North Male Atoll, Maldives – July 13, 2022 – The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is pleased to announce that Chef Glen Cooper has been appointed the Executive Chef for the luxury resort. Chef Cooper joins the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands with over 18 years of culinary experience at luxury hotels across the globe.

Originally from New Zealand, Chef Cooper has a background working at hotels in Russia, Bhutan, Singapore, and the Maldives. In the Maldives, Chef Cooper worked as an Executive Chef for JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa, Constance Halaveil Maldives, and Kurumba Maldives. Chef Cooper will be returning to the Maldives after working as the Executive Chef at The Westin Singapore since 2019.

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands offers 7 unique restaurants and bars for guests to experience. Each dining venue explores the global flavors of the world while adding a Maldivian flair. Chef Cooper and his team look forward to guiding guests on a culinary journey of bespoke experiences, flavors, and sustainable ingredients.