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Richard Cross appointed Mana’s executive chef

Mana Island Resort & Spa – Fiji, a Deluxe Resort in the heart of the Mamanuca group of Islands, is delighted to announce the engagement of the Multi Award Winning
07 Mar 2017 11:00
Richard Cross appointed Mana’s executive chef
Richard Cross

Mana Island Resort & Spa – Fiji, a Deluxe Resort in the heart of the Mamanuca group of Islands, is delighted to announce the engagement of the Multi Award Winning Chef Richard Cross (pictured) as the resort’s Executive Chef from March 10th, 2017.

Chef Cross recently resigned from the Exclusive 5 Star Island Resort Huvafen Fushi in the Maldives. Prior to this, he was Executive Chef at JA Manafaru Maldives and formerly a Consultant Executive Chef with Coral Sea Hotels based in Papua New Guinea overseeing 8 of their hotels.

Chef Cross also successfully completed a contract with Celebrity Cruises as their Executive Chef where he was in charge of 180 Chefs and catered to 2400 guests at a time.

Chef Cross is no stranger to Fiji as he was also employed at the 5 Star Radisson Blu Resort on Denarau Island from June 2009 as Executive Chef overseeing 7 food outlets and a brigade of 71 staff. He has made a mark for his outstanding innovative cuisine at the “CROSS”Restaurant and won the best overall Restaurant in Fiji at the AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards, 2010.

According to Mana Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Matsumoto; the Resort is fortunate to have someone of Chef Cross’s caliber to lead the Resort’s Kitchen team as he comes with wealth of experience.    

Feedback:  ivamere.nataro@fijisun.com.fj



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