Matt Worswick appointed executive chef at The Cliff restaurant in Barbados

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Matt Worswick has been named executive chef at The Cliff restaurant in Barbados

Liverpool-born chef Matt Worswick announced the news in an Instagram post, saying he is "honoured and privileged to join the team and be on this very exciting journey at such an iconic establishment.”

Along with the announcement of his new position the chef also announced that The Cliff restaurant would soon be relaunched after it the business was forced to scale back due to Covid in 2020.

This announcement comes after Matt announced that he was stepping down from his position as executive head chef at Savoy Grill in November 2021, a position he only took in October 2020 after his plans to become the executive chef at Jason Atherton's The Shanghai EDITION fell through as a result of the pandemic.

Matt honed his craft at Teän at St. Martins-on-the-Isle on The Isles of Scilly with Kenny Atkinson, before moving to Le Champignon Sauvage, working under David Everitt-Matthias - a role he called his ‘finishing school.’  He took these skills to Glenapp Castle, holding the Michelin star there aged 26, before moving onto Thornton Hall, followed by The Latymer, replacing Michael Wignall

The chef remained at The Latymer for four years, earning and retaining a Michelin star while there. The chef has also appeared on both Great British Menu and MasterChef: The Professionals.


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Editor 21st January 2022

Matt Worswick appointed executive chef at The Cliff restaurant in Barbados