Leo Guiging Samson – Japanese Cuisine Chef
A native of Manila, Philippines. Chef Leo found his calling in Japanese cuisine and embraced his career with passion. He started his journey in a pre-opening team of the first Bhudda Bar in the Philippines.
He sought opportunities to further and develop his culinary skills landing him in Jumeira Hotel in Dubai, UAE and later on as a Sushi/Teppanyaki Chef in the popular Benihana Restaurant in Slovakia, Europe.
Having spent nearly a decade of culinary experience, he continues to bring his diverse years of sushi expertise as a pre-opening team of TAO Restaurant in Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo, Egypt. His expertise in Sushi and sashimi is the talk of the town.
Abhay Kala- Indian Cuisine Chef
A native of India born and brought up in an Army family in a small town of Dehradun in the northern part of India. In his last 20 years of his career in India and abroad working with big chains like Hyatt and Marriott. He brings a lot of essence and passion in his daily work. His first experience with food was with his grandmother who used to teach him to cook food while his parents were away and since then he developed a passion for cooking.
Being a pre-opening Chef at Tao Indian Kitchen his food is known for the best Indian taste. He specializes in tandoor, Indian “Nawabi” and “Dum” foods.