The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali welcomes Executive Chef Dane Fernandes

Chef Dane Fernandes, renowned for his innovative culinary endeavors and rich heritage from Goa, India, steps into the role of Executive Chef at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali, aiming to elevate the resort’s dining experiences through his mastery and passion for wellness-focused cuisine.

Executive Chef Dane Fernandes at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua

Passing on the culinary torch, Chef Dane Fernandes steps-up as the new Executive Chef at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali.

Hailing from the picturesque island of Charao in Goa, India, Chef Dane Fernandes brings 14 years of culinary experience and rich heritage to The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali. Growing-up in a family of farmers, his appreciation for nature’s beauty was what ignited his passion to become a chef.

Throughout his career, Chef Dane held the acolaid of being the youngest Executive Chef at St. Regis under Marriott APAC. He has also held pivotal roles at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar and St. Regis Mumbai, collecting awards such as the Rising Star Asia Pacific for Marriott International in 2018 and the Young Chef 2022 by Campo Viejo.

Chef Dane’s influential endeavours include organising the ‘Make in India’ banquet and catering for prestigious events like the World Economic Forum in Davos, and the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Chef Dane has also collaborated with brands such as Elle & Vire and Michelin-starred chefs, leading innovative campaigns like the groundbreaking ‘Creme & Cacao,’ a seven-course milk and chocolate  odyssey developed in partnership with Elle & Vire and Callebaut.

Bali stole Chef Dane’s heart last Christmas when he was charmed by The Westin Nusa Dua Bali’s vibrant festivities and cultural treasures. Now, he joins the family-friendly resort to elevate The Westin’s esteemed ‘6 Pillars of Wellness,’ focusing on enhancing the ‘Eat Well’ pillar, through his culinary mastery. Outside of the kitchen, Chef Dane enjoys being active, in particular swimming, exploring new places and running.

Chef Dane invites you to explore innovative and delicious dining experiences at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali – get ready to discover the magic in every dish!

For more information, visit The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali’s official website and social media page.

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali

Address: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua, Bali 80363

Instagram: @westinbali

Tel: +62 361 771906

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