Paul King returns to Maldives as Executive Chef of Dusit Thani Resort
(Dec 01, 2021)
The Dusit Thani Resort on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, Maldives, has appointed Paul King as its Executive Chef.
The British chef has over 30 years of experience leading culinary teams for luxury hotels and resorts in the UK and the Maldives.
Paul began his career in the late 1980s in London, where he honed his skills while working for The Savoy and The Dorchester.
In 2002, Paul broadened his horizons and moved to the Maldives to work with the Hilton Rangali Resort where he spent 4 years as a pastry chef.
From there, Paul joined Evason Phuket as Executive Sous Chef and Executive Pastry Chef before returning to the Hilton two and a half years later. On this occasion, Paul worked with Hilton in the Maldives and also in Hanoi, Vietnam before joining Jumeirah Maldives as Executive Chef.
From June 2015 to June 2020, Paul worked at Kuredu Island Resort & Spa as Executive Chef.
He joined the Dusit Thani Maldives from J Sainsburys Plc after a brief return to the UK.
“We are delighted to welcome Chef Paul to lead our talented culinary team and help raise our already high standards by creating exciting new dining experiences for our discerning guests and clients,” said Mr. Thomas Weber, Managing Director, Dusit Thani Maldives. “Having won numerous awards for the quality of his cuisine, he knows the recipe for success perfectly, and we are sure he will deliver even more praiseworthy dishes in our highly regarded restaurants. “