Born in 1968, the Swabian of Spanish descent belongs to the European avant-garde and is one of the best chefs in the world. He is one of the few chefs to be awarded three Michelin stars in quick succession.
He has shaped the world of aromas and taste like no another, and combines Spanish temperament with German precision to create a perfect whole. His uncompromising commitment can be seen, tasted and felt in each of his creations.
Executive Chef Haikal Johari
Chef Haikal Johari is the Executive Chef at Alma by Juan Amador, following a distinguished culinary career in some of the finest restaurants in the region, including the highly-acclaimed Water Library restaurants which he helped establish in Bangkok, Thailand.
Chef Haikal brings with him a combination of Asian flavours and influences â€“ from Japanese herbs to Thai spices â€“ which he incorporates into Alma by Juan Amadorâ€™s menu, resulting in fine European cuisine with a nuanced Asian twist.