Cuba’s Cookin’ restaurant was picked as the venue for Salamander Holding’s annual Christmas bash. The party took off fueled on mojitos and the terrific live music of Yessy, the diva, Cuba’s Cookin’ in-house entertainer. Yessy and maestro Ramon had the guests dancing even before appetizers were served. The food at Cuba’s Cookin’
was equally spectacular starting with empanadas and ayakas and following with special holiday platters or the fresh catch of the day with chef’s secret sauce. Owner Jodi Tobman Hagedoorn thanked her dedicated staff members for their outstanding performance this year and expressed her gratitude for their global thinking and local actions with the company’s Tikkun Olam program aiming at the repair of the world one donation at the time. Pictured here party snaps shots of the good times had by all. Salamander Holdings, with its four successful brands of souvenir shops and gift boutiques T.H. Palm & Company, the Juggling Fish, The Lazy Lizard and Coconut Trading Company is opening two additional stores on Palm Beach, at the South Beach Centre and at the Village across from the Radisson Aruba Resort Casino & Spa.