Chef Bettina Arguelles comes back home to Spiral as the new Executive Chef. Awarded as the Female Chef of the Year at the World Gourmet Awards 2019 in Singapore, Chef Bettina becomes the first-ever Filipina Executive Chef in a five-star international branded hotel in the Philippines. She first joined Sofitel Manila in 2013 and later became Spiral's Restaurant Operations Chef, and most recently, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay's Executive Chef. Re-joining the Spiral Team, Chef Bettina will be showcasing her culinary expertise in leading the kitchen through a new dining experience.
EXECUTIVE CHEF - BETTINA ARGUELLES
EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF - MARTIN REBOLLEDO
Chef Martin grew up in a family of pastry chefs but this culinary artisan grew his passion and mastered his craft behind the stove. With almost 20 years of culinary expertise, he has worked in various restaurants and hotels locally and abroad, and led the banquet culinary team of Sofitel Manila in iconic events including ASEAN, Oktoberfest, Crayfish Party, Lifestyle Asia Power Gala, MEGA Magazine Independence Day Ball, exclusive events of international embassies, and outside catering for major conventions with guests of up to 3,500 persons.
SENIOR SOUS CHEF - JULIEN COSSE
Chef Julien brings with him 10 years of work experience in the Culinary industry. He managed his own bar and restaurant in France for three years. he then worked as a Chef De Cuisine for different restaurants in France and UAE, and recently in a luxury cruise line before joining the Spiral team.
SOUS CHEF - CHRISTIAN CASTANO
Chef Christian's 12 years of culinary experience honed him in creating sumptuous culinary dishes. He started his journey in the industry as a cook at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, USA. Since then, this young chef worked in several luxury hotels and restaurants in Manila before joining the stellar cast of Spiral.
INDIAN CUISINE CHEF - AFSAR RAHAMAN
Chef Afsar’s passion for cooking developed from watching his mother cook in the kitchen at home in Kolkata, India. With more than 10 years of expertise in the culinary arts, Chef Afsar mastered his craft from his wide experience working in several hotels and resorts all over India. Now, Chef Afsar sets out to reintroduce the well-beloved Indian cuisine to Filipino gourmands with his own signature take, re-imagined recipes, and elevated menu line-up at Spiral’s North Indian Atelier.