Executive Chef, James Knight-Pacheco heads all food and beverage offerings at the resort’s dining venues. Having previously worked with renowned Michelin-starred chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Raymond Blanc, Phil Howard and Esben Holmboe Bang, he brings unique skills from these esteemed names together with over 15 years of industry experience.
His most recent dual-post was as executive chef for the Dubai Marina Yacht Club and Vida Downtown Dubai; winning Chef of the Year 2017. As a TV celebrity he starred in his own show on BBC, ‘Out of the Frying Pan’ and presented to audiences at BBC Good Food Shows. Chef Knight-Pacheco returned to Six Senses Zighy Bay where he previously was Chef de Cuisine at Sense on the Edge, which won the ‘Best Restaurant Middle East 2012.
If you would like to meet with James to discuss some of the finer points of food preparation or make special meal requests, your GEM will be happy to arrange a friendly catch up with him.