NEGRIL, JAMAICA (July 17, 2007) – The Caves Resort in Negril, Jamaica, a member of Chris Blackwell’s Island Outpost collection, has appointed Kevin Clarke as General Manager. Mr. Clarke will oversee all operations at the 10-room, cliff-side retreat, famed as a Caribbean hotspot in Negril’s chic West End.
Born in Jamaica with a career spanning more than seven years in Jamaican hospitality industry, Mr. Clarke brings an intimate knowledge of the island, which he will draw upon to further leverage the resort’s status among A-list Caribbean destinations.
Previously, Mr. Clarke served as Food & Beverage Manager at Couples Ocho Rios, managing the F&B operations for the resort’s 206 rooms, four restaurants and six bars. Prior to that, he worked as Food & Beverage Manager for Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Montego Bay, where he introduced standard training manuals and programs for all staff and maintained all F&B operations for the resort. Mr. Clarke also spent five years at Couples Negril resort, beginning as Dining Room Team Leader, eventually working up to the position of Food and Beverage Services Manager.
Mr. Clarke holds a certificate in Food and Beverage Management from the American Hotel and Lodging Association and has received team management training from the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd. in Westmoreland, Jamaica.
Created by Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records and Palm Pictures, Island Outpost properties are known for their interesting character and stunning surroundings and strive to offer their clients a feeling reminiscent of staying at a friend’s home. The group includes GoldenEye, Strawberry Hill, Jake’s, and The Caves in Jamaica, Compass Point and Pink Sands in The Bahamas and an exclusive selection of villas.
For more information or to make bookings, call 1-800-OUTPOST or visit islandoutpost.com.
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