Meet one of the stars of Creative Caribbean Cooking, Delvorine Banner. Chef Delvo, as she is endearingly known to Belizeans, has included her own creations in our Recipe book, along with modern twists on some traditional favorites.
Chef Delvorine Banner joined the Fort George family on November 11th 1995 as a steward, steadily worked her way up to line cook. She held this position for 4 years, developing her passion and advancing to Junior Supervisor. Chef Delvorine moved on to Sous Chef in 2002 before successfully completing her Pro-Chef Certification with the Culinary Institute of America. She then earned her well-deserved title of Executive Chef at the Fort George Hotel & Marina Belize.
Chef Delvo is currently responsible for all kitchen and bakery operations of the Radisson Fort George Hotel and her accomplishments thus far includes:
- Certificate in Culinary Arts Skills and Performance Enrichment from Johnson & Wales University
- Employee of the Year 2002 & 2003 – Fort George Hotel & Marina
- Pro Chef Certification Level 1 & 11 from the Culinary Institute of America