilaration of cycling with the refined pleasures of wine tasting alongside Sommelier Aldo Sohm. As an expert and avid cyclist, Aldo Sohm will lead you through the picturesque landscapes of Grand Cayman, immersing you in the beauty of the outdoors as you cycle along the beautiful coastline of South Sound and make your way through the towns of Savannah and Bodden Town. After a mid-journey rest, the anticipation builds for the grand finale - a carefully curated wine tasting experience that awaits at Rum Point. 


As the journey comes to an end, relax and take in the stunning view of the Caribbean as you return to The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on a short boat ride from the Rum Point dock. This event is a celebration of both athleticism and elegance, a unique fusion that promises an unforgettable day of adventure.


Depart from Hotel Lobby: 6:45 am

Return to Hotel Lobby: 11:00 am

*All cycling equipment will be provided by Revolutions.

Harvest of the Earth by Nature’s Fynd 

Location: Culinary Studio

Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Price: $185

Type: Lunch

Nature’s Fynd invites you to a delightful luncheon that celebrates the wonders of nature's bounty, where innovative plant-based products are transformed into delectable dishes. From earthy mushrooms transformed into savory masterpieces to creamy, dairy-free cream cheese that rivals the real thing, our chefs will showcase the boundless possibilities of plant-based cuisine.

Chef AZ Classic: Conquer the Green with Chef Andrew Zimmern

Location: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Price: $500

Type: Resort Experience


Chef Andrew Zimmern presents an unforgettable day of tee time and culinary delights at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Grand Cayman. Elevate your golf game and your Cayman Cookout experience at this magnificent event, as you take on the pristine fairways with breathtaking views at every hole.


Meet at the Golf Shop: 1:45 pm

Tea Time Treasures with Palais Des Thés

Location: Silver Palm

Time: 2:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Price: $95

Type: Beverage Tasting


Palais des Thés presents a guided exploration of the subtleties of flavor, aroma, and texture of their award-winning teas. From delicate white teas to robust herbal varieties, the event promises to engage your senses as you indulge in an exquisite array of freshly baked scones, dainty finger sandwiches and delectable pastries. Step into an enchanting world of refined elegance and sensory delight as you immerse yourself in a captivating afternoon tea and tea tasting experience.

Domaines Ott Masterclass with Jean-Francois Ott

Time: 3:45 to 4:45 pm

Location: Culinary Studio

Price: $125

Type: Beverage Demo


In 1896, Marcel Ott, a young agronomy engineering graduate from Alsace, embarked on a tour of France's diverse vineyards. His journey led him to Provence, where he discovered an estate that ignited his passion. Fast forward nearly 130 years, and the story lives on through Jean-François Ott, now the fourth generation guiding Domaines Ott. In 2004, Domaines Ott became part of the esteemed Roederer Collection, known for its exceptional portfolio of estates. Join us on a journey to explore the illustrious producer of Provence's beloved and treasured rosé, white, and red wines.

Event Name: The Pinnacle of Burgundy with Domaine Leflaive & Romanée-Conti

Location: Blue by Eric Ripert

Time: 6:30 pm to  9:30 pm

Price: $1515

Event Type: Dinner


Cocktail Reception 6:30 pm

Dinner 7:00 pm


Undoubtedly, when it comes to renowned producers of white wine, few can rival the iconic status of Domaine Leflaive in Puligny-Montrachet. This esteemed winery cultivates the epitome of chardonnay across premier and grand cru sites in the Côte de Beaune, asserting itself as a paragon of excellence in the revered Burgundy region. At this intimate event, attendees will experience a thoughtfully curated menu by Chef Thomas Seifried, Chef de Cuisine at Blue by Eric Ripert, complemented by an exceptional selection of vintage and crus from Domaine Leflaive. To delight those that prefer a red Burgundy, a special course will feature two wines from the legendary Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, a name that needs no introduction. The event is proudly presented by Wilson Daniels, the exclusive U.S. importer of both Domaine Leflaive and Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, in collaboration with Aldo Sohm and Mike Hoagland of Wilson Daniels.

The Macallan Legacy: A Decadent Dining Affair

Location: Blue by Eric Ripert

Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm  
Price: $1015

Event Type: Dinner

Cocktail Reception 7:00 pm

Dinner 7:30 pm

Culinary artistry and whisky expertise merge at an extraordinary evening at Blue by Eric Ripert, highlighting the finest offerings from The Macallan and the exceptional craftsmanship of Chef Thomas Seifried. This exclusive event promises an exquisite journey into The Macallan's world, as Chef Seifreid, Chef de Cuisine at Blue by Eric Ripert, presents artful dishes designed to delight even the most discerning Scotch enthusiasts. Begin your evening with a specially crafted welcome cocktail, setting the tone for a memorable night, followed by a multi-course tasting menu that pays homage to The Macallan's iconic Sherry Oak Range. 


As a grand finale, join us on the Blue Terrace for the After-Dinner Pairing, where you can enjoy hand-selected cigars paired with the exquisite The Macallan Rare Cask.


Star-Studded Palate: 15th Anniversary Welcome Event

Location: Cayman Islands Ballroom

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Price: $350

Type: Signature


Marking the grand kick-off of the 15th Anniversary of Cayman Cookout, prepare to begin your journey of flavors as the world-class talent of Cayman Cookout comes together to present an array of exquisite food stations and the finest wines. As you indulge in the culinary wonders and sip on exceptional wines, soak in the lively atmosphere, mingle with fellow attendees, and embrace the spirit of community that sets the tone for the days ahead.

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