Jumeirah Group’s first eco-conscious resort has announced the appointment of Italian chef Gaetano Luciano, Chef De Cuisine at its traditional Italian restaurant, Mare Mare
Chef Gaetano will be responsible for new additions to the menu, comprising an eclectic mix of Mediterranean flavours, and will head a diverse team of talented chefs at the dining venue. The Italian-born Chef Gaetano’s passion and dedication in the world of gastronomy has played a pivotal role in refining his cooking skills, and crafting unique delicacies whilst inspiring and leading teams around him.
His culinary journey began in 2015 at the Taste of Italy by Heinz Beck, after which he moved to Barilla, which was soon followed by his first role as Sous Chef at Larte Dubai. In 2020, he became the head chef at popular Fratelli La Bufala, serving authentic Neapolitan pizzas made with the freshest ingredients and ensuring maximum productivity of staff.
Over the last year, Chef Gaetano worked as Chef de Cuisine at the renowned Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill in Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, overseeing the daily operations of the restaurant and the hotel’s kitchens.