Paolo Pelosi, Chef de Cuisine
Chef de Cuisine Paolo Pelosi worked with Chefs Andrea Accordi and Massimiliano Blasone (now Michelin star chef of Banfi restaurant) in Michelin star Onice restaurant in Villa La Vedetta, Florence, from 2005 to 2008. Prior to his appointment at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, Chef de Cuisine Paolo served at the Michelin two-star Arnolfo restaurant in Colle Val d'Elsa, under the guidance of Chef Gaetano Trovato.
Naoya Okamura, Executive Pastry Chef
Executive Pastry Chef Okamura graduated from the Japan Cake and Confectionary College in 1992. After graduation he joined the New Otani Hotel, Tokyo, where he worked for nine years. During these years, Executive Pastry Chef Okamura honed his meticulous skills in various restaurants at the hotel, including Pierre Hermes and La Tour D’Argent, where he was Pastry Sous Chef.