Restau­rant: Blu Brasserie

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Chef: Jo­seva Tubu­lala

Ex­pe­ri­ence: He started his ca­reer as a chef in 1995 at the Tur­tle Island Re­sort and worked there un­til 2001.

From 2003 to 2006 he worked at Vomo Island. Late in 2006 he re­turned to his vil­lage and started up a back­pack­ers re­sort. In 2009 he went on to cook at Navutu Stars Re­sort on his home island then moved to Nadi to work at Radis­son Blu Re­sort in 2011. He has been there ever since.

Back­ground: Orig­i­nally from Yaqeta Island in the Ya­sawas.

What in­spired you to be a chef: “I have al­ways loved cook­ing. I used to cook and bake at home in my vil­lage. I now teach my daugh­ter at home how to cook and bake.”

Favourite dish to cook: Ika vakalolo with greens. Also en­joy bak­ing Muffins and cakes; and love to cook for his fam­ily.

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