KINGSTON, Jamaica-- For Monday night's semi-final performance on NBC's 'The Voice' competition, Jamaican songstress Tessanne Chin passionately delivered "Like a bridge over troubled waters", to close the show.
"I'm ready to give it my all and treat this song like it's my last song. That's how much this song means to me, ...more »
David Mair, vice-president of Best Dressed Chicken
Operations at Jamaica Broilers Group, and wife Kim hosted
an intimate do last Wednesday at their upper St Andrew
residence to celebrate the local chefs who returned with a
record nine medals from the 14th Annual Taste of the
Caribbean Culinary Showcase in Miami. We share highlights.
Alexander Melville, finance director at Chukka Caribbean, and wife Mandy,
director of Sweetcraft Limited, were out to celebrate with the chefs.
Jamaica Observer Food Awards Chef on the Rise Brian Lumley (back row, left) joined members of the Jamaican contingent
who participated in the recent Taste of the Caribbean Showcase in Miami, (back row, second left) Walcon Austin, executive
chef at Comfort Foods Limited; Garcia Brown, personal chef to the Brazilian Ambassador; Lincoln Peterkin, pastry chef at
Cardiff Hotel and Spa; Dadrian Coke, sous-chef at Breezes Grand Negril; (front row, from left) Dennis McIntosh, executive
chef, Cardiff Hotel and Spa; Vanessa Fletcher, bartender; junior chefs Shaneica Case and Aaron Thwaites, and Kenrick
Stewart, president of the Culinary Federation of Jamaica, for a chefs photo-op.
David Mair (left), vice-president of Best Dressed Chicken Operations, shared in a family photo-op with wife Kim (second
right), daughters Abigail, Gabrielle (front), and son Isaac.
Enjoying the intimate atmosphere were (from left) Richard Josephs, managing director of Keith Ryan & Company Limited,
his wife Marie, Steven Hudson, managing director of Bearings and Seals Limited, his wife Maria, and Ian McNally, managing
director at Relmac Construction Company Limited, and his wife Michelle.
Jamaica Broilers Group executives (from left) Andrew Allen, regional supervisor; Karisa-Ann Gordon, business development
officer; David Mair, vice-president of Best Dressed Chicken Operations; Cordia Panton-Williams, brand manager of Best
Dressed Chicken; Joan Forrest Henry, divisional sales and marketing manager; and marketing manager Oral Ashley all said
hello to our shutterbug. (Photos: Lionel Rookwood)
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