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THE VENUE

The Tides Restaurant is housed in a charming post world war classic Barbadian seaside home finished with local Barbadian coral stone and mahogany.

Set in the magical backdrop of what was once a classic seaside Barbadian home built after the 2nd World War with coral stone and mahogany. The Tides is one of the leading fine dining restaurants and art gallery located on the edge of the spectacular turquoise waters in Holetown of the West coast of Barbados.

 

Feel as though you are in a tree house overlooking the cool Caribbean waters to bring any occasion to life through the culinary and service experience provided by The Tides Restaurant and its' team!

CENTRE LANAI

This ocean front dining area is cozy yet chic with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. 

THE TREE HOUSE

The Tree House is an opened air pavilion featuring four romantically lit, magnificent and magical Casuarina trees

growing out of the floor and through the roof!

THE AIR CONDITIONED DINING AREA

The restaurant also features an air conditioned gazebo, which sits on two levels allowing all tables to get that wonderful sight and feel of the ocean while being simutaneously cooled by air-condition.

COCKTAIL LOUNGE & BAR

The air-conditioned lounge with its classic window seats and walls filled with colourful Caribbean art is the ideal spot to either relax and enjoy a drink before a delectable meal at The Tides Restaurant or simply to celebrate the weekend with one of Chris’ tempting creative concoctions!

MEET THE TEAM

Find out more about our team...

At The Tides, we believe that people are our biggest asset, from the team ‘behind the scenes’ in the kitchen to the familiar faces on the restaurant floor or those working behind the bar. 

Alongside the team, work some of the friendliest faces with brilliant talent that look forward to making your

Tides experience the best it can possibly be, so please come and see us all - you will not be disappointed!

To book, please contact our reservations team on: +1 (246) 432 8356 or email: reservations@thetidesbarbados.com

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Director of The Tides Restaurant

Anett Kis

Originally from Hungary, Anett Kis recently joined the team as Director at The Tides Restaurant. 

 

She gained a degree in Travel and Tourism Management at Oxford Brooks University before embarking on an extensive career in hospitality at 5 star establishments such as the

Four Seasons Hotel UK, Kempinski Hotel in Hungary and Penny Hill Park Hotel in Surrey UK and most formally Gordon Ramsay’s Michelin star restaurant Petrus in London

Anett loves to travel and experience new cultures and has a passion to create unforgettable memorable experiences for our guests.

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Executive Chef

Minesh Patel

Originally from Leeds, Minesh first headed in the direction of art for a career.

 

However, eight weeks into his college degree, he realised it wasn’t for him and so ventured into food! 

 

​Patel brings to The Tides over 22 years of experience, cooking in some of the UK's most highly acclaimed establishments, learning from a succession of legendary chefs, including Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White and Great British Menu veteran Angela Hartnett at Michelin starred The Connaught. 

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Assistant General Manager

Lorraine Bruce

Lorraine has been with the “The Tides Restaurant” for over 15 years and has progressed throughout the years from a very junior position to that of Asst. General Manager.

She has a long and progressive career in the hospitality industry working at establishments such as the Pineapple Beach Club, Almond Beach, Crystal Cove and the Courtyard by Marriott.

Lorraine received her training at the Barbados Community College and Barbados Hotel School.

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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Mark Brathwaite

Mark Brathwaite’s career began in gardening at Carambola, where he fell in love with the hospitality industry and soon joined the service team.  There, he learned the skills necessary to do the job and to understand what customer service is all about. 

After a nine year run, Mark was asked to be a part of the management team at Mullins Beach Bar and from there he went to Josef's in St.Lawrence Gap before managing GateZero Bar at the Grantley Adam's International Airport. 

 

He was then offered the post of Floor Supervisor at The Cliff ,where he spent ten years. At present, he is Assistant Restaurant Manager at The Tides where service excellence is his main goal!

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Head Sommelier

Amedeo Bellini

Amedeo has recently joined the team at Tides as Head Sommelier. He is from Italy and always has been fascinated by the environment of restaurants and bars which encouraged him to attend a hospitality school. 

He moved to Milan when he was 19 years old to study and get qualification as Sommelier at Associazione Italiana Sommelier (AIS). 

 

During his time in Milan he was working at Ceresio 7, a prestigious restaurant owned by luxury brand Dsquared. In the 2019, Amedeo moved to London to progress in his career and worked at the remarkable Savoy Restaurant and Petrus restaurant by Gordon Ramsay, holding a Michelin star.

Amedeo is ready to share what he learned during the years and excited to discover beautiful Barbados and its culture.

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Assistant Bar Manager

Chad

Chad first started with the company back in 2017, prior to this Chad was a waiter/butler on the Sandy Lane Estate and also at Tamarind Hotel. It is at Tides where Chad has made his mark in the bar, becoming a valuable asset to its operation.

 

In his new position as Assistant Bar Manager he will now officially take on a more senior role in the bar as he has done so many times in the past.

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General Manager

Jimion Yarde

Jimion is an experienced professional having worked at Carambola Restaurant, Escape Hotel. The Restaurant at Southseas, Barbados. He was also the Senior Restaurant Director at the prestigious AAA 5 Diamond Resort - Sandy Lane Hotel - Barbados managing all of their 5 restaurants and 6 bars. He recently returned to Barbados from Exuma, Bahamas where he was the Food & Beverage Manager for

Grand Isle Resort & Spa.

We are thrilled to have Jimion join The Tides team and confident that he will prove himself as before as an outstanding leader.

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Operations Manager

Ramona Alleyne

Ramona Alleyne is one of a kind, as our Operations Manager, it is often mentioned by guests how special they are made to feel by Ramona. Her level of efficiency and accuracy, attention to detail, organization and customer service skills are simply excellent. 

Ramona joined The Tides team in 2013 as a Receptionists and was then promoted to Head Reservationists in 2014 and finally Operations Manager in 2022. Ramona has worked in customer service for over 20 years. She completed a Management Course in Food & Beverage which gave her the inital confidence required to be considered a true asset to The Tides Restaurant

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Reservations Manager

Deidre Corbin

Deidre joined the Tides Team in 2015 as a Relief Hostess and then migrated to the role of

Relief Reservationist in 2017.

 

An Administrative Assistant by profession with over 20+ years’ experience, she has become a valuable

asset to the Reservations Department. As a committed team player, Deidre’s knowledge, efficiency and attention to detail has proved beneficial in assisting with the smooth running of the department. Guests’ satisfaction is her number one priority and she aims to please!

In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality moments with her family especially her young daughter Nylah.

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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Stephen Griffith

At the young age of 18 years old Stephen, proved himself to be an exemplary waiter at The Carambola Restaurant which was a 5 star restaurant from 1995 to 2005. He again demonstrated his capabilities as an outstanding waiter at The Tides Restaurant from 2005 to 2007.

 

It was not long before Stephen had shown such promising potential, that he was promoted as The Restaurant Assistant Manager where he proved to be an added asset to the management team.

Stephen has showcased his passion for maintaining outstanding service standards. It is obvious that the personal standards Stephen has for himself are transferred in the execution of his duties as an Assistant Restaurant Manager at The Tides Restaurant. 

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Bar Manager

Chris Wells

Chris is a young but very advanced individual.

He commenced his career at Coral Reef Hotel and joined The Tides Restaurant in 2005. After working at The Tides for just a year he took his chance to develop and advance his managerial and bar skills by attending the Barbados Community College Pomarine Institution.

 

After passing the course as an A+ student it was back to business. Never keeping his knowledge to himself he developed a bar team for The Tides like no other. His team is best known as alert, welcoming, on point and consistent!

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