Armani's ex culinary director at Jas Hospitality
Emiliano Bernasconi is now group director of culinary at Jas Hospitality, which founded Qbara and Fume
Jas Hospitality has appointed chef Emiliano Bernasconi as group director of culinary, heading up the teams at Qbara Restaurant, Lounge & Bar and Fümé Neighborhood Eateries as well as all future Jas Hospitality brands.
Bernasconi brings the experience he has gained from over 20 years in five-star hotels worldwide, having worked at many internationally renowned restaurants and hotels from London to Dubai.
He joined Armani Hotel Dubai in 2009 as executive sous chef, climbing up the ranks to executive chef, before being appointed director of culinary of Armani Hotels & Resorts in 2014 - overseeing Armani Hotel Dubai, Armani Hotel Milan, The Burj Club, and At.mosphere Burj Khalifa.
Prior to that, he worked at the Four Seasons Hotel Canary Wharf, London, and spent time with executive chefs at The Fat Duck and Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, as well as catered to Arsenal and Chelsea football clubs.
Bernasconi is keen to look for opportunities to help young and promising cooks, working closely with several culinary schools in Dubai and Italy.
Jas Hospitality's current brands include Qbara Restaurant Lounge & Bar and Fümé, Pier 7 & Fümé, Manzil Downtown Dubai.