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Meet The Team

Meet the people responsible for your unforgettable dining experience.

Matthias Mittnacht—Executive Chef

Matthias Mittnacht

Executive Chef
Matthias Mittnacht—Executive Chef

Matthias Mittnacht

Executive Chef
As an accomplished chef with a wide range of skills, Chef Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Westin Wellbeing team, particularly in the Eat Well pillar, where he uses locally sourced, fresh, natural, and sustainably produced ingredients to create delectable and irresistible local flavors
Mohamad Afifuddin

Mohamad Afifuddin

Chef De Cuisine
Mohamad Afifuddin

Mohamad Afifuddin

Chef De Cuisine
Chef Mohamad Afifuddin (Afif) of Hamabe Japanese Restaurant delights diners each night with his culinary prowess and creative plating techniques. Despite being from Indonesia, Chef Afif has received extensive training in Japanese cuisine and is an expert in the field, garnering him many positive reviews from Hamabe customers
Jason Licker

Jason Licker

Executive Pastry Chef
Jason Licker

Jason Licker

Executive Pastry Chef
As a chef with over two decades of experience and the author of two award-winning self-published cookbooks, Jason Licker uses a variety of textures and temperature differences to elevate the desserts and pastries served at the restaurant, providing a more memorable dining experience for guests.
Dunia

Dunia

Assistant Venue Manager
Dunia

Dunia

Assistant Venue Manager
Born and raised in Bali, Dunia is renowned for his distinct style, which he brings to every interaction, as well as his friendly demeanor. He extends genuine Balinese hospitality to Hamabe's guests with big smiles and warm service from the heart, in keeping with The Westin's commitment to caring for guests and anticipating their needs. 
Marlon Hermanto

Marlon Hermanto

Head of Mixologist
Marlon Hermanto

Marlon Hermanto

Head of Mixologist
Over the past ten years, Marlon has worked as a manager and bartender at some of Bali's most popular bars. One of his specialties is making light and flavorful dishes with local ingredients that are easy on the palate. His concoctions are a must-try for any cocktail connoisseur. 
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