Our Team

The entire folly team is passionate about ensuring that guests have the best possible time – food, drink, views and all.

Bojan Cirjanic

Executive Chef

Bringing a wealth of experience, Cirjanic has worked in the UAE since 2013 and has previously worked at Table 9 by Nick and Scott before becoming part of the opening team at folly where he stayed from 2016 to 2020. Re-joining as Executive Chef, Cirjanic currently heads the kitchen brigade and will build on the success folly has enjoyed as a major part of Dubai’s culinary scene.

Mario Scanniello

General Manager

With 18 years of experience in hospitality and deep understanding of service and operations, Mario has previously headed up Scarpetta Mercato, an Italian fine dining concept imported from New York, and prior to that headed up popular Italian restaurant Il Faro, part of Nakheel Hospitality. Mario held several positions at a range of luxury hotel brands including The Westin, Jumeirah and Grand Melia.

Alexander Wolańczyk

Bar Manager

Starting off as a bartender in Belgium then moving on to Poland, Alexander comes with a wealth of experience across various bars around the world including 11 restaurants under the MSHG group in Krakow, and the Raffles Hotel in Warsaw. Just before joining the folly team, Alexander was heading the Jubilee rooftop bar which was located in the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai.


Unit 27, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

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