Four Seasons Resort Jumeirah Dubai's Chef Gilles speaks about Dubai
How long have you lived in Dubai? Eight months.
Where do you like to hang out in Dubai when you’re not at work? Kite beach is a great spot to unwind and relax with all the family, I love kite surfing and paddle boarding so it’s perfect to place for me to enjoy my pastimes whilst the rest of the family can relax on the beach. There is also some great food trucks and little gift shops that a lovely to amble along during a lazy afternoon.
What’s your top tip for visitors to Dubai? Dubai is a very innovative and past paced place, so my advice would be try and experience and see as much as you can, but always remembering to take time to appreciate the level of detail that goes into everything! Whether it is a new restaurant, or a new art gallery, the level of creatively in the city is astounding!
What one thing would you like to do in Dubai that you haven’t done before? Sky Dive!
What career journey did you take before joining Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach? I have been working for the Four Seasons for five years, prior to opening the Four Seasons Dubai resort, I worked in the Four Seasons Beverly Wiltshire for five years, and so it was a bit of change move to Dubai!
Why should Time Out readers try Four Seasons Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach? We have the most inventive Sea Food menu in the region, and by far the best staff you will find in Dubai. Together the two blend to make the ultimate gourmet dining experience!
What’s the best thing about dining at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach in 2015? The simplicity and serenity of the setting combined with the service mean that one can feel totally indulged without it feeling too stuffy! There is also a huge amount of variety available on property, perfect for those looking for a little escape, as you can create your own intimate haven without travelling around!
What’s your dish recommendation at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach? Sea bass Crudo, the Mediterranean rock salt and Spanish olive oil set off this dish perfectly, and it is the ideal light lunch for a day by the beach!