meet our chefs

our signature

pureocean restaurants are the epitome of Caribbean beachside dining. As the signature brand of restaurants at Divi Resorts, the vacation experts of the Caribbean, pureocean promises and delivers culinary excellence and stunning Caribbean ambiance — as well as sweeping, unforgettable views.

the experience

Whether you’re interested in a romantic evening with your special someone or a nice night out with the family, there’s something for everyone at pureocean. Each time you visit, you’ll enjoy a mouthwatering fine dining experience with excellent service and unparalleled views, leaving you in pure bliss.

Executive chef
Gilbert Flemming

Aruba

Executive Sous Chef

Gilbert Flemming

Gilbert Flemming is his name; whipping up decadent dishes is his game. Flemming brings his unique culinary skills and Aruban flair to the table as the Executive Sous Chef of pureocean on Aruba.

Executive chef
Steve Collymore

Barbados

Executive Chef

Steve Collymore

On entering the industry at the tender age of 18, Steve Collymore now has more than 20 years of culinary experience. Known as a gentle giant, Collymore has worked in many fine dining operations and is excited to demonstrate his skills at pureocean.

Executive chef
Dhanesh de Kok

Bonaire

Executive Chef

Dhanesh de Kok

Originally from Curaçao, de Kok has 15 years of experience in the industry. He’s cooked in several fine dining restaurants in Curaçao, Holland and Bonaire. “My favorite cuisine to cook is classic French as I was trained this way, so it’s my personal foundation from which I approach new or other cuisines. But my specialty is modern Caribbean fusion cuisine.”

Executive chef
Anil Yadav

St. Maarten

Executive Chef

Anil Yadav

On the friendly island of St. Maarten, Anil Yadav is in charge of the resort’s five restaurants, one café and three bars. Yadav has over 17 years of culinary experience, working for hotels, cruise liners, luxury lodges and restaurants around the world.

Our menu features fresh ingredients that change with the seasons. All menu items listed are subject to change.

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