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Woobar of W Bali - Seminyak

Norberto Palacios

Norberto Palacios

Director of Culinary
Norberto Palacios

Norberto Palacios

Director of Culinary

Buenos dias! Meet Argentinian-born Executive Chef, Norberto Valdez Palacios, who was first drawn to Bali by its sheer natural beauty but stayed to deliver his innovative vision of Balinese cuisine with an Argentinean twist. Norberto first joined the W family in 2019 at W Maldives. He studied at the Instituto Argentino de Gastronomia before earning his Culinary Art Degree - Professional Gastronomico from Ecole Le Notre Argentine. Lucky for us, Norberto's signature flair has found a new home at W Bali - Seminyak.

Villa Surya Andika

Villa Surya Andika

Liquid Manager
Villa Surya Andika

Villa Surya Andika

Liquid Manager

Growing up in a bartending family, Villa is a lifelong beverage mastermind with an encyclopedic knowledge of drinks. He has been a part of W Bali - Seminyak since the opening. From a bartender, growing to talent coach, over Head Mixologist, he quickly advanced to Liquid Manager for the whole hotel operations. Villa has received multiple awards for his skills, including Indonesian finalist in Top 5 Marriott Liquid Master in Bangkok and Winner East Indonesia for OPIHR Gin competition and final in Vietnam. When he's not overseeing beverage greatness, he is a lover of fine literature and finer wines.

Woobar Manager

Padmi Anita

Woobar Manager
Woobar Manager

Padmi Anita

Woobar Manager

With a big smile and a close eye for detail, Anita carries with her a decade of experience in the food and beverage industry. Anita joined W Bali - Seminyak after making her mark in some of the most prestigious hotels of Qatar, Macao, and Indonesia. A natural-born leader, Anita is able to maintain the high standards of daily operation at Woobar.