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Jamie Mendoza

Mexican Chef Jaime Mendoza is the Executive Chef  of the world renowned Todd English’s Olives and La Brasserie at the Venetian Village in Abu Dhabi.  A veteran of about 17 years in the kitchen for the brand, Chef Jaime started cooking in 1998 as …

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Sally Handoko

Sally Handoko is a popular name in the Dubai culinary industry. She started her career in the Four Seasons in Indonesia and edged into the pastry kitchen. From a very young age itself, Sally was fond of baking cakes and …

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Nasarene Jeddy Dhanki

Nasarene has been teaching cake decoration and sugarcraft in Dubai for well over 25 years and is a certified instructor by City and Guilds, London and British Sugarcraft Guild. She found her passion for sugar art through another field of …

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Maia Tsakanova

Baking has always been a passion for Maia from her childhood which made her pursue a career in the culinary industry as a pastry chef. From a home baker to a Head Pastry Chef at hotels and production houses such …

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Sergio Freitas

Sergio’s culinary career began early on, inspired by his parents and their love & respect for quality & traditions, leading him to take upon culinary arts as his career path. After graduating from HTA School of Culinary Arts, South Africa, …

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Edward Clegg

Edward has been a culinary professional for 25 years working with some of the world’s top chefs in the UK and South Africa. Being an advocate of innovation and technology in the culinary industry Edward has specialized in molecular gastronomy, …

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Sabeen Fareed

An Innovative Patissier, certified and trained in hospitality, commercial cookery & patisserie. Her experience extends in the culinary realm, working with ICCA DUBAI for the past 5 years, whereby managing Executive lunch buffets, exotic high tea and Menu development are …

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Vrushali Jadhav

Developing a strong affinity towards cooking at a very young age made Vrushali do her Bachelors’ in Hotel Management from IHM Goa, in order to pursue her passion to have a career in the world of culinary.  Her dedication and …

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Vinod Radhakrishnan

A food production professional for over 25 years, Vinod has worked with some of the biggest international hotel chains and fine dining outlets in the GCC and the Middle East. He has also been part of providing pre-opening consultation, developing …

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Ankit Pahuja

Born to a family of foodies, Chef Ankit enjoyed his mom’s cooking which has always brought his family together in happiness. The journey of becoming a professional chef happened by coincidence and was an inspiration from the successful catering business …

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