Dubai, 07 May 2015: Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives has appointed Aldo Cadau as the new Executive Chef.
Aldo will run the resort’s three restaurants Azara, Johara and Mumayaz Beach in addition to the in villa dining, ensuring consistent high quality food and service.
Aldo graduated from the Hotel Institute in Arzachena, Italy in 1997 and began his career in Palau in Italy. He gained experience at a number of hotels in his homeland before working overseas as Chef De Cuisine at restaurants in Japan, Russia and the UK.
In 2010 he worked in the Maldives for the first time when he joined the Four Seasons Resort Landaa Giraavaru, Baa Atoll, as Restaurant Chef. Two years later his career took him to the Middle East where he worked at the Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar.
Before joining Jumeirah, he worked as the Executive Sous Chef at Qasr Al Sarab Resort by Anantara in Abu Dhabi.
A passionate and enthusiastic chef, Aldo will draw on his experiences from around the world. He will focus on producing contemporary Mediterranean classics in harmony with the spices, flavours and rich tradition of the Indian Ocean to create dining experiences and lasting memories.
David Stepetic, General Manager of Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, said: “We are delighted to welcome Aldo. He brings a wealth of knowledge gained from kitchens across the globe – from Japan, Russia, Italy, the UK and the Maldives and we look forward to being able to offer our guests the finest cuisine in the Maldives.”
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