Tamoka and Caña by Tamoka, Dubai’s leading beachfront dining destination in JBR Central, has announced the appointment of Mina Kokanovic as its new General Manager.
With extensive experience and a strong track record in the restaurant industry, Kokanovic brings a wealth of expertise to her new role.
Tamoka brings the vibrant culture and flavors of the Caribbean Antilles with al fresco dining, live music, daily rituals and a magnificent beach vibe. Tamoka’s sister, Caña, is a picturesque beach bar offering unique concoctions, DJ sets and laid-back Latin American tapas.
Since moving to Dubai in 2015, Kokanovic started her career at Zuma, where she held various positions and played a key role in supporting the restaurant’s private dining areas. She then took on the role of Assistant General Manager at Le Cirque, where she was responsible for the recruitment, training and positioning of the entire front-of-house team to launch the restaurant.
Kokanovic continues to build on her expertise as Cluster Food and Beverage Operations Manager for JA Resorts and most recently as General Manager of Shimmers at Jumeirah Mina A’Salam.
Mina Kokanovic said, “With the venue in such a great location and with such a compelling origin story concept, I am honored to lead the Tamokan Tribe.”
“Our aim is to bring the legendary rum stories of these venues to life through a variety of engaging future initiatives, further giving our loyal customers reasons to return and attracting new guests. We are currently preparing for the summer with many exciting Exciting post-summer events are in the pipeline and we can’t wait for our guests to experience and enjoy.” – trade arab news agency