Shannon Stickells joins Southern Sun Abu Dhabi as the new food & beverage director from Abu Dhabi National Hotels. Utilising over 20 years of specialist experience from leading hotels across globe including Australia, USA, Asia and international cruise ship, Stickells will be responsible for the operations of the hotel’s six F&B outlets including The Foundry
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
Fairmont Dubai has appointed Hazem Aouad as Director of Sales & Marketing.
Chef Emiliano Bernasconi has joined JAS Hospitality as the new Group Director of Culinary, heading up the teams at Qbara Restaurant, Lounge & Bar and Fümé Neighborhood Eateries as well as all future JAS Hospitality brands.
Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has promoted Gabriele D’Amore from assistant F&B manager to F&B manager. Starting his career as a waiter in his home country, Italy, where he advanced to more senior roles over a period of seven years, Gabriele moved abroad in 1999, where he spent the next 12 years gaining international