Oberoi Hotels & Resorts and the Amankila Resort of East Bali have announced the following new executive appointment.
Oberoi Resorts Indonesia
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts Indonesia have announced the appointment of Monica A. Witmer as Assistant Manager Spa.
Monica A. Witmer
Monica holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Hospitality Management from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
in Switzerland where, as a part of her studies, she completed a management internship in Chiva-Som Health Resort
in Thailand and Resense Spa SA.
A devoted student of yoga and spa enthusiast, Monica is passionate about creating and managing profitable spa concepts where guests can find harmony and rejuvenate their spirit.
She will be based at The Oberoi, Bali
with responsibilities to also oversee spa operations at The Oberoi, Lombok.Amankila, East Bali
Guy Stanaway has been appointed Executive Chef of Amankila,
- one of three Amanresorts
in Bali, Indonesia. Armed with a passion for produce, Guy's culinary philosophy is to let good ingredients speak for themselves. He is a staunch advocate of local ingredients in combination with high quality imported goods, seeking to offer menus that reflect the bounty of Bali's agricultural heritage with a focus on fresh, clean flavors.
A native of New Zealand, Guy started his culinary career at various boutique hotels in his native country's South Island. Along the way he garnered several prestigious awards, including the 2003 Nestle Torque d'Or
and 2004 South Island Commis Chef of the Year.
Guy holds a diploma in Culinary Arts from the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology.
A passion for travel and desire to broaden his knowledge of new ingredients have led Guy to Europe, where he spent a year based in London and traveled though Spain, Italy and France tasting regional cuisine and absorbing and observing local culinary technique. Back home in New Zealand, Guy put his newly acquired knowledge into practice at The George Hotel
as Senior Sous Chef, earning awards including South Island Chef of the Year.
He also was a member of the New Zealand culinary team participating in various competitions held in Western Australia.
Following a brief assignment in Sydney at Becasse,
Guy joined Amanresorts
as Executive Chef of Amanbagh
in Rajasthan, India, prior to his most recent move to Bali.
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