Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI Appoints New Executive Chef
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (May 8, 2019) – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI recently appointed Chloe St-Cyr as the new executive chef of the luxury, private island resort. As executive chef, St-Cyr will be responsible for managing the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food service outlets and front of house operations. St-Cyr brings more than 10 years of hospitality experience from six different countries.
“We’re so pleased to welcome Chef Chloe to Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, where she will draw on her years of experience and award-winning creativity to lead the resort’s talented culinary team as executive chef,” said Scott McArdle, general manager. “Chef Chloe is the perfect choice to oversee our evolving food and beverage offerings, including the newly rebranded Cardamom & Co. and Donovan’s Reef.”
Prior to joining Scrub Island Resort, St-Cyr was executive chef at Sandy Lane Yacht Club on Canouan in the St. Vincent & Grenadines island chain, where she directed the conception and opening of the island’s exclusive restaurants. St-Cyr’s other experience includes time as a culinary designer and executive chef at the luxury SO Sofitel in Singapore; executive chef at Sandals Negril in Jamaica; interim executive chef at Dhigali in the Maldives; chef de cuisine at Kandolhu in the Maldives; and chef de partie at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah.
St-Cyr also held a position as chef at Hilton Worldwide in Dubai, where she apprenticed in seven different kitchens, taking on all roles from basic mise en place to managing the kitchen and service. St-Cyr has a degree in advanced culinary studies and management from École Hôtelière des Laurentides in Quebec, Canada. St-Cyr was the 2015 winner of “Taste New Zealand” in Dubai, the 2015 runner-up for “Young Chef of the Year” in Dubai, and a 2016 finalist at the “Clearwater Shellfish Challenge” in Dubai.
Always an exclusive getaway, Scrub Island Resort offers private-island luxury now more than ever, with crystal-clear water, pristine beaches and crowd-free vacationing. For reservations, visit www.ScrubIsland.com.
About Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is named after its location, a serene 230-acre private-island haven situated at the east end of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. A luxury, AAA Four Diamond hotel and the first member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, the resort is tucked into a rugged cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and neighboring islands. It features 52 guest accommodations as well as a collection of two-, three-, four- and six-bedroom villas, the intimate Ixora Spa, world-class restaurants, two private beaches and a 55-slip marina. The resort marina offers exhilarating excursions through Dive BVI, sailing certifications with Offshore Sailing School and is the base of operations for Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s leading charter company. For more information, call toll free U.S. (877) 890-7444 or visit scrubisland.com.
About Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their property portfolio includes four Autograph Collection Hotels: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (ScrubIsland.com), a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique, food-focused Epicurean Hotel (EpicureanHotel.com) in Tampa, Florida; Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club (WaterlineResort.com) on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the historic Fenway Hotel (FenwayHotel.com) in Dunedin, Florida; as well as Mainsail Beach Inn (MainsailBeachInn.com), a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida, Georgia and Tennessee markets for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® (ExecuStay.com) and Oakwood® (Oakwood.com) brands. Additional future projects include Luminary Hotel & Co. (LuminaryHotel.com) in Fort Myers, Florida; a 128-room Residence Inn in conjunction with an indoor sports complex in Pasco County, Florida; and a historic boutique hotel in Macon, Georgia. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay, the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse, to annual events such as the Epic Chef Showdown. Learn more at MainsailHotels.com.