Team Yalla met the affable Executive Chef Rasika Nuwan Jayawickrama when we recently dined at Hawksbill Restaurant, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. Read our review here.
The menu at The Hawksbill is eclectic, with dishes from around the world. And as Chef Rasika explained, the dishes are healthy and cooked to order.
“Our menu is about health too. We have eight vegan dishes on the menu and we will increase them in the coming months,” he says.
Chef Rasika is a mind of information with years of culinary experience at hotels and restaurants from around the world. So, we wanted to find out more…
Rasika Nuwan Jayawickrama, Executive Chef at Troon Golf Clubs Abu Dhabi, Sri Lankan
19 years, 10 of which have been with Troon
Client diversification – they are from all around the world, so it appeals for all the palettes.
I dreamt of being an engineer when I was young.
They are already on the menu at Abu Dhabi Golf Club and Yas Links. We will serve them at Hawksbill soon.
Italian. I love pasta but like to fuse it with curry. I once worked with five Italian chefs so got lots of expertise from them.
For reservations at Hakwsbill Restaurant, call 056 660 8780 or visit troonabudhabi.com