Award-winning Chef Leon Hatton-Jones joins the team with 20 years of culinary experience having worked for a number of five star establishments; and as an exceptional competitor and judge for culinary competitions including the Unilever Master of Time Chef (2013-2015) and 2015 African Culinary Cup.
“My inspiration is locally sourced fresh uncomplicated ingredients – bringing out the natural flavour of the ingredients with meticulous dedication to serving only the best in quality cuisine,” says Chef Leon. “I look forward to discovering the flavours and tastes that Fiji has to offer and incorporating this into a bespoke culinary experience that allows my team and I to set a new standard for five star dining experiences in Fiji.”
“We are excited to have someone with Leon’s experience joining our culinary team and we look forward to seeing what his creative flair and global experience will bring to our creative offerings to guests,” said Andrew Davidson, Area General Manager at the InterContinental Fiji.
Chef Leon will lead the culinary team and be responsible for specialty dining 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.