GENERAL MANAGER & CHEF DE CUISINE
Chef Sylvain Royer is an award-winning Chef with close to 30 years of culinary experience across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Born in Reims, France, Chef Sylvain developed a deep passion for gastronomy at a young age, and followed his dream by completing an apprenticeship at “La Garenne” Restaurant with a National Diploma as a qualified cook. In 2019, Chef Sylvain received the prestigious Maître Cuisinier de France award, a high distinction from the French association “Master Chefs of France.”
Chef Dan Stella’s career spans over 30 years of culinary experience across Europe and Asia. He honed his skills in several Michelin-starred establishments including Le Pré Catelan, Le Bistro de Paris and La Palme d’Or whilst in Europe. He moved to Asia in 2016 where he held various leadership roles and applied his know-how to create and plan menus, train kitchen staff, direct and supervise food preparation and run busy kitchens in trending venues, always upholding the higher standards. He exudes passion and dedication for his craft and aims to lead by example in order to exceed customer’s expectations.
Vice President Marketing
As the daughter of a veteran hotelier, Soraya grew up with hospitality in her blood. Having lived in over 10 countries (and more cities in between) in her lifetime, Soraya is a passionate foodie who loves everything F&B. Bringing over 10 years of experience in marketing, PR and events management across Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, she has been successful in launching and growing various restaurants and bars.
Having honed her skills by working in bars and restaurants in the USA and Thailand, Ploy loves to get creative and challenge herself to make delicious drinks for guests each day. With over 6 years of experience behind the bar, Ploy’s favourite drink to prepare is a classic Negroni or any spirit-forward drink.
Executive Chef Babett
Born in Normandie, but raised in Nice, Xavier started his experience in the hospitality industry at the young age of 12 where he gained experience in his uncle’s restaurant. Over 33 years later, Xavier’s culinary talent has been influenced by his lifetime of travels and the 4 countries that have shaped his professional experience. His signature dish – ceviche – ties Polynesian flavours with French technique.
25 DEGREES BKK
When it comes to burgers, Yuu knows a thing or two, having dedicated himself to sharing the love of burgers to 25 Degrees customers for several years. Originally from Bangkok in Thailand, Yuu brings over 14 years of hospitality experience as a dynamic hands-on leader who is passionate to be on the floor, providing excellent customer service to all guests.
Executive Chef, Scarlett Hong Kong
With over 10 years of culinary experience in Michelin star restaurants and 5-stars hotels across France, Switzerland and Hong Kong, Hubert spent much of his childhood learning how to cook from his grandmother. Born in Brittany in the northwest region of France, Hubert brings an energetic pace and creativity to the kitchen with his French and Mediterranean-inspired cooking.
Executive Chef, Ginett & 25 Degrees SG
Attention to detail coupled with intense passion, Chef Joan Octavi brings over 10 years of culinary talent working in a couple if Michelin-starred restaurants in Spain, travelling to Andorra, UAE and finally landing in Singapore. Having been in Singapore for the last 4 years, Joan enjoys exploring local ingredients and flavours and is constantly on the lookout on how to bring the guests’ dining experiences to the next level.
Scarlett Hong Kong
Originally from Bordeaux in France, Joffrey graduated with a diploma in wine and spirit business. Over the last 10 years, Joffrey has gained much experience and knowledge in the hospitality industry, across France, England, Australia, French West Indies and now Hong Kong. Joffrey joined R&B Lab in October 2021 as an Assistant Manager and was soon promoted to an Operations Manager at Scarlett Café & Wine Bar in Hong Kong. Joffrey has a passion for putting together food and wine pairings, balancing exquisite food with a wide selection of French wines offered at Scarlett.
F&B Operations Manager, Ginett & 25 Degrees SG
From the young, spirited age of 21, Alla has been shaping a successful career and reputable name for herself in the hospitality industry. Alla knows that no two days are the same in this industry, so she is hands-on and thrives on the floor, where she is able to interact with her guests and team. When not recommending wines and food pairings at Ginett, you’ll find her hitting the streets on her KTM or busting out sweat at a nearby gym.
Wine & Beverage Manager, Scarlett BKK
Growing up in Carpentras, in the heart of Provence, Quentin was always surrounded with the passion for hospitality as his parents ran a tradition Provençal style restaurant. He studied his Bachelor degree at the Hospitality School of Avignon, and upon graduating, Quentin worked in a Provençal Michelin star restaurant. He later decided to fulfil his master degree at the University of Birmingham. Quentin has a love for wine, with his favourite style being Côtes du Rhône wines, a region rich in terroir. He has successfully worked in France, Hong Kong and Thailand.
Sous Chef, Scarlett BKK
Born in Kanchanaburi, in the west of Thailand, Pui has worked behind the scenes in the kitchen for over 20 years. He originally studied a Bachelor of Arts & Design specializing in drawing, but he found his way into the hospitality industry because of his love of cooking. His favourite spot in the kitchen? Behind the charcoal grill where he finds a passion for grilling various cuts of meat, including his favourite being beef tomahawk.
Executive Chef, The Beach Club Pattaya
Born in Sukhothai in Thailand, Jack brings over 25 years of F&B experience across Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan. His passion and talent in the kitchen has seen him work in well-known Michelin-starred restaurants and 5-star hotels, including numerous French restaurants. When he is not busy in the kitchen, Jack enjoys playing soccer.
Restaurant & Bar Manager, The Yard Melbourne
Hailing from the beautiful Italian region of Sicily in Italy, Salvo has honed his skills in the hospitality and F&B industry for 7 years, with experience in Italy, the UK and Australia. He brings with him a knack for running eateries, with a hands-on approach and a friendly disposition as he loves meeting and interacting with people from all corners of the globe and walks of life. He is passionate about bringing an enjoyable yet approachable experience to all those who come to The YardEatery & Swim Club in Melbourne.
Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, Nue successfully graduated with a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management from the Chiang Rai Rajabhat University. Nue brings with her over 18 years of hospitality experience, working in restaurants and bars across the USA and Thailand. Bringing a passion for customer service, drop by to say hello to Nue at Scarlett Bangkok where she currently holds the role of Operations Manager.