Welcome to the Reef Market…
The online store for our restaurants’ signature sauces, marinades, and West Indian specialties.
Paulette Wedderburn or “Miss Paulette” as we know her is the
heart of The Reef's kitchen. The mother of four children, she has been cooking her whole life.
Miss Paulette’s Fancy Jerk Marinade, Miss Kitty’s Hot Sauce, and Miss Liz’s Curry Lime Marinade
Dominica, Cuba & Guyana who have graced us with a little piece of their island. But it is Paulette who provides the soul that brings it together.
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Meet Miss P
Miss Paulette was born in Kingston, Jamaica and attended Alpha Academy girls boarding school during the sixties where she excelled in cooking classes. But it was her mother who taught her the secrets of making fantastic curries with “a little bit of this and a little bit of that” and a whole lot of soul.
In the late 1980's, she came to Canada and ultimately settled in Vancouver. Along with her mother and sister, she ran Pee Gee's Family Jamaican Restaurant for five years.
Co-owners Simon and Liz met Miss Paulette when The Reef was first getting started. This union resulted in the infusion of her Jamaican family recipes into the wider range of Caribbean cooking that embodies the Reef philosophy.
Over the years, we have had cooks from Trinidad, Barbados,