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Seven Stars Resort, Turks & Caicos appoints Kyle Kingrey as a new executive chef


Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (September 16, 2013) – Seven Stars Resort, located on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, announces the appointment of Kyle Kingrey as its new Executive Chef. Chef Kingrey brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to his new position, where he will direct and oversee the resort’s culinary experience across all three restaurants, as well as private events.     

“Seven Stars Resort extends a warm welcome to Chef Kingrey, as he brings his skills, vision and distinctive, epicurean creations to the property,” said Bryan Guillot of the Thomas Lee Group, which manages sales and marketing on behalf of Seven Stars Resort.  “To remain one of the leading resorts in the Caribbean, it is a top priority for us to deliver personalized service, a memorable guest experience, and world-class dining to our guests, and we are elated to have such a highly-skilled, high-demand and renowned chef now part of the Seven Stars team.”

Prior to joining Seven Stars Resort, Kingrey was the Chef de Cuisine at well-known New York restaurant, Beauty & Essex, where he not only managed the staff but also played an integral role in menu creation. Before his time at Beauty & Essex, Kingrey held positions at various resorts including The Buccaneer in St. Croix where he served as Executive Chef and The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ where he held a Sous Chef position. In addition to the resort experience Kingrey brings to Seven Stars, he has also made several television appearances and held various chef positions at notable restaurants around the world including Lavo, Las Vegas; Villa Madeline, St. Croix; and Vespa Bar, New York.

At Seven Stars Resort, Kingrey said he looks forward to utilizing local ingredients and developing seasonal menus that enhance the resort’s award-winning dining options, which include:  

  • Seven, an exceptional culinary experience, featuring a blend of international flavors, spices and techniques along with the island’s freshest seafood and steak.
  • The Deck, an oceanfront, al fresco restaurant – recently expanded  3,300 sq. ft – where guests can enjoy island-inspired light fare, sundowners, mojitos and local brews overlooking Grace Bay.
  • The Sand Dollar, offering pool- and beach-side service, Seven Stars staff serves refreshing cocktails and delightful lunch fare selections prepared with the freshest ingredients.
  • ‘Toes in the Sand’ Dinner, the resort’s famous candle-lit dinner offers a dining experience like no other, two can enjoy artfully prepared courses served directly on Grace Bay beach. 
  • Special Event Catering, from weddings to birthdays and every milestone in between, Seven Stars’ chefs can create custom menus – simple or elaborate – for up to 200 guests.
  • Beach BBQ and Bonfire, every Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. guests can dance in the sand to live entertainment and watch the sun set over Grace Bay while enjoying signature drinks and Caribbean-inspired menu items.

“With Seven Stars’ unmatched reputation and line-up of exciting enhancements to come, I can’t think of a more ideal time to bring my culinary vision to the resort,” said Kingrey. “My goal is for our guests to come and savor truly unique dining experiences with unsurpassed ambiance, cuisine and service, without ever leaving the property.”

For more information on Seven Stars Resort’s culinary program, visit www.SevenStarsGraceBay.com/theresort-dining.php. To book your next stay at Seven Stars Resort, contact reservations at 866-570-7777 or email reservations@sevenstarsgracebay.com. To stay up-to-date on the latest news and travel deals from Seven Stars Resort, travelers and guests are invited to fan us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SevenStarsResort and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/7StarsResort.  

About Seven Stars Grace Bay

Framed by white sand beaches and the marine preserve of Princess Alexandra National Park, Seven Stars Resort embraces the natural environment and beauty of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Named for the seven stars of the storied Pleiades constellation, Seven Stars is an all-suite resort that sits on 22 acres of manicured grounds at the center of Grace Bay Beach – rated one of the best beaches in the world. The resort's luxuriously appointed junior, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom suites, are among the Island's most spacious with private balconies and dramatic views. Offering luxurious comforts, accommodations feature stylish furnishings and gourmet kitchens complete with wine refrigerators and Nespresso machines.

In addition to a best-in-the-world beach experience, Seven Stars Resort features a magnificent salt water pool that serves as its centerpiece. Seven Stars also offers unique and diverse dining experiences. At Seven restaurant, guests will enjoy a fresh and varied menu of breakfast offerings in the morning, and for dinner, an exotic, authentic and Caribbean-inspired menu with artfully prepared dishes. The poolside Sand Dollar, offers a casual, outdoor menu with sandwiches, salads and more for lunch. Beachside, The Deck, provides an alfresco experience for lunch, as well as cocktails and tapas during the evening.

The Spa at Seven Stars Resort provides the utmost tranquility to relax and indulge by offering an extensive menu of services to soothe the mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, Seven Stars Resort offers a fitness center featuring Yoga, Pilates and Body Toning; complimentary water sports including Hobie Cats, kayaks, surfboards, snorkeling equipment and pool floats; tennis courts; and a children's play area.

Seven Stars Resort was recently named "Best All-Suite Resort" in Turks and Caicos by the World Travel Awards in addition to being named to the 2013 Conde Nast Gold List.



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