Jo-Anne Stephens is an Attorney-at-law with a MBA from the University of Oxford. She has a penchant for traveling, new foods and wines. She looks forward to the opportunity to explore new restaurants and to celebrate the culinary creativity and expertise in the Cayman Islands through these awards.

David Stephens is the Managing Director of Apex Perimeter Protection Ltd, a division of The Security Centre group. He is a member of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman and recent graduate of the esteemed Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cayman Programme. David enjoys food of all types and is always willing to try new things. Travel, food, and wine are some of his favourite activities. He looks forward to the Cayman Food Awards and wishes to see Cayman recognized as the culinary capital of the Caribbean.

Jeremy Stephen Hurst is a Broker-Owner of International Realty Group Ltd. and married to Michelle Hurst, Past District Governor for Rotary International for the Northern Caribbean. Through extensive travel within the Caribbean, he has had the chance to enjoy some of the region’s best restaurants and looks forward to taking advantage of all that the Cayman culinary scene has to offer


Richard Barton is an attorney---at---law and was admitted in the Cayman Islands in 2006. He is also co---owner of two local companies, Premier Valet Ltd. And The Crescendo Group Ltd. Mr. Barton is host of the Business Buzz, a business talk show airing on Radio Cayman. Mr. Barton is a member of the Caymanian Bar Association and the Law Society Of England &Wales


Maureen Cubbon is an award winning chef achieving first place in the Food & Wine Cayman Cookout Amateur Chef Competition in 2013 and was a finalist in 2012, cooking for the likes of Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, Jose Andres and His Excellency the Governor Mr. Duncan Taylor. She currently hosts and runs healthy cooking classes and food focused team building programs for corporate clients, is the Creator & Lead Instructor for the Budding Chef Cooking Classes for kids and is a proud coach for the Youth Services Culinary Team for the annual Cayman Islands Agricultural Show. Maureen co-hosted the Quick & Easy Cooking Show on Daybreak for 2 years and is a member of the Slow Food Group in Cayman.

Ms. Cubbon has lived in the Cayman Islands for 14 years and is an active member of the local food and wine scene. As a speaker at the TEDx Seven Mile Beach event in April 2013, Maureen is working on sparking a Cayman Style Food Revolution with the goal to empower people, especially children, to know where their food comes and hopefully inspire everyone to get into their kitchens and cook!

Pamela Small is the Asst. Vice-President of Sales, Marketing and Support at Logic in the Cayman Islands and also a former Miss Cayman title holder. She has 2 daughters who she enjoys spending time with over food, relaxing and eating on the beach. She is honored to be a part of the Cayman Food Awards and is looking forward to trying some new dishes and of course pizza (her favorite food) during her judging experience.
Alan Markoff is a journalist at Pinnacle Media Ltd and has become known for his food and wine editorials in publications such as Flava Magazine, The Cayman Islands Journal, Grand Cayman Magazine and the Cayman Compass. Since 2008, he has been the leader of Slow Food South Sound, Cayman's chapter of the international culinary group that promotes the enjoyment of eating in a convivial setting, sustainable food sourcing and the preservation of local food culture. Alan has served as a judge for numerous cocktail competitions, including the multi-event Diageo Reserve World Class competition in Cayman in 2013 and 2014 and looks forward to lending his expertise to the Food Awards.
Catherine Guilbard has lived in Cayman for the past 36 years. Her family spent over 20 years in the restaurant business having started the first Chinese Restaurant in the Cayman Islands (Golden Pagoda). She is a successful entrepreneur and business coach with a passion for food and wine. She loves nothing better than to dive into a good cookbook or watch FoodTV! She is married to Sebastien Guilbard, and is mom to a daughter of 5 and a son of 11. No surprise that both her children have a well-developed palette!
Sebastien Guilbard, born in France, and raised Africa, brings a world of experience from his travels. Sebastien multicultural background has expanded his taste in various cuisines. Being raised in the hotel and restaurants industry in France, his passion for food and wine has always been a priority. With a background is in property and hotel-restaurant management, he understand the intricacy of the food industry.

Eric’s professional career has been quite diverse, from Sergeant, to Chief Officer for the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Cayman Islands Government.

Eric believes highly in giving back to the community in which he lives. This is evidenced by his participation as the Assistant District Governor for the Rotary Clubs of the Cayman Islands, past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cayman Crime Stoppers, and Past Treasurer and Director of the Civil Service Credit Union; Eric the Consummate Caymanian.

Olivia Scott Ramirez's passion for travelling has taken her to visit, study, and even live in many countries around the world, including Mexico, London, Hong Kong, Japan, Greece, Egypt, Spain, Israel, Italy and many other countries in Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean. As the Marketing and Public Relations Manager for Cayman Airways based in the Cayman Islands, she is a frequent visitor of the airline's many gateway cities in the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America. Whether at home in the Cayman Islands or jet setting to a new or favorite destination, she says sampling native dishes is part of the whole cultural experience wherever she goes. Olivia is a member of Cayman's Slow Food movement and Slow Food International.