Chef Charles Stuart

ABACO, Bahamas – October 16, 2014 – Home to the renowned Angler’s Restaurant, Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina, took home three first place awards at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s Taste Our Bahamas Competition, held in Fort Charlotte on Oct. 4 and 11, 2014.

Chef Charles Stuart, sous chef at Angler’s Restaurant, bested his competitors with his delicious creations, and Preston Jones, a bartender at the resort, debuted a new addition to the resort’s signature cocktail menu.

Stuart’s lobster and mushroom thermidor, a restaurant favorite, won first place in the “Best Lobster Dish” category, while his guava and cream cheese lattice pastry with a warm white brandy sauce, won first place in the “Best Pastry” category. Preston won “Best Alcoholic Taste of Our Bahamas” for his Abaco Beach Bum – a refreshing mix of cointreau, vodka and peach snapps.

“Angler’s Restaurant has always been a fine dining staple in the Out Islands of the Bahamas,” said Manny Alexiou, the resort’s owner.  “We are proud to have a team of talented associates to create delicious culinary experiences for our guests.”

The Taste of Our Bahamas competition is a part of the Ministry of Tourism’s Culinary Month, which is being celebrated through Oct. 31. For reservations or more information please call 242-367-2158 or visit www.AbacoBeachResort.com

About Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina
Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina is situated on 40 scenic acres of white sand beaches and lush tropical gardens in the Out Islands of the Bahamas, overlooking surrounding cays and the beautiful Sea of Abaco.  The largest hotel in Abaco’s Marsh Harbour, the resort features 89 oceanfront guestrooms, suites and villas, 8,750 total square feet of indoor and outdoor event space and is home to one of the to the largest marinas in the Bahamas.  Abaco Beach Resort offers a total vacation experience with endless opportunities for recreation and relaxation.  Guests can island hop, fish and explore underwater marine life or enjoy the resort’s fitness center, tennis facilities, swimming pool or dining outlets.  The resort is located just five miles from the Marsh Harbour Airport and is only a 50-minute plane ride from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach and Tampa. The Residences at Abaco Beach Resort feature nine two- and three-bedrooms condominiums available for purchase or as part of the resort, offering guests spacious accommodations featuring a contemporary, sleek island décor. For resort or real estate information, visit www.AbacoBeachResort.com or call 1-800-533-4799.