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Yasawa Island Resort For Sofiyan

‘I did home economics in secondary school to help me achieve my dream.’
30 Jun 2022 16:41
Yasawa Island Resort For Sofiyan
Chef de partie at the Hotel Bula Bard, Mohammed Sofiyan. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Mohammed Sofiyan’s goal of becoming a chef began when he was only in Year 10 at Kamil College in Ba.

Today, the 25-year-old is a Chef de partie at the Hotel Bula Bard in Wailoaloa in Nadi.`

He has been in the culinary industry for the past three years.


“I did home economics in secondary school to help me achieve my dream,” he said.

“I would like to thank my family, parents, my wife and my aunty from Canada for supporting me to achieve my goals.”

Mr Sofiyan is originally from Ba.

He attended Ba Muslim Primary School before he joined Kamil Muslim College.


He undertook Certificate II in Commercial Cookery through TAFE.

His best food is Tandoori Chicken and Chicken Palau.

“I thank Hotel Bula Bard Director, Alen Ram, for giving me this opportunity to be part of such a wonderful team and also to showcase my talents.”


Where In Fiji Will You Take Your Friends To?

Any island in the country.

All islands are nice.


What Is Your Favourite Backyard Spot?

Under the mango tree where I do carrom board and volleyball.


What Is One Place On Your Bucket List?

The beautiful Yasawa Island Resort, so beautiful.

Yasawa Island Resort

Yasawa Island Resort

What’s Your Favourite Coffee/Pie Spot?

Bulaccino, where there is great chicken pie.


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