Segreto at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai has appointed executive head chef Francesco Di Noia.
Following 10 years building his career across four-star properties in Italy, Chef Fransesco spent a year at the Emporio Armani Café, Paris before working for eight years in London.
Here, he headed up the kitchens of various restaurants, including Allegro Restaurant, St James Park, Brunello Lounge and Restaurant, Hyde Park, Vineria Restaurant, St John’s Wood and Olives Restaurant, Kensington.
Joining Jumeirah Group in 2015 as chef de cuisine at Alta Badia, Emirates Towers, Chef Francesco specialises in traditional Italian fine dining and the creative development of recipe’s and menus.
In his first few weeks at Segreto, Chef Francesco has reworked the authentic Italian menu to utilise fresh, seasonal produce.