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Shangri-La Hotel Dubai Appoints New Executive Chef

by Mahak Mannan | 04 Mar 2019

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

TIME Hotels appoints new executive chef

by Mahak Mannan | 03 Oct 2018

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, has enhanced its culinary offerings with the appointment of a new executive chef and the opening of two new F&B outlets, Pranzo and Mugs & Munch. Hailing from South Florida in the USA, chef Adam Schorr joins TIME Oak Hotel & Suites with over 20 years

Le Méridien Dubai makes new appointments

by Mahak Mannan | 20 May 2018

Carlo Javakhia will take over the role of executive assistant manager- food & beverage, bringing over 20 years of experience from Europe and the Middle East. “We have been successful for many years but with the evolving hospitality trends, now is the time to take it to the next level. The new team at Le

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay Welcomes New Executive Chef

by Mahak Mannan | 13 May 2018

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay has announced the appointment of Hyung Gyu Kim as the executive chef. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, the most recent being executive chef at W Hotel Doha, Hyung Gyu will now overlook all the culinary operations at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay. A seasoned chef Kim learned the ropes

Madinat Jumeirah Resort Appoints Eight New Chefs

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Apr 2018

Madinat Jumeirah, comprising of four hotels, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf and Jumeirah Al Naseem, has announced the appointment of seven new chefs who will be directed by new resort executive chef, Hans Lentz.   Before joining Madinat Jumeirah, chef Hans held the role of executive chef at the Hilton

UAE Chefs Crowned Champions at Young Chefs Hotel Challenge

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Mar 2018

Three chefs from Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre beat chefs from across the globe to emerge winners at the Young chefs Hotel Challenge in Italy last week.  After being shortlisted in Dubai in 2017, Jr sous chef Kamru Zzamon, first commis Mary Rose Perez and Jr sous commis Chaminda Roshan trained for months under

Danat Al Ain Resort appoints new Executive Chef

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Mar 2018

The five start resort has announced the appointment of Tarek Mouriess as their new executive chef.  The Egyptian Chef brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to his new role, which involves working under several hospitality brands like Hilton and Rotana. Mouriess is now responsible for leading the kitchen teams across all Danat Al

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa welcomes new Executive Chef

by Staff Writer | 25 Feb 2018

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa has appointed Clive Micallef as its new Executive Chef. Bringing almost two decades of international hospitality and restaurant experience ranging from Malta and United Kingdom to the United Arab Emirates, Chef Clive will be overseeing the culinary operations for the resort’s banquet, in-room dining services, outside catering and

New Executive Chef joins The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi

by Staff Writer | 08 Feb 2018

The five-star property has appointed a new Executive Chef and a new Chef De Cuisine for their fine-dining steakhouse. After working in Michelin-star restaurants in Paris and Normandy, Chef Olivier Belliard has been named as the Executive Chef overseeing all F&B outlets at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. Born in France, Chef

Towers Rotana appoints new executive chef

by Staff Writer | 06 Feb 2018

Dubai property Towers Rotana has made two new appointments with Cihan Kucukcavdar joining as the new executive chef. Previously at Hilton Hotel & Resorts, Chef Cihan has been part of the industry for 12 years with his experience spanning across Turkey and Europe.   In his new role, Chef Cihan is set to bring in









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