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Chef Bayu at Kubu Restaurant

Bayu Retno Timur – Executive Chef

Indonesian-born Bayu Retno Timur, an Executive Chef of Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve who also leads the diner was handpicked to bring the Mediterranean-European cuisine to Ubud.

Prior to joining Kubu at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, the talented and passionate figure began his career in the pastry & bakery section and then continued to highly acclaimed Bulgari Resort Bali as Chef de Cuisine at Sangkar Restaurant and Il Ristorante.

"It's very important to be passionate in what you do, whatever your career is. One of the most important philosophies is to always keep learning".

With over 14 years of experience in the culinary industry within 5-star establishments, Bayu has received multiple awards such as the Blackbox Indonesian Final 2008 and 2013 to name a few. He also represented Indonesia in the prestigious Bocuse d'Or Asia-Pacific 2018 in Guangzhou, China. Bayu will continue playing an instrumental role in leading the culinary team of Kubu Restaurant and elevating the dining experience.