Category Archives: Employees | Staff

Employee Spotlight: Lincoln McMaster

Making things work right the first time is what drives our Maintenance Manager Lincoln McMaster. Lincoln joined the team here at Trade Winds Hotel as Security Guard in 1998 and his story serves as the perfect reminder that hard work and dedication always pays off. In his spare time he would fix the hotel’s broken irons and began taking Electrical Engineering courses after realizing that he had a passion for it. When the opportunity arose he applied for the position …
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Employee Spotlight: Valentin Oviedo Acosta

Our monthly Employee Spotlight is becoming our most popular blog feature and a favourite amongst our guests fans and employees alike. Upon first entering Trade Winds Hotel the path leading to reception, your room, outside your private balcony or the restaurant is lined with beautiful lush bougainvilleas, orchids, roses, hibiscus, palm trees and many other tropical plants and flowers. Valentin Oviedo Acosta is one of the gardeners tasked with the responsiblilty for the upkeep of the hotel’s grounds. Valentin joined …
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Employee Spotlight: Leona Piggott

Many of our loyal Bay House Restaurant guests come back again and again because they can’t get enough of our amazing menu, atmosphere and wonderful staff.  And sure, we believe our staff is among the best in Antigua.  But how well do you really know us? This month we are shining the spotlight on the effervescent Leona Piggott who joined our team in August 2004 as a Waitress.  Now in the position of Restaurant Shift Leader you can always count …
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Employee Spotlight: Marydith Gordon

At Trade Winds Hotel and Bay House Restaurant & Bar we believe that our greatest strength is our employees.  We are very proud of our dedicated team of unique and talented employees who on a daily basis enact our values to deliver the perfect vacation, business trip and dining experience to you our guests. Marydith Gordon joined our team in 1996 as a Receptionist and over the years progressed to Administrative Assistant, Front Office Manager, Rooms Division Manager to now …
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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 …
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