Fiji Sun – 9th January 2020
Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort on the Coral Coast has appointed Priya Darshani, 35, to the post of Executive Chef, taking over the reins from former executive chef Shailendra Naidu.
Whilst the executive chef role is traditionally dominated by male chefs, she has worked hard over her 17-year career to prove that kitchen management in a top resort is not gender-specific.
Her elevation is also a reflection of the dominant role of women in the kitchen at home.
Fiji is very different to many overseas countries, as the cultural dominance of women at home remains strong and provides advantages to those seeking a professional career. Read more..