The Kempinski Hotel Ajman has appointed Michael Kreiling as its new executive chef.
Chef Michael brings 26 years of international experience, having worked for five continuous years in the most prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany.
Known for his interest in fusion cuisine and creativity in the kitchen, chef Michael, a German-national, began his culinary journey in 1989. For the past two years he held the position of executive chef in the Hyatt Regency in Belgrade, and prior to that, he spent three years in London with a prestigious luxury restaurant that was awarded with 3AA Rosettes.
Chef Michael has also contributed to numerous culinary books, worked in the Relais & Chateaux Hotel where he cooked for many dignitaries and ministers and in 2007 was featured on a German culinary TV show.
Hotel manager Kai Schukowski said: “Michael’s remarkable international experience, skills and passion for innovation will only build on our team’s success and further encourage the development of the food and beverage department. We look forward to making changes and bringing a fresh vibe to all of our ten food and beverage outlets by changing the products in order to take our discerning guests to a new dimension of memorable culinary journeys.”
Chef Michael’s culinary team will work closely with the director of food and beverage, overseeing all culinary aspects of the property’s ten food and beverage outlets and private dining services and the hotel’s internal and external catering and banqueting operations.