JA Resorts & Hotels has added four new members to its F&B leadership to help launch 10 new restaurants in 2019.
Heading the venues, set to open in collaboration with international chefs of Michelin star acclaim, are Olivier Belliard, director of Culinary and Kyra Bommelje, director of Food & Beverage – both at JA The Resort, and Devid di Benimeo, cluster executive chef and Petra Humphers, cluster director of Food and Beverage – both working across JA Ocean View Hotel and JA Oasis Beach Tower.
JA Lake View will feature the brand new 81 restaurant, serving breakfast and dinner, Republik, a contemporary gastropub inspired by the Sydney and Melbourne dining scene and a rooftop mixology lounge with a DJ and panoramic views of the golf course named Bibé’. Plus, Indian restaurant Kinara by Vikas Khanna.
As for JA Beach Hotel, the property will launch a new Italian restaurant, Sette, with 360-degree dome views of the resort, as well as Phoenicia restaurant – a collaboration with Chef Greg Malouf.
According to the property, Di Benimeo and Humphers will lead culinary and service direction at JA Ocean View Hotel’s new sports bar Offside and launch the brand-new pizzeria concept named Motorino.