Nigeria-born, London-raised Izu Ani is often referred to as “Dubai’s chef”, thanks to the number of projects he always seems to have on hand. One of his projects, GAIA is an innovative home-grown concept that blends Greek culture, tradition and imagination. Izu Ani is one of the top chefs in the world.
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“With every restaurant, I put myself in a different situation,” says the chef. “It allows me to adapt, to make myself relevant. It’s my way of discovering who I am. If you do the same thing over and over again, why does a person come and need to try it a second time? I believe that each concept needs to have its own identity. It really isn’t about me; I’m just in the background.”