Makati Shangri-La Manila
Executive Assistant Manager
Since Aug 2017

Patrick joint Makati Shangri-La, Manila in August 2017 as Executive Assistant Manager. Having spent the last twenty five years in Asia in Thailand, Hong Kong, China and South Korea.

The Makati Shangri-La, Manila is one of the city’s most recognized five-star luxury hotel in the Philippines. The hotel is within walking distance from some of the most popular shopping malls in Manila, which include Glorietta, Greenbelt and SM Department Store. As well as major international and regional companies are located at the heart of the city. Discover international cuisine and have an excellent dining experience at Makati Shangri-La, Manila's award-winning restaurants and bars. For casual dining, head on to the best international buffet at Circles Event Café, offering its fascinating open-theatre kitchens. Indulge in the freshest seafood and authentic Japanese cuisine at Inagiku or experience Shangri-La’s signature Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace, with its modern Cantonese cuisine. Its large ballroom and fast range of function rooms have been the first choice of corporate events and product launches.

For culture lovers, a visit to the old city of Intramuros or Ayala Museum to learn more about Filipino culture and history is a must. A ride in the colorful and unique Jeepney’s to explore the city make this a most memorable way of getting around in the city With a few extra days on hand the country with its 7,000 islands offer one of Asia’s most breath-taking scenery, from the rice fields of Banuae to the Chocolate Hills of Bohol or the many white sand beaches and Asia’s best diving spots around Palawan islands

The St. Regis Shanghai
The W Taipei
a member of Marriott International

Shanghai, Taipei
Executive Assistant Manager
Oct 2014 to Jul 2017
The St. Regis Shanghai, 59 floor up, with 433 rooms offers a most memorable view over the vast city of Shanghai. The W Taipei offers 405 rooms and suites This hip hotel with its avant-garde design and interior setup is centrally located and just minutes from Taipei 101.

Swissotel Nai Lert Park
a member of FRHI (Fairmont Raffles Hotels international)

Bangkok, Thailand
Director of Operations/EAM
October 2012 to January 2014
The Swissotel Nai Lert Park is an oasis in the bustling city of Bangkok. Designed by internationally renowned architect Calvin Tsao with its lush eight-acre tropical gardens pool area.

The Fairmont Dubai
a member of FRHI (Fairmont Raffles Hotels international)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Director of Culinary i/c of Food and Beverage
September 2009 to September 2012
He spent three years with this property that has carved its reputation as one of the flagships for the Fairmont group, and its first international property.

The Fairmont Beijing
a member of FRHI (Fairmont Raffles Hotels international)

Beijing, China
Executive Chef
January 2008 – September 2009
Patrick joined the pre-opening team of The Fairmont Beijing; a striking 25-story building with a premier downtown location near business and shopping areas as well as eminent landmarks including the Forbidden City.

Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Miami, United States
Executive Chef
March 2006– January 2008
Four Seasons Miami serves as an oasis in the heart of Miami’s business district. The HOTEL OFFERS luxurious guest rooms and suites with sweeping vistas of the city and bay.

The Sukhothai Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand
Executive Chef
March 2005 – March 2006
The legendary Sukhotai Hotel portrays elegance and distinctive design that are of the highest international standards. All rooms and suites incorporate rich local Thai materials, impeccable detailing and LUXURIOUS BATHROOMS.

The Phoenician Resort and Spa
a member of Starwood Luxury Collection

Arizona, USA
Executive Chef
March 2003 – March 2005
Nestled at the base of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona, The Phoenician is a luxurious oasis that offers accommodations of uncommon beauty and style - as well as the most enticing array of amenities, recreation and pleasures.

InterContinental Hong Kong

Kowloon, Hong Kong
Executive Chef
February 2002 – March 2003
InterContinental Hong Kong is one of the city's most recognized premier hotels with an unmatched view of the Hong Kong skyline.

The Ritz-Carlton Seoul

(now operated by Le Méridien Seoul)
Seoul, South Korea
Executive Chef
April 2000 – February 2002

The Ritz-Carlton Seoul now operated as Le Méridien Seoul is strategically located in the thriving commercial and residential district of Kangnam just minutes away from many cultural and commercial spots.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort Rose Hall

Rose Hall, Jamaica
Executive Chef
April 2000 – February 2002
Rose Hall, nestled in the island nation of Jamaica, is a 427-room AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton offering a luxurious beachfront hideaway complete with an 18-hole championship golf course and full service Spa.

Sheraton Grande Laguna Beach
(now operated by Angsana Laguna Phuket)

PHUKET, Thailand
Executive Chef/ Food & Beverage Director
March 1997 – April 2000
Sheraton Grande Laguna Beach is a microcosm of Southeast Asia’s culture and natural attractions. The LUXURIOUS HOTEL offers plush accommodation, relaxation and recreational facilities.

Port de Plaisance Luxury Resort & Casino
a member of Starwood Luxury Collection

St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
Executive Chef
November 1993 – December 1994

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel
a member of FRHI (Fairmont Raffles Hotels international)

Arizona, USA
Executive Sous Chef
November 1992 – November 1993
A member of the ‘Leading HOTELS of the World,’ The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel is ideally set against the backdrop of the picturesque McDowell Mountains. The AAA Five Diamond hotel features one of the best Spa’s in North America.

Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
a member of Starwood Luxury Collection

Florida, USA
Executive Sous Chef
March 1990 – November 1992
Inspired by world-famous surroundings, The Walt DISNEY WORLD Dolphin Resort is a whimsical place full of entertainment and architecture typical of a Walt Disney World Resort.

C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef)
Certification through A.C.F. since 1996

Member, E.W.M.C.S.
(Epicurean World Master Chef’s Society)

National Ice Carving Association
(3 courses with master ice carver)

C.C.F. (Carribean Chefs Foundation)
Chapter Leader New Orleans A.C.F. Board of Officers

Thai Chefs Association

Hong Kong Chefs Association

Culinary food competition judge Bangkok


ACF, American Culinary Federation FLA, Arizona, New Orleans

CCE, Caribbean American Culinary Federation

EWMCS, Epicurean World Master Chef Society

Hong Kong Chefs Association

NICA, National Ice Carving Association

Thai Chefs

WACS, World Association of Cooks

International Salon Culinaire Competition Judge

  Over 50 medals in culinary competitions, including individual, team, and hotel team, (gold, silver, bronze)
6 Gold, 5 Silver 7 Bronze -   Dubai Wacs, UAE
2 gold 6 silver 4 bronze (team) -   Dubai Wacs, UAE
6 silver 2 bronze (team) -   Dubai Wacs, UAE
Honor medal Culinary Judge -   Abu Dhabi, UAE
Judge for WACS -   Bangkok, Thailand
Gold and Presidents Award -   Bangkok, Thailand
Judge for WACS -    Bangkok, Thailand
Certified Executive Chef - 4th time ACF,   United States
Team: 4 Gold, 1Silver, 3 B1 & Black box Bronze
Team: Gold Hot - Las Vegas, USA

16 Gold, 21 silver, 7 bronze - Jamaica

18 Gold, 16 silver, 9 bronze - Jamaica
6 Gold, 5 Silver, 5 Bronze - Bangkok, Thailand
Team: 9 Gold, 12 Silver, 13 Bronze Presidents Award for Most Outstanding Hotel
Gold Hot Food - Bangkok, Thailand
Gold Medal Ice Carving - New Orleans, USA
Silver Medal New Orleans Food Cook Off - New Orleans, USA
Gold Medal Ice Carving - New Orleans, USA
1st Place Hot Food Presented Cold - New Orleans, USA
Gold Medal Ice Carving - New Orleans, USA
Best Chef Saint Martin - Saint Martin, West Indies
Gold Medal Ice Carving/Showpiece - Saint Martin, West Indies
Silver Medal Dessert - Saint Martin, West Indies
Gold Medal Cold Starter - Saint Martin, West Indies
Silver Medal Hot Food Presented Cold - Bahamas
Silver Medal Ice Carving Sr. - Orlando, USA
Gold Medal Ice Carving Jr. - Orlando, USA
Bronze Medal Ice Carving Jr. - Orlando, USA
Gold Medal Hot Food Presented Cold - Orlando, USA
Silver Medal Garde Manger - Orlando, USA