(NATADOLA, FIJI) Wednesday 15th August 2018 – InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is delighted to appoint culinary talent David Bell to the position of Executive Chef; further elevating the resort’s dining experiences and signalling an exciting journey of culinary delights at Natadola Bay.
Chef David Bell brings 20 years of culinary experience to InterContinental Fiji. His vast knowledge in the kitchen encapsulates culinary techniques from across the globe having worked in many fine restaurants and five star hotels, including his most recent position at InterContinental Regency Bahrain. Chef David will bring a dynamic, innovative energy to the dining experience at InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.
“I believe in preparing and serving great tasting food of very high quality, prepared from locally sourced ingredients that are treated with respect, cooked with care and then presented with style and creativity,” says Chef David. “I believe in staying true to the our country’s flavours and tastes and am excited to provide guests with the best that Fiji has to offer; and showcase the fantastic passion and team work with my culinary team.”
Over the past couple of months, new contemporary dining and bar menus have been introduced into the different restaurant outlets. These include the poolside restaurant, Toba Bar & Grill, new buffet selections and outdoor experiences by Sanasana Restaurant, and a new modern-esque trendy a la carte dining menu at signature restaurant, Navo. To complement and enhance these menus Chef David will continue to create innovative dishes that reflect local and sustainable ingredients, all whilst showcasing the beautiful, unique location with his artisanal touches.
Chef David Bell will oversee all culinary operations on property including the Resort’s signature restaurant Navo, international restaurant Sanasana, relaxed dining at Toba Bar & Grill and the lighter fair at Kama Lounge. He will also be responsible for overseeing the onsite and offsite catering for the InterContinental Meetings, World of Weddings and personalised bespoke dining experiences at the resort.
“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Chef David Bell to the InterContinental Fiji family. His expertise and skill, combined with a passion for food will create an amazing energy that will help drive our operations forward. I look forward to Chef David’s contributions to our property,” said Andrew Davidson, Area General Manager at the InterContinental Fiji.
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) one of the world’s largest hotel groups with more than 4,500 hotels in 110 countries and territories. Overlooking the azure waters of Natadola Beach – voted by CNN as one of the best beaches in the world, and Fiji’s finest beach, the resort is spread across 35 acres of tropical manicured gardens and offers all of the facilities and services expected of luxury international resort.