Rum and Rhythm Benefit


Buy RUM & RHYTHM Tickets at US$125


Rum & Rhythm

Date: Friday June 8, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 11pm
Venue: Capitale


Savor the vibrancy and excitement of the Caribbean through its flavors, spirits and sounds at this exquisite ultimate Food and Rum event, Rum & Rhythm™ Benefit. This signature event, a fundraiser to benefit the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Foundation, will tantalize guests on a magical cultural journey through the Caribbean. Guests will experience the eclectic cuisines, pulsating rhythms, camaraderie and quintessential experiences the Caribbean offers. They will sample award winning Rums of the Caribbean, authentic cuisine prepared by Caribbean celebrity chefs and cocktails concocted by popular mixologists, while enjoying the rhythms of Caribbean music, at Capitale.

Capitale, a Roman classic 1895 landmark adorned with Corinthian columns, Venetian glass, marble mosaic floors and 65 foot ceilings was the former Bowery Savings Bank building, designed by the famous architect Simon White, whose portfolio includes Washington Square Arch, the New York Herald building, The Tiffany Building, the Boston Public Library and several branches of the New York Public Library.

This memorable evening will be the highlight of the social calendar for Caribbean Week in New York. Top Caribbean personalities and celebrities make special appearances.


All proceeds go scholarships and study grants offered by the CTO Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides financial assistance to Caribbean nationals to pursue studies in tourism, hospitality and languages.

Rum & Rhythm™ Benefit & Auction attracts a demographic with the means and propensity to travel to the Caribbean, for the real experience. Public sector members as well as and Private sector rum companies, hotels, restaurants are invited to participate and showcase the talent of their chef or mixologist.

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