Aleix Caparros Font, Executive Sous Chef at Wafi Restaurants, Dubai, was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain to Catalan and Andalusian parents. In Barcelona, he was exposed to a style of cooking that fused the unique Spanish culture and traditional Catalan and Andalusian influences to create a flavorful masterpiece.
As a skilled culinary professional with broad experience in Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine for more than 20 years, Chef Aleix has been working across Spain and the Middle East. His love for cooking came very naturally to him, through his mother’s daily specialties and his involvement in the kitchen as a boy. His passion for the culinary art spurred him to become a chef for a lifetime.
Chef Aleix exhibits a unique blend of creative flair and passion for food, strong business sense and engaging interpersonal skills. He prepares exquisite dishes to accommodate any dietary need and creates memorable dining experiences for his customers. During his career Chef Aleix has worked for Michelin star restaurants and has won multiple awards, including Mediterranean Specialty Chef of the Year, Best Newcomer, Best Mediterranean Restaurant, Favorite Restaurant and more.
Outside of creating culinary masterpieces throughout Dubai, Chef Aleix enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.