Bryan English

Executive Chef

Bryan English brings his craft from the heart of South Africa to the sunny shores of The Bahamas at The Cove Eleuthera. With an impressive career spanning over a decade in leadership roles at prestigious establishments such as North Island, Seychelles; Mia Resort in Nha Trang, Vietnam; and Sasakwa Lodge and Faru Faru Lodge – two of Singita’s luxury safari lodges in Tanzania; as well as Fancourt Golf Estate in George, South Africa, Chef Bryan has cultivated a distinct culinary flair deeply rooted in his South African heritage.

Most recently the Executive Chef at One&Only Rwanda, Chef Bryan is now at the culinary helm of this idyllic Bahamian retreat, overseeing the resort’s dining outlets including Freedom Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Gregory Town Grill and the Point Bar. He’ll continue the Asian-inspired flavors that Freedom is known for, as well as showcasing Bahamian cuisine, offering guests a taste of authentic local fare. In addition to delivering exceptional experiences, his goal is to create a culinary destination where creativity, quality and a touch of global influence converge. He is an avid surfer and mountain biker, having recently completed the four-day, 255-kilometer (160 miles) Kilimanjaro 2 Natron (K2N) mountain bike race held in the scenic backcountry of Tanzania and a fundraiser for Grumeti Fund, which aims to conserve the Serengeti ecosystem.