Novotel Hotels & Resorts, Goa appoints Alex Dias as executive chef
Chef Alex is a result-oriented professional with over 26 years of culinary experience
The dual properties by Accor - Novotel Hotels & Resorts, Goa announced the appointment of Alex Dias as the new Executive Chef. Chef Alex is renowned for curating dishes with a twist and trying new techniques, to keep coming up with new dishes & recipes.
At Novotel Hotels & Resorts, Goa, Alex’s core responsibilities will include bringing quality and consistency to the table, along with aesthetic presentations, incorporating both modern and traditional trends. He will be focusing on the development of his team, coaching, mentoring them and constantly improving the team knowledge as to how the food should be prepared and presented. He firmly believes in food cost/food wastage control program to avoid food wastage and keeps a monthly profit or loss report.
Prior to joining Accor, Chef Alex has worked with some of the finest brands like Hilton Hotels in Sharjah as the Head Chef, Abu Dhabi National Hotels Compass ME Das Island in Abu Dhabi as the Executive Chef, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi as the Sous Chef and more.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Ranju Singh, General Manager, Novotel Goa Resorts & Spa and Novotel Goa Candolim Hotel said, "We are elated to have Alex lead our culinary team at the hotel. With him leading the kitchen, we are confident that he will provide the right guidance and leadership to his team. His management style, attention to detail, and result-oriented approach makes him the perfect choice for this role”.
After pursuing his Food production Degree in culinary from American Hotel & Motel Association, Alex has held various positions across leading hotel chains in India and UAE. In his spare time, Chef Alex likes to work towards environment friendly projects, read, and watch football.