Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has appointed Trevor Allan Macleod as Executive Chef.
Macleod will oversee the culinary operations across Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s nine restaurants and lounges, including Azure, Marjan and Lexington Grill.
Chef Trevor says: “To join the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah team as Executive Chef, is an absolute honour. I’m excited to get started and implement some exciting new concepts to this renowned culinary destination.”
The Canadian national takes on the position following senior culinary roles with other hospitality brands in the UAE, China, Philippines and Canada. He brings with him a wealth of creativity following over two decades of experience.
After leaving Ritz Carlton DIFC, Chef Trevor spent the next three years at Fairmont the Palm as Executive Chef. He led a team throughout his time there, and successfully oversaw their award-winning portfolio of twelve culinary venues, opening five of them during his tenure.
Most recently, he was the Executive Chef of the Mandarin Oriental in Guangzhou, China where he was responsible for managing the property’s five culinary venues including a Michelin Plate-awarded restaurant and a two-Michelin-Starred venue.
Chef Trevor’s specialty cuisine spans across many regions, as with every country he has worked in, he takes with him techniques and flavours he acquired while there and incorporates them into his dishes.