Cindy Hutson

Johanna Lawshea

Cindy Hutson is a self–taught chef who developed a passion for cooking at the age of nine. In late 1994 Hutson met a new life partner, Delius Shirley. In November 1994 they opened “Norma’s on the Beach.” Norma’s was touted as “the best Caribbean restaurant in South Florida.” In 1996 they were awarded the coveted “5 Star Diamond Award.” Hutson was also named “Chef of the Year” by Chef Magazine in 2011 and “Chef of the Year” by Eater in 2012. Currently, Hutson and Shirley run three restaurants: Ortanique on the Mile; their five-year-old Ortanique on the Crescent at Camana Bay on Grand Cayman Island; and a Cindy Huston-concept restaurant in Harbour Island, Bahamas at The Dunmore Hotel, which opened in 2012. Contaning more than seventy-five recipes and one hundred-plus photographs, From the Tip of My Tongue (Story Farm Llc) shares the “Cuisine of the Sun” that has won legions of fans for chef Hutson and Shirley.