AWARD WINNING CHEF EMMANUEL JOINS SEASIDE FINOLHU BAA ATOLL
The resort's new Culinary Director is Emmanuel Soares, who was hired by Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives. Emmanuel is a passionate and award-winning chef who has held important roles in Europe, South America, the Caribbean, North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia over his 35 years in the restaurant, catering, and hotel industries.
Emmanuel, who was born in France, is a native speaker of Portuguese, English, and has conversational competency in Spanish and Russian. He has an American Cornell University Certificate in Food Service Management. Emmanuel describes his professional attitude as being shaped by chefs who concentrated on the core of the products and ingredients while striking a balance between originality and simplicity. As he developed his abilities overseas and encountered many cultures, Emmanuel expertly incorporated this knowledge into his recipes with an unwavering artisan method and attention to detail, which eventually became a distinguishing feature of his resume.
The luxury island resort Seaside Finolhu Baa Atoll Maldives, owned and operated by Seaside Collection, is known for its two kilometres of white, powdery beaches that span four islands. Finolhu, which means sandbank in Dhivehi, is firmly established as one of the best resorts in the Maldives. It has 125 beachfront and overwater villas.