Chef Norberto Palacios
The Argentinian born, Norberto, successfully finished several culinary trainings in the Instituto Argentino de Gastronomia, before he finally got his Culinary Art Degree - Professional Gastronomico from Ecole Le Notre Argentine in December 2000. Starting his professional career right after he was graduated, he cooked as a Chef de Partie, Chef Instructor, and finally got his first Executive Chef position in 2006. Norberto also had an experience as an External Chef – Consultant in one of the well-known beach club in Mexico, helping the pre-opening culinary team to set their two restaurants. In 2019, Norberto finally joined the W family as an Executive Chef at W Maldives, successfully leading a multicultural team of highly skilled food professional for 3 of their restaurants, Steak House, International All-day dining and a seafood restaurant. Within his W Maldives career, he also successfully experienced several special events with well-known international chefs, such as the Island Take Over with Mark LaBrooy, the chef and owner of Three Blue Ducks, a famous group restaurant located at W Brisbane.
Coming to Bali, Norberto is more than ready to amplify his culinary experiences to lead the team in W Bali, with the hotel’s well known outlets such as Fire restaurant, Starfish Bloo and their Sunday Brunch to Woobar Bali and other B&F outlets in the property.