There is plenty of talent to be found in Meeru Island Resort & Spa and Meeru's culinary team can have exceptional individuals. Here at Meeru, we have been lucky enough to build a team that truly excels in the kitchen. For this month's Meet the team, we are proud to present Mustafa Hassan; one of the longest-standing employees of Meeru.
Q: Tell me about yourself and how long have you been with the resort?
Ans: My name is Mustafa Hassan, currently working as a Food and Beverage Supervisor. I worked here in Meeru for the last 29 Years.
Q: Tell me a bit about yourself and your background, where are you from and where you have worked and how it has shaped you?
Ans: I am from the South Atoll of Malé and I have started my career as a waiter in a club lounge where I had learned a lot definitely, I had faced a lot of challenges also but I learn from every mistake and never look back.
Q: Why did you decide to become a Restaurant & Bar Supervisor?
Ans: As a food and beverage supervisor I always speak with the guests and also get to know their culture it makes me more confident and also I love to make new friends and when they come back again they recognised me by my name and I feel really blessed.
Q: What do you love most about the resort you work at?
Ans: I love most the friendly environment and this resort have a lot of repeater guest that is very good for us. I also love our island owners, they are very kind and humble and take very good care of their employees.
Q: What hobbies do you enjoy when you are not at work?
Ans: connecting with friends in and out of Meeru, I also like watching, reading and being updated on what is happening around the world
Q: What dining or culinary experiences will you recommend guests to try? Why?
Ans: Definitely I always recommend our guests to try the Teppanyaki at Asian Wok Restaurant and Maldivian Reef Fish as well as a Candlelight dinner with the spectacular sunset view.
Q: Which restaurant is your favourite? Which dishes guests should sample?
Ans: My favourite restaurant is Farivalhu buffet restaurant as they served a different variety of food with different themes on nights and I love the Maldivian night theme.
I would recommend trying out the Maldivian dishes which are available at the buffet as guests will be able to experience the taste of the Maldives. The rich culture and friendly people.