Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Boulevard
ChampionsGate, Florida 33896

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Executive Chef Ramesh Kaduru

Ramesh Kaduru

Resort Executive Chef

Executive Chef Ramesh Kaduru joins Omni Hotels & Resorts after a rich tenure with The Ritz-Carlton Company, most recently as executive chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. Chef Kaduru spearheaded the culinary program at several of Florida’s most prestigious resorts. Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, Chef Kaduru was executive chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove and led culinary teams at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach and The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples. Chef Kaduru has also held positions at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba and The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Born and raised in India, Chef Kaduru holds a diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Science from S.V. University in India.

Chef Kaduru will oversee the culinary operations at the resort’s nine exceptional dining experiences and looks forward to infusing his unique background and Indian cooking traditions in the resort’s dining experiences, particularly in wedding and events catering menus.

Chef Joe Berta

Joseph Berta

Trevi's Restaurant Chef

Chef Joseph Berta began his career in the culinary arts at a young age. He developed his passion for cooking at home, cooking for his family and friends. Joseph attended Johnson & Wales University. He obtained both an Associate's and Bachelor's degree in the field of culinary arts and continued his professional training at the five-star Best Western Hotel in Dortmound, Germany and 400-seat Luisenhof Restaurant in Dresden, Germany. 

Returning to the United States, Chef Berta assisted the Harper's Group in the opening of M5 Modern Mediterranean, an upscale open kitchen restaurant in Charlotte, NC. He then decided to advance his career in the hotel sector and began at the Eden Roc Beach Resort in Miami Beach. He was selected to open the new restaurant - The Burlock Coast Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, which set the new standard of hotel restaurants in the Ritz-Carlton brand.

Chef currently oversees Trevi's Restaurant at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. He is excited to be a part of the team, training the next generation of chefs.

Chef Masashi Innami

Masashi Innami

ZEN Restaurant Chef

Chef Masashi Innami has studied traditional and non-traditional Japanese cuisine for more than 20 years. Early in his career, he volunteered at a Tsukiji fish market in Japan to learn the different species of fish and how to handle each fish properly. Chef loves working in all areas of the kitchen but his specialty is the art of sushi and Izakaya style of cooking, which is a wide variety of menu items, masterfully prepared and served at a slower pace.

For seven years, he was sous chef at Gaylord Palm's Sora. He was most recently Assistant Head Sushi Chef at Morimoto Asia located in Disney Springs. Chef has also consulted in the opening of three local Sushi restaurants.

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