Atlantis, The Palm has appointed Sascha Triemer as the new vice president of food & beverage to lead new concept development, operations and innovation.
Previously vice president of culinary, Triemer will now oversee the entire food & beverage operation at the hotel, comprising 1,200 colleagues and 23 food and beverage outlets, including celebrity chef outposts Nobu, Ronda Locatelli and Bread Street Kitchen & Bar by Gordon Ramsay.
Sascha Triemer, vice president of F&B, Atlantis, The Palm commented: “Having been with Atlantis since opening, I’m thrilled to continue this amazing journey as the Vice President of F&B.
“We have opened some of the region’s top outlets with world class chefs and have won numerous industry awards and accolades for our unique cuisine and service. I’m looking forward to taking lead on future developments and innovations to push the F&B boundaries further, truly establishing Atlantis as the region’s ultimate F&B destination.”
A German national, Triemer brings more than 26 years of worldwide hospitality experience to the role, the past nine years of which have been spent in the F&B department of Atlantis.
He has overseen the implementation and opening of many new restaurants and concepts including Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Lebanese restaurant Ayamna, The Burger Joint, Asateer, Barracudas at Aquaventure Waterpark and Yuan, the resort’s Chinese Restaurant.
Triemer began his global culinary career working with several hotels across Europe including The Dorchester and Park Lane in London before taking the role of executive sous chef at Burj Al Arab, where he oversaw five restaurants and the main kitchen operation.
Between 2007 and 2008, Triemer served as the executive sous chef at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur before returning to Dubai in 2008 as executive chef for Atlantis, The Palm’s pre-opening.
Heiko Schreiner, senior vice president, resort operations said: “At Atlantis, The Palm we take great pride in the fact that we are recognised for our culinary excellence and talent. With an ever-growing competitive market space, we are continuously working hard to stay at the forefront of innovation and an elite guest experience and Triemer’s appointment and vast wealth of knowledge in this sector will help us further establish Atlantis as a world-class operator of food and beverage.”