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Meet the Chef


Abdel brings a dynamic and innovative energy to the equally lively Empire Casino and its diverse culinary offering. His passion for food and his craft has resulted in an impressive career, spanning over 20 years with the company.


Signature dish?
Jumbo chicken wings

Favourite restaurant?
Noma in Denmark, especially the taster menu

What is your go-to meal at home?
It’s all about comfort food – beef stew with vegetables

Funniest thing to happen in the kitchen?
Less funny, more amazing. When former footballer David Ginola came into the kitchen to sign shirts!

Advice to a young chef?
Be patient. Talent in the kitchen takes time.

Chef's Tips

Making the perfect roast potatoes:

  • When the potatoes are peeled and dry, scratch them all over with a fork for extra crispiness
  • Let the potatoes dry out fully before putting in the oven
  • Always season well before baking!

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