Crowne Plaza Dubai appoints junior sous chef

Roden Macasaquit will head the team at the Japanese restaurant Sakura

Roden Macasaquit
Roden Macasaquit

Crowne Plaza Dubai has appointed Roden Macasaquit as the junior sous chef for its Japanese restaurant, Sakura.

Macasaquit has more than 20 years’ experience gained across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

He began his career in the culinary industry in Saudi Arabia before moving to Dubai in 2008 where he held the position of demi chef at a Japanese restaurant in Downtown.

After three years he moved to Cyprus and later returned to Dubai in 2016, joining Roda Al Bustan Hotel, as chef de partie.

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In his new role, Macasaquit will head the culinary team of Sakura.

Commenting on his appointment, Christophe Prud'homme, executive chef, said: “Roden brings a wealth of experience and distinctive skills in Japanese cuisine. We are excited to welcome him on board at the Crowne Plaza Dubai.”

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