Sandals Resorts international chefs win at Miami’s Taste of the Caribbean

Sandals Resorts international chefs win at Miami’s Taste of the Caribbean

Press Release:-June 9, 2017 – The talented culinary masters at Sandals Resorts International (SRI) had a successful evening at the “Taste of the Caribbean” competition held in Miami, Florida last week. Ten teams from various Caribbean countries competed in the well-attended gastronomic event.

Sandals Resorts International’s chefs took home the following awards in their respective competitions: 

  • Rodroy Thomas, Executive Chef – Caribbean Pastry Chef of the Year; Bronze Medal
  • Yoginder Singh, Pastry Chef – Caribbean Pastry Chef of the Year; Gold Medal
  • Turks & Caicos Team – Caribbean National Team of the Year; Gold Medal
  • Jamaica and St. Lucia Teams – Caribbean National Team of the Year; Silver Medal

 Participating Team Members:

Saint Lucia: 

         Rodroy Thomas – Executive Chef -– Team Manager 

         Niguel Gerald – Senior Sous Chef  

         Robert McDonald – Pastry Chef 

         Kisha Prospere – Pastry Cook 

Turks & Caicos: 

         Colin Watson – Executive Chef – Team Captain 

         Yoginder Singh –  Pastry Chef 

Jamaica: 

         Alicia Baker –  Pastry Chef 

         Oneil Anglin –  Pastry Chef 

 “One of the biggest components of our 5-star Global Gourmet dining program is putting an even greater emphasis on educating our chefs by introducing them to new culinary products, trends and techniques,“ said Josef Jungwirth, Corporate Executive Chef of SRI. “It is with great pride that we celebrate their success at Taste of the Caribbean.”

 Taste of the Caribbean provides a forum for gathering practical information, developing skills, sampling, purchasing, strengthening, established supplier relationships and meeting new vendors, all on hand to help, Taste of the Caribbean will bring innovative and exciting educational sessions for food and beverage professionals that promise to enhance individual skills.

 

 

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