Chef Jordan Barnett has been appointed executive chef at The St. Regis Atlanta. He will oversee all culinary operations at the hotel, including the Astor Court restaurant and St. Regis Bar.
Barnett has over a decade of experience in the culinary world, spending a majority of his time with The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman where he began as an entry-level cook. During his seven years there, Barnett rose through the ranks to become the chef de cuisine at Seven Restaurant, The Ritz’s steakhouse.
He was awarded the Four Diamond Award in 2014 and 2015 and was nominated for the Marriott International Rising Star Award of Culinary Excellence and the Cayman Islands Tourism Association Restaurant Manager of the Year Stingray Award. He also received the “Best Food” title at the Annual Taste of Cayman in 2012 and 2013, Cayman Island’s “Best Burger” from “Flava” magazine in 2012, and The Ritz-Carlton’s Leader of the Quarter Award in 2013.
Barnett returned to his native Canada in 2014 to work as the executive sous chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. The Ritz Bar, led by Chef Jordan, was given the Peruvian trademark by the Peruvian ambassador to Canada for the authenticity and presentation of the restaurant’s Peruvian menu. The restaurant became one of only two in Canada to receive the honor.
The St. Regis Atlanta is a AAA Five-Diamond resort located in the Buckhead community of Atlanta. It is located within walking distance to many of Atlanta’s attractions including specialty shopping, restaurants, and art galleries.