Alila Jabal Akhdar has appointed executive chef Alex Ensor to oversee the luxury Oman retreat’s two F&B outlets, Juniper restaurant and Rose Lounge.
With over 20 years’ experience in Australia, New Zealand and Jakarta, Ensor has worked at award winning restaurants including Sydney’s Level 41, Guillaume at Bennelong in Sydney Opera House, and Buddha Bar, Jakarta.
The chef joined Alila Hotels and Resorts in 2014 as executive chef of the 246-room Alila Jakarta, and was tasked with overseeing the hotel’s three F&B outlets.
Chef Ensor commented: “I am thoroughly excited to be starting at Alila Jabal Akhdar Oman. It’s an amazing challenge and I look forward to using the fresh local produce when creating the menus, while maintaining the high standard of cuisine Alila Jabal Akhdar has become famous for.
“I am proud to have been a part of Alila for the past two years and I am eager to continue to showcase the values which the Alila brand is known for in Oman and Worldwide.”