Collin Brown has been appointed as Executive Head Chef of the Cottons Caribbean Rum Shack portfolio with sites in London’s Camden, Shoreditch, Notting Hill and Vauxhall.
Jamaican-born Brown is a renowned and award-winning Caribbean chef whose career has spanned Jamaica, Europe and the Middle East, bringing his Caribbean flavours to a worldwide audience.
Highlights of his varied career include cooking for the rich and famous at exclusive celebrity events globally, as well as numerous media / TV appearances. In 2008, Collin launched his own self-titled fine dining Caribbean restaurant in Canary Wharf, earning a prestigious AA Rosette Award for excellence. In 2013 he returned to his Jamaican homeland to oversee his own restaurant and Cookery school at the unique setting of luxury destination Trident Castle, Port Antonio. Back in the UK in 2015, he launched his own range of Caribbean sauces and seasonings available at Tesco stores nationwide.
Collin’s innovative Caribbean cooking will sit seamlessly within Cottons ethos, representing the vast fusion of geographical and cultural influences of Caribbean food, while displaying its intricacy and versatility.
Speaking about his new appointment Collin Brown said: ‘I’m thrilled to be joining London’s bestknown Caribbean restaurant brand. I’m currently working on menu development and have lot’s of other exciting plans in the pipeline so watch this space.”