Biography of Chef Andrew James McKee – Director of Culinary Operations


Chef Andrew James McKee joins the team at Raffles the Palm Dubai as Director of Culinary Operations, overseeing all F&B operations across the resort’s diverse set of restaurants and outlets.

A hospitality veteran with over 28 years of experience, Chef Andrew brings a wealth of culinary knowledge and skill to further enhance the dining experiences offered to guests at Raffles the Palm Dubai.

During his storied career, Chef Andrew has led teams in renowned luxury hotels and restaurants in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan and Australia. Having gained invaluable expertise working in acclaimed kitchens in Australia before moving to Asia and taking on larger roles in the restaurant business, Chef Andrew has extensive experience in the pre-opening and repositioning of several award-winning properties in Asia.

Prior to his current role, Chef Andrew held the position of Director of Culinary Operations at Wynn Resorts, Macau. Under his leadership, the property’s outlets have received eight Forbes five-star awards and six Michelin stars. A natural leader in the kitchen and well versed in sustainable working practices, Chef Andrew continues to build on his successes with Forbes, Michelin and Asia’s Top 50 Guides.

As Director of Culinary Operations at Raffles the Palm Dubai, Chef Andrew is the creative and driving force behind the development of new concepts at the establishment with in-depth knowledge of current and future markets. He contributes to providing the best culinary moments to guests and to making Raffles the Palm Dubai a luxury resort and a leading F&B destination in the United Arab Emirates.


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