The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort has announced Olda Zitek has been appointed as executive sous chef.
Zitek will join the private island resort in early May 2018 from Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square where he worked as executive sous chef from November 2016.
Prior to this, Zitek held the position of head chef at Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel London, after roles in other five-star London hotels such as Claridge’s and The May Fair Hotel.
Zitek will support the executive chef at The St. Regis Maldives in supervising operations at the resort’s six distinct dining venues, which offer sophisticated cuisine from around the world.
He will oversee the entire culinary team, which delivers exceptional food and drink experiences to guests.
Commenting on the appointment, Alexander Blair, general manager, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have Olda join us at The St. Regis Maldives.
“We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled experiences and exceptional service, so Olda’s background with some of London’s most luxury hotels means he is great fit for our team.
“We look forward to working with him and can’t wait to see to see his skillset being put to use for our guests.”
Zitek is originally from the Czech Republic and is fluent in Czech, English, and Slovak.