Edwin Gomes is the new Executive Chef of Cove Rotana

Edwin Gomes is the new Executive Chef of Cove Rotana

Edwin Gomes will oversee six bars and two restaurants including the Italian- Mediterranean signature restaurant Basilico.

Originally from Kolkata India, Gomes’ passion for the culinary arts comes from a young age, as he hails from a family of chefs.

After a number of apprenticeships, Gomes fine-tuned his craft at The Park Hotels in Kolkata. His career soon took him across the globe to work with brands such as Hilton, JA Resorts and Spa, Royal M and Royal Caribbean Cruise Liners.

Edwin Gomes comments his appointment: “I look forward to setting marks to achieve the unachieved. Simply put, luxury is not just a statement, but rather it’s something you literally must taste. There are prime standards to set and consistently meet, one of them being freshness. Freshness has always been vital for me as a chef. I live up to our farm-to-fork philosophy and quality produce is the key.”

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