Chef Eversley Anthony Rowe, has garnered 25 years of culinary experiences in the hospitality industry in high paced, heavy trafficked dining outlets in the all-inclusive community. Chef Eversley is currently the Executive Chef at Kalooki’s Restaurant and Bar, Le Vele Plaza, Grace Bay Road. He coordinates the efforts of his team to produce some of the most exciting foods in TCI: A great believer in keeping food fresh and simple; Chef Rowe inspires the same in his team.
His Caribbean heritage has informed his use of textures, colours and flavours in the preparation and presentation of his nutritional creations. Hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, Chef Eversley has grown up in the culinary world. As a product of Sandals, he has grown from trainee in Jamaica 1991 to Sous Chef in Turks and Caicos 2009. During this time, he utilized the base knowledge gained in Montego Bay Secondary School ‘Food and Nutrition’ class to forge a trail rife with delectable delights that continue to tantalize taste buds.
In July 2009 Chef Eversley earned an Associate’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and followed with Certifications as Department Trainer and Supervisor. He was also successful in becoming Certified in Customer Service Management and Managing the Service Function. Chef Rowe is ‘Serve Safe Certified’ and places a lot of emphasis on the safety quality of the foods he creates.
Chef Rowe has exercised his culinary prowess in competitions where on August 3rd, 2015 he entered Jerk Fest and ran away with honours for best Jerk Chicken for his take on the Jamaican Classic Jerk. In November 2015 he stole the show with his Conch Chowder in the annual Conch Fest and he cruised to the title of ‘Best Conch Ceviche’. On July 1st 2016 he won 1st place in the very first Turks and Caicos Chopped Chef Competition.
Mr. Rowe’s passion for Culinary Arts and the wellbeing of children sparked an idea, which drove him to volunteer at The Edward Garland Youth Centre to teach children ages 12 – 18 years old, basic cooking skills.