Chef Profile: Joao Fernandes

Kirk Supermarket Executive Chef, Joao Baptist Fernandes, was recently awarded the bronze medal for Chef of the Year at the Cayman Culinary Society’s 21st annual Culinary Award s of Excellence competition. Born in Goa, India, Chef Joao, Baptist, as he is affectionately called, was also featured in the book of international Who’s Who of Chefs, 2004 – 2005 edition. Baptist, who heads up the deli team, brings more than 23 years industry experience. His specialties are international gourmet cuisine and healthy foods.