St. Kitts Marriott Resort Appoints New Executive Sous Chef

New Chef brings experience from world travels to the table



FRIGATE BAY, S.K. AND NEVIS, CB. April 11, 2016 – St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Pryer as Executive Sous Chef for the resort. Chef Pryer brings with him over a decade of culinary experience and a longstanding history with the Marriott Brand.

In his new role, Chef Pryer will assist in the daily operations of the resort’s eight onsite restaurants, as well as catering for special events.

Chef Pryer joins St. Kitts Marriott from his previous role as the Executive Chef at the St. Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Wales. He began his career at the age of 16, training as a YTS Chef with Thistle Hotels. After working in both London and Germany, he joined the Marriott family in 2002, where he began as the Senior Sous Chef at the Liverpool Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Pryer has since served as the Executive Chef at both the Swansea Marriott Hotel as well as the Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club.

His time spent in London, Germany and working in Italy as a head chef for a four-star hotel have prepared him for his current role. Chef Pryer’s extensive background in the culinary arts and his journeys around the world have helped to shape his culinary style. “My experience in different countries has allowed me to develop a balanced approach to cooking and I am looking forward to applying my skills to my new role here in the Caribbean.” His focus on seasonality and using the freshest ingredients to create beautifully crafted dishes have been the keys to his success.

Jacques Hamous, St. Kitts Marriott’s General Manager, welcomed Chef Darren to the team, saying “We are very pleased to have Darren join the team here and are looking forward to the fresh ideas he will contribute to the culinary experience here at St. Kitts Marriott.”


St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino is located in the Frigate Bay area of the island, just a 10-minute drive from the airport and capital city Basseterre. The resort offers 389 generously appointed guest rooms and luxurious suites. The golden sands of North Frigate Bay Beach, a championship golf course and the largest Vegas-style casino in the Caribbean help to provide an unparalleled vacation experience. The resort also features a revitalizing spa, meeting facilities, eight restaurants and two lounges that make it the ideal destination for families, couples and corporate travelers. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact The St. Kitts Marriott Resort directly at (800) 228-9290, (869) 466-1200 or visit

Sasha Hlozek
Diamond Public Relations

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