AARON GILLESPIE – Executive Chef
Passionate and talented, young Australian chef Aaron Gillespie joined the JIA Group as Executive Chef of 22 Ships and Ham & Sherry in May 2016. He started his culinary journey at the age of 16, gaining vast experience in fine dining restaurants in South Australia and Dubai.
Prior to arriving in Hong Kong, Aaron was Senior Sous Chef of the renowned Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsey in Dubai, and Chef de Cuisine at La Brasserie at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel in Dubai before that.
Aaron has been hand-picked by Jason Atherton to helm two of his Hong Kong eateries because of his acclaimed, fun, creative and stylish approach to food which make the restaurants he has worked at the hottest places to dine in town.