Mauritian-born chef, Mooroogun Coopen has a passion for food that has taken him to the pinnacle of his career.
For the past 17 years he has been leading the team in the kitchens at Canonnier Beachcomber with enthusiasm and expertise.
Throughout his career, Mooroogun Coopen has participated in several international culinary competitions and been awarded medals in the Black Box competition and European and Asian Culinary Cup.
Mooroogun Coopen is constantly looking to improve and enrich his skills. Italy, Singapore, Russia and Australia are only some of the countries he has travelled to, gathering experience and inspiration. As a member of the "Disciples d'Escoffier" (an international association for the evolution of fine cuisine) and "Les Toques Blanches" (a professional international organisation for Executive Chefs), he endeavours to present consistent quality and innovative ideas in his cuisine.
As Chef Coopen puts it, his love for food and "culinary art" has inspired his cooking. As Executive Chef, he now looks forward to "passing on his culinary knowledge to the next generation of chefs".