Set in the heart of the Dubai Creek is the luxury hotel that is, The Palazzo Versace Dubai, where Chef de Cuisine, Andrea Gaia mans the helm of it’s exclusive Vanitas restaurant. With striking view overlooking the creek, Vanitas is Dubai’s premier Italian fine dining venue.Renownedfor its effortless combinationof authentic, rustic and traditional Italian cuisine this restaurant is the epitomy of afine dining experience.

Originally from Rimini, on the East coast of Italy,Andrea first took aninterest in becoming a chef at the age of 19 while in Canada. In 2004 he returned to his home country of Italy to train further with the great Michelin masters.

Now having at least 16 years of experience under his belt, Andrea is no stranger to the fine dining scene. He has travelled extensively across the globe counting Australia and Canada as place in which he left his mark. Before starting at the Palazzo Versace Dubai, Chef Gaiahas held positions at some of the most renowned Michelin Star rated hotels andrestaurants in Europe. These include the Grand Hotel Villa Feltrinelli, Gargnano, Italy which hold2Michelin Stars; 1 Michelin StarHotel Carducci, Cattolica, Italy; Grand Hotel Bauer Spa,Venice, Italy; Georges Blanc, Vonnas, France which have3 Michelin Stars; and most recently PierreGagnaire’s Three Michelin Star restaurant inParis, France.

Vanitas

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Culture Village

Al Jadaf

Dubai 128431

UAE

+971 4556 8805