Raro Fire & Food Festival
A celebration of food, showcasing a fusion of Cook Islands' produce, tradition, culture mixed with all styles of barbecue and solid fuel cooking.
This year we will have a weeklong culinary celebration, particularly focusing on solid fuel-fired Barbecue and Fire cooking. With Demonstrations, workshops, cultural exchanges, activities, and competitions that culminate with a local Pitmaster competition. The purpose is manyfold.
- Create an exciting international Event that entices more tourists to the Cook Islands, while also increasing the length of stay.
- Provide exposure for local suppliers supporting our local economy
- Continue to develop and grow Barbecue culture in the Cook Islands.
- Raise funds for the Rarotonga Sailing Club and the Savage Barbecue team.