Wine & Food Industry Event At Banyan Bay Misses a Serious Melon Opportunity

Yesterday evening, Madisco held a wine & food sampling event at Banyan Bay Resort in San Pedro.  Madisco is mainly a food & beverage distribution company for stores and restaurants and part of a much larger group – The Roe Group of Belize.  The group, I just discovered, owns a huge number of companies in Belize from insurance to hotels – take a look.

Madisco did an event in Placencia at Robert’s Grove a few weeks ago – and I (a little randomly) attended that one.  So when my friend Chef Sean (of the Sittee River Curve Bar & Restaurant) let me know they’d be in San Pedro last night?  I thought I’d attend again.

For more on Chef Sean – check out the posts below.

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Sure technically this was an “industry event” – for actual customers of Madisco who received actual invitations – but…what the heck.  I’m the…media?

And I’m all about the carved watermelons.

Love the flowers but I think you might be missing the big opportunity that Halloween Eve presents.  For some real show stoppers…

Here’s one with the guacamole made from frozen avocado.  Surprisingly tasty.

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The people from Karl H Menzies were there serving wine…

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Sheets and towels (nice ones!), lots of food and…well…toilet paper dispensers.

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Okay…let’s focus on more exciting things.  Pasta…and sushi!  Chef Sean Kuylen had some delicious tuna tartar…

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and this chef made some gorgeous hand rolls to order.  Yum.IMG_3726Everyone had a good time.  Wade from Road Kill Bar won a gift certificate…baskets of Madisco products were also given out.

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Here’s Sherlette from Rain Restaurant at Grand Caribe with Chef Sean.

sherletAnd with that…Happy Halloween.  Here is what my party watermelons would look like…

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or this.  Yuck.

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  • mysteryboy

    and where might the best place to buy Carib Coolers be?

    • sanpedroscoop

      They sell them at many supermarkets and at Liquor Stores…check your refridge section!