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Osteria Funkcoolio, Port De La Mer

Chef Akmal Anuar is a multi-award-winning chef based in Dubai. His most famous restaurant, 11 Woodfire, has been awarded one Michelin star by the Michelin Guide UAE 2022 and 1 Toque by Gault & Milau UAE 2022. With over 20 years of culinary experience working with great chefs like Dan Hunter and Luis Andoni Aduriz, Anuar eventually became Head Chef in Iggy's Restaurant Singapore in 2012, where it landed spot no.26 in the prestigious World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards, as well as the no.1 place in Asia. He moved to Dubai in 2014, where he made his mark on the culinary scene, before most recently embarking on his latest venture, Osteria Funkcoolio.