Mauro Gomez appointed as Executive Chef, W Maldives Retreat & Spa

Monday, 20 June 2011 21:08

W Maldives Retreat & Spa announces the appointment of Gomez Mauro as Executive Chef.

An Argentinean by birth, Mauro has been in kitchens since he was 12 years old. His family owned a traditional Argentinean / Italian restaurant in Argentina. Mauro’s passion for food, cooking and kitchens has been with him ever since.

With a desire to travel and live abroad, Mauro moved to Miami Beach, Florida USA in 1999. He later joined The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in 2004 where he was responsible for the daily operation of the banquet kitchens servicing 245,000 square feet of meeting space.

In 2007, Mauro’s travels took him to The Westin Copley Square in Boston where his Clam Chowder was voted the best in Boston. In 2007, Mauro worked with the opening team of the W Atlanta Midtown – the world’s largest W Hotel – featuring a Jean-George restaurant, Spice Market.

Backed by a lifetime of culinary experience, Mauro looks forward to revitalizing the menus and dining experiences of the guests at W Maldives Retreat & Spa, one of the worlds’ most dreamt of destinations.

On a lighter note, Mauro enjoys snowboarding, visiting Farmers’ Market and is currently listening to Symmetry Live, W Hotels Worldwide very own music CD complied by Michaelangelo L’Acqua the chain’s global music director.


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