From the family:

The Rhodes family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of beloved husband, father and brother, Gary Rhodes OBE. Gary passed away last evening, Tuesday 26th November 2019, at the age of 59, with his beloved wife Jennie by his side. The family would like to thank everyone for their support and ask for privacy during this time.

From the hotel team:

The team at Grosvenor House Dubai and Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa are devastated to hear of the tragic passing of Chef Gary Rhodes OBE. Not only has the industry lost a true culinary legend, we have also lost an inspirational human being and a very dear friend. No words can express our sadness at Gary’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Rhodes family.

Caroline Teeling, Agent and co-partner in White Tomato Productions

"I have been working with Gary for well over a decade but he was always so much more than just a client. Gary was the most wonderful, talented, generous man as well as a true friend. I feel blessed to have had him in my life. Words cannot describe the shock and heartbreak we are all feeling at this time. My thoughts and prayers are with Jennie, Sam and George and the rest of Gary's family for their devastating loss."


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