Having firmly established a reputation for the some of the best cuisine in Fiji, the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa has just appointed a new Director of Food & Beverage, Jean-Francois Delahaye. Mr Delahaye joins the resort with a strong background in food and beverage, having worked in Sofitels across the globe including Manila, French Polynesia, Equatorial Guinea and even Turkmenistan.
Mr Delahaye said he is excited to work with the Sofitel’s Executive Chef Brendon Coffey who is famous for having introduced more regional ingredients onto the Sofitel’s menus and for working closely with local suppliers to ensure the resort showcases produce of the highest quality for its guests.
“Having worked in other island destinations including the Sofitel Moorea Beach Resort in French Polynesia, I am excited to see what Sofitel Fiji is offering with its food and beverage,” he said. “I have found the produce here to be of a very high quality and the staff exceptional. I am excited to be bringing some of my international knowledge and experience to the resort.”
Mr. Delahaye will oversee food operations in the resort’s various dining outlets including the fine-dining V Restaurant, the award winning beachside Salt and Lagoon restaurant (which was recently named as having the best breakfast on Denarau Island) and will oversee improvements to the resort’s conference and event menus.