Cup of Joe Caribbean

A fun culinary lifestyle show hosted by Joel Villafana. He presents his twist on Caribbean Culinary Fusion.

Hosted by
Joel Villafana


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After Joel bakes his boldly flavored PESTO GARLIC HAM, the queen of comedy and longtime friend of the show NIKKI CROSBY joins him in the kitchen!!
They share a scoop, then mixologist Tyrone Benjamin creates a Moet Cocktail to celebrate.

CHRISTMAS INTO CARNIVAL – Cup of Joe Caribbean S33 Ep 5

It's his favorite time of year- Christmas into Carnival and Joel is getting ready.
He whips up a Sticky Chili Garlic Pork perfect for Christmas morning as well as Carnival cutters. Then he chats with the men behind one of the premier fetes of the Carnival season - Fete with the Saints.
Mixologist Tyrone Benjamin wraps up with an unusual Hennessy cocktail.


It's all about BITTS AND BITES as soca star Lil Bitts joins Joel in the Cup of Joe kitchen.
After making some addictive custard cookies, Lil Bitts joins him for some STUFFING MUFFINS and a fun ice cream game. Then they chat about her plans for the upcoming Carnival season.

IT’S RAE !! – Cup of Joe Caribbean S33 Ep 3

D Sweetheart of Soca, ITS RAE is inside the Cup of Joe kitchen enjoying some Geera Pork with Creamy Chutney and making her own ice cream sundae. Then a sweet ending with Chef Simmone Edwin of Meraki Catering as she makes a boozy Rum Cake with Sorrel Glaze.

CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST BITES – Cup of Joe Caribbean S33 Ep2

Joel is whipping up some Christmas breakfast ideas including Pastelle Pancakes and Custard Breakfast Biscuits. Then he wraps up with a boozy Ponche de Creme Milkshake for a sweet ending.

PARIS COUTAIN & JEREMIAH REYES – Where are they now? -Cup of Joe Caribbean – S33 Ep 1

Joel catches up with two of his former young talented guests NGC Sanfest 2019 Winner Paris Coutain and Hadco Phase II Pan Groove steelpanist Jeremiah Reyes.
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SIMPLIFYING STEAK – Cup of Joe Caribbean S32 Ep 6

It's all about simplifying steak as Joel shows two ways to enjoy two popular cuts: Citrus Steak Tacos using a flank steak followed by an elegant Seared Porterhouse steak. Mixologist Richard Atkins complements with an Apple Cinnamon Sparkler Cocktail.