THE ABACOS, BAHAMAS (March 10, 2014)  – Devour! The Beach and the Green Turtle Club have partnered with the Big Green Egg to wrap up The Bahamas’ hottest new festival in a delicious, unforgettable way.

Chefs on the Beach will feature chefs from all across North America cooking up fresh dishes on the beach using the ancient-style cooker for the festival’s final party. The mouthwatering menus will include grilled mahi with tropical fruit salsa, pickled Serrano and mustard cream, lobster tails and adobo lamb, goats’ cheese and charred poblano guacamole at the big beach BBQ.

“We are so pleased that Devour! The Beach and the Green Turtle Club have joined the Big Green Egg Culinary Partner Program. “Chefs on the Beach” will be an unforgettable final event to this incredible three-day ocean-side food extravaganza,” says Jodi Burson, Director of Brand Enhancement for Big Green Egg.

While the Big Green Egg is acclaimed as the Ultimate Cooking Experience for backyard cooks and grilling aficionados, the EGG has also become an invaluable “tool of the trade” for award-winning chefs in some of the most celebrated restaurants in the world – including the Green Turtle Club. All visiting chefs will take a turn on the EGG for the biggest beach BBQ on the island.

The three–day event, from March 26-29, features extraordinary culinary and wine events served up by celebrated chefs Jean Joho from Chicago/Los Vegas, Michael Blackie from Ottawa, Tom Fleming from Dallas, Craig Flinn from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Cleveland’s Eric Williams. The Host Chef is Michael Howell, Executive Chef of The Green Turtle Club.

“The best chefs from across North America cooking up a storm on the beautiful Green Turtle Club beach using one of the oldest grill techniques. What could be better than this?” says Chef Howell.

For more detailed information or to purchase individuals event tickets and all-access passes, visit


Media contact:

Robyn McIsaac

(902) 440-1551 


Devour! The Beach is produced by a small team of culinary event professionals led by Executive Director, Michael Howell, and Managing Director, Lia Rinaldo. The team currently produces Devour! The Food Film Fest. It is an internationally recognized food, wine and film festival that takes place annually in November in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. The third edition of the event just wrapped with engaging films from the global community, celebrity chefs,

Hollywood actors and directors across multiple food and wine events over a five-day period. Attendance doubled to 4,000 people and box office sales tripled over the previous edition. The

event garnered serious attention from the world’s top media with over 100 hits across all formats including multiple stories in The Hollywood Reporter and Screen International, as well as mentions in Saveur Magazine, The Daily Meal and Reader’s Digest.

Devour! The Beach is an extension of this flourishing brand into the Caribbean.


With an enviable location, the Green Turtle Club is centrally located to be within a short golf cart commute of town and it is the only resort on Green Turtle Cay within an easy walk (less than 10 minutes) from the breathtaking beaches on the Atlantic side of the Cay. Established in 1964, the Resort and Marina were designed and built to be in harmony with the colonial charm of Green Turtle Cay and the Loyalist settlement of New Plymouth. Honoring the tradition of old English-Bahamian hospitality, the Club offers a quality of service and attention to detail that is no longer commonplace, finding a perfect combination of Out Island relaxation and sophisticated comfort. Green Turtle Cay offers myriad opportunities for water- based activities: world class diving, bone-fishing and exciting game fishing.


 The Big Green Egg Company was founded by Ed Fisher more than 30 years ago as he set out to develop a modernized version of an ancient Asian cooker for the backyard and the culinary marketplace. Not satisfied with the short-lived materials and marginal thermal properties of the typical kamado grill, Fisher focused on creating the very best outdoor cooker, period. This unique product, the Big Green Egg, now manufactured from advanced ceramic materials, is widely acclaimed as the best outdoor cooker in the world and has gained legions of fans (known as EGGheads) in over thirty-five countries. Often copied, never matched … there is only one, original Big Green Egg — The Ultimate Cooking Experience!



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