Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados
By the Caribbean Journal staff
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef.
Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the Lone Star Restaurant in the parish of St James.
Kirton, a native of Barbados, has more than 18 years of culinary experience.
“Kirk has a wealth of experience and we are very pleased to be adding someone of his caliber to direct our culinary team,” said Tim Morrison, the resort’s general manager. “He has already launched new menus that encompass originality and creativity that will surely become signature dishes at our restaurants for the enjoyment of our valued guests.”
Before his time at the Lone Star, Kirton worked at a number of resorts in Barbados, including Treasure Beach hotel and the Royal Westmoreland resort, among others.
He has also worked as a sous chef for Nico Ladenis at the three-Michelin-starred Cheznico restaurant in London.