PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (January 3, 2023) – Atlantis Paradise Island
, the Caribbean’s most iconic destination resort in the Bahamas is
thrilled to announce its inaugural Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food
Festival (NPIWFF), taking place Wednesday, March 15 – Sunday, March
19, 2023. Tickets for the Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival
are on sale now at npiwff.org .
The five-day festival showcases world-renowned top chefs, master
sommeliers, mixologists, and notable TV personalities, including Tony
Abou-Ganim, Alex Guarnaschelli, JJ Johnson, Aarón Sánchez, Alon Shaya,
Michael White and Andrew Zimmern, plus a performance by Grammy®
Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated rapper Wyclef Jean at Jerk Jam
on March 18. Duff Goldman and DJ Kim Lee, from Netflix’s _Bling
Empire_, host the festival’s closing night Sugar & Spice after party
at The Cove pool. The festival will highlight the Bahamas as a growing
culinary and entertainment hub while generating awareness for Atlantis
Blue Project Foundation , a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), founded in 2005
with the mission to protect and preserve marine wildlife and its
endangered habitats throughout the Bahamas and Caribbean seas.
After Atlantis’ successful Taste of Paradise Food & Wine Festival, the
newly named Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival will be expanded
to include local and regional chefs and restaurants, music performances,
exclusive dinners, beachside parties, culinary demos, and family-friendly
activities hosted throughout the resort. In addition to bringing
internationally acclaimed chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists to the
Bahamas for the highly anticipated five-day festival, Atlantis Paradise
Island is the only destination in the Caribbean with three
Michelin-rated chefs – boosting the Bahamas as the ultimate culinary
destination in the region.
While participating in events with visiting celebrity chefs, guests can
dine like a local and enjoy the island’s long-standing dining
favorites, including Sip Sip, McKenzie’s Conch Shack, Bimini Road, Sun
& Ice gelato and ice cream by Bahamian chef Wayne Moncur, locally
produced beers, and Paradise Rum, Atlantis’ signature rum produced by
John Watling’s Nassau distillery. Guests will also experience the
highly anticipated new restaurants and bars opening at the resort,
including Paranza from Michelin-starred chef Michael White, Café
Martinique helmed by globally acclaimed chef Adrian Delcourt and The
Dilly Club, the new offshoot of locally loved Bon Vivants Bar & Café.
Festival attendees will spend five days in culinary bliss – set to the
backdrop of Atlantis’ renowned paradise location, with five miles of
white sand beaches, crystal blue waters, and #BahamasAtHeart hospitality.
Culinary event programming includes:
● Taste of Paradise – The festival’s key tasting event with
JJ Johnson, Alon Shaya, Andrew Zimmern, and other celebrity chefs.
● Celebrity Chef Wine Lunches and Dinners – Alex Guarnaschelli, Aarón Sánchez,
Michael White and Andrew Zimmern will each host a memorable in-restaurant
dining experience featuring their recipes paired with signature wines.
● Ice Cream Social – A family-friendly, sweets-filled afternoon with
Duff Goldman and the resort’s resident pastry and dessert chefs.
● Jerk Jam – A signature event celebrating Jerk, the iconic
Caribbean flavor, hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli and JJ Johnson with a
special performance by Grammy® Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated
rapper Wyclef Jean.
● Sparkles At Sunset – An elegant Champagne tasting in the
famous Bridge Suite of The Royal Tower.
● Sugar & Spice – A late-night event at The Cove Pool hosted
by pastry chef Duff Goldman with over-the-top desserts and music from DJ
Kim Lee (from Netflix’s _Bling Empire_).
● Tacos and Cocktails – A taco and tequila fiesta with Aarón
Sánchez and festival mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim.
The complete line-up of festival events, live entertainment, and
appearances can be found online at npiwff.org  or atlantisbahamas.com
. Tickets are available for purchase now. Follow @NPIWFF  and
@AtlantisBahamas  for the most up-to-date festival details.
In 2023, Atlantis Paradise Island  is rolling out bold
multimillion-dollar renovations and exciting new partnerships throughout
the resort – from a complete renovation of The Royal Towers to a
reimagined Atlantis Casino and much more. The resort’s 25th anniversary
launches a new chapter for the celebrated destination, ensuring
travelers will continue to experience the best at Atlantis Paradise
Island, with stunning accommodations, innovative cuisine and
About Atlantis Paradise Island:
Atlantis Paradise Island , a lush, oceanside resort located on
Paradise Island in the Bahamas is a dynamic destination celebrating its
25th anniversary with bold multimillion-dollar renovations, exciting new
partnerships, and reimagined guest experiences. Bahamian culture and the
spirit of its beloved team members is the heart and soul of this iconic
legendary resort. Atlantis’ immersive programming connects guests to
the rich history, art, people, food, and festivities of the Bahamas
while remaining dedicated to sustainability and environmental
Home to Aquaventure, one of the world’s largest waterparks, the
141-acre waterscape of thrilling slides and river rides features 14
pools and five miles of white sand beaches. Atlantis is also home to
the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, with over 65,000
aquatic animals from 250 species making their home in natural ocean-fed
lagoons and habitats, including Dolphin Cay , the unparalleled marine
animal conservation and education center created to provide guests with
a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn more about some of nature’s
most friendly mammals.
Atlantis has five unique lodging options: the grand, iconic newly
renovated towers of The Royal, the family-friendly ambiance at The
Coral, water-side villas at Harborside Resort, all-suite luxury
accommodations at The Cove and residential-style living at The Reef.
Guests can choose from an impressive collection of over 40 restaurants,
bars, and lounges with celebrity chef culinary masterpieces, including
Fish by José Andrés, Nobu by Nobu Matsuhisa and Paranza by Michael
White. With its unrivaled meeting and convention space and the
well-appointed Atlantis Marina overlooking Marina Village, the Atlantis
experiences are endless and unique to each traveler. Additional resort
amenities include the tranquil Mandara Spa, a newly opened tennis and
pickleball center, indoor and outdoor regulation basketball courts, a
500-seat movie theater, Atlantis Kids Adventures (AKA) for children ages
3-12, a gaming arcade, CRUSH, a teen nightclub, Jokers’ Wild comedy
club, an award-winning 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf, the
renowned Atlantis Casino, and an array of luxury and boutique duty-free
For more information and reservations, please visit atlantisbahamas.com
About Atlantis Blue Project Foundation:
Founded in 2005, Atlantis Blue Project Foundation  (ABPF) is a
nonprofit 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to saving sea species and their
extraordinary habitats throughout the Bahamas and the surrounding Caribbean
seas. The Foundation fosters the preservation and conservation of coral
reefs, sea turtles, sharks, manatees, cetaceans, and their Bahamian
ecosystems, through scientific research, education, and community
For more information about Atlantis Blue Project Foundation, please
visit blueprojectatlantis.org.