Media Rotana, Dubai welcomes new chef-

March 2, 2020

Media Rotana, Dubai has appointed Fortunato Leocata as its new chef. Bringing almost two decades of experience, Leocata’s passion started at a very young age cooking with his mother, which paved his way to transforming cooking into real art.

One of his many milestones was serving for a decade in UK, serving his unique dishes while working with various reputable hotels. He didn’t stop at land, but also embarked on a culinary journey on a cruise ship for almost a year. The same ship docked in Dubai, introducing him to the UAE.

Not only is Leocata a world-class chef, but he’s also a successful leader equipped with holistic F&B knowledge and management expertise, such as coaching and leading culinary team members.

In his own words, “My journey still continues with ever-gaining experience in terms of pre-opening and effective operations.'

Aside from his two decades of experience, Leocata is highly trained in many courses such as food hygiene training, civil defense fire safety training, first aid training and person in charge level 3 training.

Leocata is no stranger to Rotana, he’s been a part of the big family since 2017, still has his culinary passion and is excited about his new position as he looks forward to bringing further success to Rotana.