Chef Kardino Zulhadi, a prominent name in the culinary world, has been appointed as the executive chef at Rosewood Jeddah. He joined Rosewood Jeddah in May 2021 and has worked in various hotels around the world, with lengthy roles at Hyatt Regency Riyadh, Conrad Nusa Dua, Bali, Shangri La, Manila, Shangri La Golden Flower Hotel Xi An, China and Fairmont Dubai.
Zulhadi’s appointment marks his debut in the commercial hub of Saudi Arabia, following his previous work with other luxury hotels in Makkah, Riyadh, Indonesia, Maldives, China, Philippines, Cambodia, Kyrgyztan, Tajikistan, Istanbul, Spain, Jordan and the UAE.
Having completed his education at BPLP Nusa Dua, Bali-Indonesia – Hotel Academy Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia in 1991, chef Zulhadi is trained in the high-end culinary world.
With over 27 years of work experience in the hospitality industry, from developing food concepts, managing staff to designing new menus, chef Zulhadi brings with him valuable expertise in gourmet cuisine.
In his new position at Rosewood Jeddah, chef Zulhadi will be responsible for leading the Habsburg all-day dining, Soleil-Café Lounge, Sky Lounge and in-room dining sections of the hotel: enhancing menus, managing restaurant staff and organizing financial budgets.