NULYP 15th Anniversary Barbados Trip

NULYP 15th Anniversary Barbados Trip

Calling all NULYP members, past and current, NUL family, and friends of the movement to participate in our first NULYP fun trip. We would like to thank the Barbados Embassy for crafting an inviting schedule of events during the Barbados Food, Wine & Rum festival to celebrate our 15th anniversary. If you confirm your participation before NUL conference with a $150 deposit, you will be entered to win two round trip airfares. Winners will be announced during the NULYP 15th Anniversary Summit.

Dates: November 20-24 or 25, 2014
Accommodations: Crane Resort
Festival Information:
Reservations: NGI Travel – 516-233-0036,

NULYP 2014 Package Includes:
– Accommodation at The Crane Resort
– Island Safari & Mount Gay Rum Tour
– Catamaran Cruise (includes lunch, snorkeling, swimming with the turtles, full open bar & swimming stop)
– Breakfast Daily
– Roundtrip Transfers
– Cocktail Reception
– Complimentary Wifi
– Complimentary International Calls
– 15th Anniversary Closing Dinner

A small portion of the proceeds from each trip purchased will benefit National Urban League Young Professionals 2014-2015 service year.

NULYP Trip Included Activities

Thursday, November 20th 2014
Welcome Reception – The Crane Resort

Opening Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival – Oistins Fish Fry
Friday, November 21st 2014
Catamaran Cruise & Mount Gay Rum Tour (Includes Food, Open Bar, Snorkeling, Swimming with the Turtles
Saturday, November 22nd 2014
Island Safari
Saturday Nov. 22
Cooking demonstrations, led by internationally-renowned chefs, Marcus Samuelson and Anne Burrell will take place in an exclusive area at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Guests will have up-close and personal access to top culinary talent, learn their kitchen secrets, and have the opportunity to buy their latest best-selling books.Ambrosia V – Saturday Nov. 22
Ambrosia is the Flagship event of the Festival and will feature International Food Network stars like Anne Burrell, Ed Baines, Stephanie Izard, Roger Mooking and seven seasoned local chefs/restaurants including, Creig Greenidge, Michael Harrison and Daphne’s Restaurant serving up a variety of sample sized dishes. Over twenty (20) top quality wines will be highlighted along with a champagne bar, rum cocktails, craft beer. Patrons can also hang out in the Mount Gay Rum Shop on “Baxters Road” and relax to the sweet sounds of up tempo music.Sunday, November 23rd 2014
NULYP 15th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Optional
Late Night Supersonic – Friday Nov. 21
This is the Festival’s All Inclusive Party and features one of the island’s top bands and leading DJs. Guests partake of a wide array of hors d’oeuvres which will be available at live cooking stations featuring Asian and Indian dishes, a Bajan Carvery, Seafood, Sushi and Dessert. Specialty cocktails, a wide variety of wines and a full premium bar will also be available all night. It’s A Party!
Cooking Demos with Anne Burrell & Marcus Samuellson-

Sunday Bajan Fiesta
Ilaro Court, the Official Residence of the Prime Minister will be the venue for the Fifth Edition of Bajan Fiesta. This is one of the signature events of the Festival and will feature “A Grand Buffett” consisting of unique Bajan cuisine prepared by the team of top local chefs. The Buffet will feature an array of pork, chicken, beef, lamb, seafood and vegetarian dishes prepared in new and exciting ways, accompanied by soup to start and dessert to cap it all.

Tracey Lincoln
Author: Tracey Lincoln