Formerly known as the Bistro Soleil, Mark Jordan at the Beach is a joint venture between Patrick and Treena burke, owners of the Atlantic Hotel, and Mark and Magda Jordan.
Mark headed up the kitchen brigade at the Atlantic Hotel from his arrival in the island in 2004 until 2017 during which time Ocean Restaurant held a much coveted Michelin star for eleven years.
Mark’s career started at the early age of 15 when he worked for Keith Floyd in Devon and over the years he has gained from the experience of working with many influential chefs such as jean Christophe Novelli and Albert Roux.
After joining the team at The Atlantic Hotel in 2004, Mark enjoyed great success at Ocean Restaurant which became one of the most highly ranked hotel restaurants in the UK with four AA Rosettes and a Michelin Star. In 2011 Mark Jordan at the Beach opened and soon became is the proud holder of two AA Rosettes and a Michelin Bib Gourmand. Mark has also appeared in several TV shows including Saturday Kitchen.
In 2003 Magda graduated from the University of Lodz with a masters degree in geography and tourism and hotel studies and moved to the uk to serve an apprenticeship at Gilpin Lodge Hotel where she met her future husband, Mark Jordan.
Magda then worked at the five star Chester Grosvenor before relocating to Jersey with Mark in 2004 where she took up a position as a receptionist at The Atlantic Hotel. In 2007 Magda was promoted to Head Receptionist. Magda is also a qualified beautician and most recently gained a distinction in levels 1 and 2 of her bookkeeping course. Magda’s passions include her two children, skiing, dancing and of course being Manager at Mark Jordan at the Beach.
The Atlantic Hotel and Ocean Restaurant
Mark Jordan at the Beach is a sister restaurant to Ocean Restaurant at The Atlantic Hotel.
Sole Jersey member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, The Atlantic Hotel is situated on one of the most stunning sites in the Channel Islands. In longstanding family ownership, this world class small luxury hotel is set in extensive grounds adjoining La Moye golf course and enjoys dramatic views over St Ouen’s Bay – a conservation area of outstanding natural beauty.