Chef Michael Harrison

Chef Michael Harrison’s talent was cultivated in the kitchens of world renowned establishments such as Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, Le Gavroche Restaurant in London, North Island Resort in the Seychelles, Carambola Restaurant, Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados and the White Barn Inn in Maine, a Five Diamond Hotel; where he had the privilege of preparing dinner for former US President, George W. Bush. Michael also cooked for David and Victoria Beckham, Actress Salma Hayek, Singer Mariah Caray and many others. Chef Harrison has trained alongside several celebrity chefs including 18 months with world famous Chef Michel Roux Jr. at Le Gavroche, a 2 Star Michelin Restaurant in London. Chef Michael also  had stints in St. Lucia and Bermuda.

The recipient of several prestigious awards and accolades he has won the Governor General Award for Excellence, Barbados Chef Year, several gold, silver and bronze medals in Barbados and throughout the Caribbean. In 2013 Chef Harrison headed the Barbados Culinary Team as manager and won the most sought after award of Caribbean Team of the Year.

Chef Harrison is the first Barbadian to take up the post of Executive Chef at Cobbler’s Cove Hotel, Hotel a Relais & Chateaux Property and is celebrated for his unique style of preparing Contemporary Caribbean Cuisine. He designed the menu and headed the team for the state dinner for Prince Harry’s visit to Barbados for our 50th Anniversary of Independence.

Michael is the Group Executive Chef for Ocean Hotels Barbados and travels frequently to promote Barbados as an unofficial Culinary Ambassador with his last trips for 2015/16 being to New York for Caribbean Week, Brazil and Cuba.

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