Jumeirah Vittaveli Welcomes a New Executive Chef
Chef Ben will oversee Jumeirah Vittaveli’s main restaurants Mu, Samsara, Fenesse and the new signature restaurant Swarna scheduled to open this summer. Chef Ben will use his vast knowledge of diverse cuisines and cultures from around the world to bring new flair to the resort’s restaurants.
“We are delighted to welcome Chef Benjamin. I am confident his extensive knowledge and leadership skills will further enhance the resort’s culinary experience,” says Graham Kiy, General Manager of Jumeirah Vittaveli.
A British citizen, Ben earned his chef’s certification in the UK and spent several years in the kitchens of prestigious establishments, including the Savoy Grill in London. Ben brings over 45 years of culinary experience with him, as Executive and Regional Chef for luxury brands such as Mandarin Oriental, Le Meridien and Shangri La, in China, Singapore, Bahrain, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.