Category Archives: Employees/Staff

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Chef Hodge Judges, AHTA Course and New Interns.

Culminating the 2014 Carnival celebrations was the 9th Annual Mango Festival with the highlight event being the Mango Pineapple Culinary Cook-off.  This year Chef Hodge was again invited to be a judge.  Chef has previously judged the competition in 2007, 2008 and 2010. Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant congratulates all winners and participants of the Culinary Cook-off. On the home-front our Chef De Partie Javid Sebastian this week attended an Effective Food & Beverage Management workshop being hosted …
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Chefs of Antigua.

Lights!  Camera!  ACTION! Bay House Restaurant & Bar and Chef Hodge made the silver screen…well not the “big big silver screen” LOL but our local silver screen ABSTV on the brand new television series Chefs of Antigua.  Hosted by Joy Farrell Chefs of Antigua features chefs, popular dishes and recipes from some of Antigua & Barbuda’s leading eateries. Chef Hodge and Bay House Restaurant’s “Chicken Saltimbocca” and “Black Bean Tossed Salad” were the stars of October 24, 2013 episode which …
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Meet Bartender Altino Spencer.

In quite a few of our blog and social media posts we mentioned Altino and today we’re going to formally introduce you this creative individual.  An inspirational and motivational chat with very close friend Charles Bachelor led Altino Spencer’s transition from server to bartender. Altino has been with Trade Winds Hotel/Bay House Restaurant & Bar for five (5) years.  He truly enjoys the social aspect of his job as it allows him to interact with guests one on one.  He …
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Learning New Things About Old Things

There is an old adage that says, “you learn something new every day” and today we learnt a lot of new things about something very old.  Many of us here in Antigua and in the Caribbean grew up using concentrate drink mix Sunquick.  A bottle of Sunquick could be found in every cupboard as it was economical and a quick way to make a cool and refreshing drink for the kids. Today some of our restaurant and kitchen staff attended …
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“M&M” – The Dynamic Duo.

When we hear or see “M&M” the first thing that comes to mind is the candy that melts in your mouth and not in your hand.  Well at Bayhouse Restaurant & Bar “M&M” is the dynamic duo Michelle and Marcia who are now at the helm.  As we know when starting a new job there’s going to be a period of acclimation which can be a little stressful but for Michelle and Marcia they are ready to take on the challenge. Michelle who has …
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Saying Goodbye To Our Interns.

We don’t know where the time went, but summer has gone as quickly as it arrived.  With the end of summer today we say goodbye to our summer interns Nailah Looby and Deidre Pell two unique, hardworking and intelligent young women.  As our interns finish up their self-assessments and head back to the Hospitality Training Institute they take away new skills and a lasting network with each other and Trade Winds.  Before bidding them farewell and wishing them the best …
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