Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla Welcomes Chef Kerth Gumbs for a Culinary Residency in Celebration of the 2023 Carnival Season

Following two consecutive successful collaborations, the acclaimed chef returns to the Resort’s signature restaurant SALT for an exciting culinary residency
June 16, 2023,
Anguilla, West Indies

This August 2023, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla welcomes Chef Kerth Gumbs back to the property for a residency at the esteemed SALT restaurant, in tandem with Anguilla’s beloved Carnival celebration, one of the most anticipated events on the island.  Chef Kerth Gumbs brings an innovative and unique blend of classic British dishes and international ingredients, providing guests with a memorable and delightful culinary experience.

The Anguillan-born chef will curate a selection of dishes influenced by local ingredients, offering guests an opportunity to indulge in an elevated interpretation of classic regional dishes.  These additions to the traditional menu at SALT will enhance the epicurean adventure made available to residents, visitors, and locals alike who enjoy the restaurant across Carnival.

The annual celebration is one of the most widely attended periods for the island, wherein locals and tourists alike engage in the festivities.  Guests can view lively boat races and join spirited fêtes before retiring to the lavish comfort of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla for a culturally immersive vacation.

“I am excited to return to SALT to develop and share another menu, and continue this partnership,” comments Chef Kerth Gumbs.  “It is truly a pleasure to create dishes inspired by my local culture across such a celebratory period for the island.”

“We are so happy to welcome Chef Gumbs back to SALT,” says Diego Angarita, General Manager at Four Seasons Anguilla. “Over the past two years, this residency has been a true highlight for our guests and we are thrilled to be able to offer a new iteration of Chef’s expertise to our visitors and enhance the island’s wonderful Carnival celebration.”

Chef Gumbs’ experience spans over 18 years working with some of the world’s finest chefs and restaurateurs including Joël Robuchon, Terence Conran, Tom Aikens, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King. In his role as head chef of the critically-acclaimed Ormer Mayfair, Gumbs was praised for his consistently outstanding seasonal menus since the restaurant’s launch in 2016.  Prior to Ormer, Kerth held senior roles at both The Arts Club in London as well as at Jason Atherton’s Singapore venue Esquina in 2011. Gumbs was further a winner of the dessert course in the prestigious BBC Great British Menu 2020, which celebrated 150 years of children’s literacy.

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