Appointed Executive Chef
At Fairmont Royal Pavilion in St' James, Barbados
With more than 18 years of progressive culinary experience, Kirk, a local Barbadian, arrives at the
Fairmont Royal Pavilion from the popular Lone Star Restaurant, in St James, Barbados, where he
most recently served as Executive Chef. The Lone Star offers a fusion concept that combines Italian
recipes with signature Lone Star classics, and is one of the most sought-after dining experiences in
Barbados. "We are certain that visitors and locals will enjoy Kirk's new culinary creations at the
Fairmont Royal Pavilion as much as they enjoyed the menus that he developed during his time at
the Lone Star." mentioned Tim Morrison.
Prior to his tenure at the Lone Star, Kirk held a range of Executive Chef positions in some of
Barbados' most celebrated properties, including Treasure Beach Hotel & the Royal Westmoreland
resort, and in England. During his time in England, he worked for Nico Ladenis as Sous Chef at the
three-Michelin-starred Cheznico restaurant, and for over two years as Head Chef at Ladenis's
Brasserie, Incognico Restaurant, before coming back home to Barbados.
Kirk has a strong commitment to providing guests with an extraordinary dining experience. Using
the freshest ingredients sourced from local purveyors, while adding a creative flair to every single
dish in the newly created menus, the culinary adventure that awaits at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion
under his direction is one utterly delectable; from sunrise to sunset, and from banquets to romantic
dinners, there is much to savor at this quintessential property.
Kirk holds an Associate of arts Degree majoring in Culinary Arts from the Florida Culinary Institute.
He also attained an Executive Diploma in General Management from the University of the West
Indies, Cave Hill School of Business.