Kock comes to la Cabana from the Westin Aruba Resort having spent 10 years in its Food & Beverage department, where incidentally he met Najjar, when Najjar served as F&B Director for that property, a few years ago.
Kock reports he started at the Westin in the Beverage Departments and when he left was in charge of the resortâ€™s restaurants in most service and food aspects.
An F&B veteran having started as a 14-year old at the Esso Club, in St Nicolas, as a pot washer while still going to school, Kock is a
Kock explains he will be looking to revamp the restaurants, deliver higher quality and better value while improving all aspects of the operations.
As a father of two, a girl, 12, and a boy, 5, Kock also know all about kids and will make sure the resort is all set up to receive families on vacation.