Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre has appointed executive chef Ramon Salto Alvarez to oversee the operations of its 18 restaurants and 24 meeting and events facilities.
The Catalonian chef has worked in France, Spain, UK, USA, Kuwait, Qatar and India, including experience at several Michelin-starred restaurants.
These include the famous three-Michelin-starred elBulli restaurant in Catalonia where he worked alongside chef Ferran Adria.
Prior to this, chef Salto Alvarez worked with chef Jose Maria Arzak at the three-Michelin-starred Arzak restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain.
In his new role, the multi-lingual chef oversees more than 250 chefs and 70 stewards.