National Culinary Team Visits Governor General

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Executives from the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association, representatives from the National Culinary Team and Team Sponsors recently paid a courtesy call to Governor General of The Bahamas Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House. Dame Marguerite graciously received the guests in honor of the National Culinary Team’s recent success at the premier Caribbean Culinary Competition; “Taste of the Caribbean”.

 


The Chefs on the National Culinary Team are sponsored by their respective employers who represent a wide cross section of hotel properties and institutions in The Bahamas including: The University of The Bahamas’ CHMI, Atlantis, Baha Mar, Courtyard Marriot, Sandals Royal Bahamian and the One and Only Ocean Club.

In addition to the Chefs Corporate Sponsors, The National Culinary Teams’ participation is made possible through partners and sponsors such as; The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Cable Bahamas (Rev On), Key Platinum Sponsors of the team; Sandals Royal Bahamian, Gold Sponsors, Bahamian Brewery (Sands Beer), Bahamas Food Services, Bahamas Air and Betty K Shipping, Cassava Grill and Manuelo’s Lettuce Eat Fresh.

Front row: pictured from left to right: Junior Chef Kenria Taylor, Berkley Williamson, Bahamian Brewery, Dr. Linda Davis, University of The Bahamas, Carlton Russell, President, Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association, Governor General of The Bahamas, Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, Dr. Rodney Smith, President, University of The Bahamas, Glaister Williams, Sandals Royal Bahamian, Charlotte Knowles Thompson, Executive Administrator, BHTA, Chef Mario Adderley, Team Manager. Back row, pictured from left to right: Apprentice Chef Ryan McIntosh, Chef Kevyn Pratt, Chef Tamar Rahming, Elise Carter and Ianta Stubbs, Chef Jamal Petty, Mixologist Gino Wilson, Chef Asteir Dean, Chef Owen Bain; Rui Domingues, BHTA and Courtyard by Marriot Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas.