Trader Vic's, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, appoints head chef
Esteban Andrés Gómez Coronado has been appointed as the head chef of Trader Vic's, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah.
He has more than eight years of culinary experience working as a head chef and executive chef in a number of establishments across Chile, USA and the UAE.
Born in Chile in 1989, he joined a culinary school at the age of 14. During his six year tenure, he developed skills that allowed him to work his way up to take on the role of chef de cuisine at PEA Restaurant located on Easter Island.
Coronado has worked across a number of establishments, including Altiplanico and Hare Noi hotel where he held the position of executive chef, managing the culinary requirements for all restaurants within the resort. Here he was responsible for a team of 10.
He also spent four months working at My Moon, a Spanish restaurant in Wilhemsburg, New York.
Moving to the UAE in August 2015, Coronado secured a role at Table 9, Hilton Dubai Creek. After one year in service, he made an internal transfer within Hilton Dubai, moving to Pachanga, a restaurant that specialises in South American cuisine, before taking on the role as head chef at Trader Vic’s, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah.