Jean van der Westhuizen
Executive Chef - Middle East, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Chef Jean has over 19 years of experience in Culinary Arts, applying a goal-focused & strategic approach to his craft.
South African born, Jean completed his training in Cape Town where his passion for the Culinary Arts awarded him “Top Chef” at the Confrere De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs.
Chef Jean regularly appears on Arabian T.V. networks, expressing his love for a variety of cuisines ranging from Japanese, African & Arabian styles of cooking.
He believes his role as a chef is that of a mentor to others. “I firmly believe in sharing as much knowledge as possible to younger chefs in order to ensure they establish respect for ingredients early on.”