Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai has announced the appointment of executive chef, Nikolaos Tsimidakis.
Hailing from Greece, Chef Tsimidakis has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has spent seven of the 25 years in Dubai. His career has taken him across the globe with positions based in Europe, Oceania, and the United States of America, as well as a role with the Saudi royal family. He most recently held the position of cluster executive sous chef at Intercontinental Dubai, Festival City and executive chef at Nola Social House.
In his role, Chef Tsimidakis will lead the hotel’s culinary brigades across six restaurants and bars, as well as in-room-dining and banqueting. He will ensure that the menus remain relevant and creative while adapting to new techniques, all while maintaining the strong reputation Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai’s restaurants hold in quality and taste.
“We are delighted to welcome Nikolaos to the hotel’s team. He has already brought a contagious energy and has brought new life into our hotel. He will be a great asset in continuing to build upon the well-established reputation of the hotel and we look forward to everyone trying his new creations,” said Hakan Ozel, general manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai