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The chefs of Café Jakarta

Stéphane Besse
Executive chef

Stéphane Besse was born in Bordeaux, France. His father was a pastry chef for several Michelin star restaurants and Stéphane wanted to follow in his footsteps. He started working for the Roux brothers at the famous La Gavroche in Londen. He then left for Amsterdam and became executive sous chef at Café Roux and Restaurant Bridges in Hotel Sofitel the Grand Amsterdam. In 2009 Stéphane started at WestCord Fashion Hotel.


Rendy Reanaldy
Executive sous-chef

At Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam he continues his culinary adventure together with executive sous-chef Rendy Reanaldy. Rendy was born in Bandung, Indonesia. After he finished his Hotel Management School he moved to The Netherlands where we worked for Restaurant het Bosch and Restaurant Blaauw. Rendy is an expert in the Indonesian cuisine and knows all the food trends in Indonesia. Together with Stéphane he forms a strong team to lead the kitchen in Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam.