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16048 14 Jun 2024

CEA 2024: Silver Award for Chef de Partie of the Year

Jona Rodriguez, Chef de Partie (CDP) at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, was honored with the prestigious silver award for Chef de Partie of the Year at the 7th Middle East Chef Excellence Awards 2024.

The gala event, organized by Hozpitality Group, took place on June 7th at JW Marriott Dubai Marina. Jeyaram Subramanian from Taaza Quality Foods LLC presented the award.


Her dedication and expertise mark Jona's culinary journey. Since March 2022, she has been serving as Demi Chef De Partie at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai The Walk. Prior to this, she held various positions, including Commis de Cuisine at Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Chef De Partie at Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Toronto East. Her experience also includes roles as Junior CDP at Gromaxx Hotels Management LLC and Foreign Food Cook at Le Pirate Restaurant.


The Middle East Chef Excellence Awards 2024 celebrated individual achievements and recognized the collaborative efforts of industry partners and sponsors. Hozpitality Group expressed gratitude to JW Marriott Dubai Marina, ICCA, Restofair RAK, Rak Porcelain, and other sponsors whose support was instrumental in making the event a resounding success.