Chef Shorne Benjamin hails from the cultural paradise of St. Lucia which informs his distinct culinary style. He infuses a contemporary approach of Caribbean cuisine to create an impressionable culinary style called New Age Caribbean ®. Chef Shorne’s professional career catapulted after graduating from the prestigious French Culinary Institute, New York. He has since worked alongside renowned Master Chef Jean George and alongside James Jermyn.
His career highlights includes being featured at the Annual “Taste of the Caribbean” festival in Montreal, Canada, where he presented 5-star culinary creations. In addition, Chef Shorne has previously served as Executive Chef for the Annual Rum and Rhythm Benefit hosted by the Caribbean Tourism Organization in New York. In 2014 Chef Shorne had the privilege to represent St. Lucia in the 11th International Iron Chef Competition in Toronto, Canada. Continuing his successful year, in November 2016 Chef Shorne was invited to participate in the James Beard Dinner Series, Caribbean Sensation.