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Duncan Wales

Executive Chef at Destiny Hotel & Convention Centre by BON Hotels

Duncan WalesDuncan Wales, Executive Chef at Destiny Hotel & Convention Centre by BON Hotels, says there are a few other hats - those of scientist, student, motivational speaker and hostage negotiator – he wouldn’t embellish on the latter! He adds, “This industry has also taken me to very interesting places across the globe, allowing me to taste interesting cuisine, learn new techniques and be privy to novel and exciting trends.” Head Chef Smangele Khuluse, at BON Hotel 64 on Gordon says for him the kitchen is an energetic, forward-thinking environment where anything is possible.

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A Chef Wears Many Hats

When you hear 'Executive Chef' the likes of celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood or the renowned Jamie Oliver spring to mind but this title, certainly at hotel level, whilst essential, is a rather unobtrusive, often thankless job that comes with very little celebrity status.

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