Six Senses Zighy Bay Oman appoints new executive chef

James Knight-Pacheco joins Six Senses Zighy Bay Oman as executive chef
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Six Senses Zighy Bay in Oman has appointed James Knight-Pacheco as the new executive chef who returns to the resort with more than 15 years of experience.

Knight-Pacheco has previously worked with renowned Michelin starred chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Raymond Blanc, Phil Howard, Esben Holmboe Bang.


His last post was with Emaar Hospitality Group at executive chef at both the Dubai Marina Yacht Club as well as Vida Downtown Dubai.

A former TV celebrity, Knight-Pacheco starred in his own show on BBC prime time show ‘Out of the Frying Pan’ and was involved in ‘The Restaurant’.

He has also worked in leading hotels and restaurants in the UK, and the Middle East. Previously, Knight-Pacheco worked as the chef de cuisine at Sense on the Edge in Zighy Bay. Prior to this he was head chef at one of London’s restaurants, as well as demonstrator and chef tutor at Ashburton Cookery School in Devon, UK.

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