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Chef Simone De Vivo

Chef Simone began his culinary journey at an early age of 17, working as a commis chef from his hometown, Napoli, Italy and taking his diploma in Culinary Arts at the same time. After graduation, he began his professional career in 2003 and continued till 2005 in various restaurants from his hometown. Much of the formative years of his culinary were spent working in various restaurants from the three countries in the Caribbean. His progression continued at Mario’s Italian Restaurant at the Sandals Grande, a 5-star luxury resort located at the Antigua and Barbuda as Sous Chef, then to the sister property of Sandals Grande in Jamaica, followed by the Grand Bahia Principe Hotel and Resort in Jamaica where he held the role of Chef De Cuisine and overtaken two restaurants at the same time which is the Dolce Vita Restaurant and Garden Grill Restaurant. In 2013 he moved to the Bahamas at the highly acclaimed Atlantis Paradise Island Resort for 3 years, then back to the Sandals Grande from 2016 to 2018. Chef Simone De Vivo currently oversees the Italian restaurant in Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, BICE. He is always looking for ways to innovative, improve and delivers such high standards.



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