Born and raised in Greece Chef Ilias Doulamis, is an experienced Executive Chef that brings more that 20 years of world-class culinary experience at the five-star Conrad Dubai since September 2021, leading the culinary teams across the hotel’s unique selection of F&B outlets. Chef Ilias heads restaurant outlets including Kimpo, Cave, Ballaro, Bliss 6, Isla and Anasa as well the wide banquets facilities featuring outdoor gathering areas, 11 conference rooms, 3 boardrooms, and 2 grand ballrooms.
Trained through some of the finest kitchens in the world, Ilias has worked across eight countries demonstrating his insightful expertise in European Michelin-starred restaurants such us Restaurant le Meurice and L’Astrance in Paris and Texture restaurant in London.
Then he joined ultra-luxury hospitality group Aman resorts as a Head Chef in Greece and Indonesia.
He has been in Arabian peninsula since last 10 years and worked in Rosewood Al Faisaliah Hotel in KSA Riyadh,
Grand Hyatt Muscat in Oman and Grand Hyatt Doha in Qatar prior joining Conrad Dubai.
Chef Ilias takes a hands-on approach and thrives in challenging environments working on sustainable projects such as onsite-hydroponic farming, implementing organic food waste management systems, working closely with local suppliers and purveyors as well promoting plant-based food innovation and nose to tail menus on all his outlets.
20 FebruaryAL Mustaqbal PlazaGulfood Top Table
20 FebruaryAL Mustaqbal PlazaJames Knight-Pacheco (Dubai Chefs Collective)Peeter Pihel (Fotografiska, Tallinn )Carlos Frunze Garza (Teible)Dr Dionysia Angeliki Lyra (International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA))Gulfood Top Table
21 FebruaryAL Mustaqbal PlazaThembalethu Zulu (Caterer Middle East)Peeter Pihel (Fotografiska, Tallinn )Carlos Frunze Garza (Teible)Gulfood Top Table