Waldorf Astoria

New Chef De Cuisine At Waldorf Astoria RAK

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Feb 2019

Hilton Hotels has announced the appointment of Matteo Dayem as chef de cuisine at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s poolside dining venue, Azure. Beginning his career in his home country, Italy in 2011, Dayem’s culinary journey first took him to Kurdistan in Iraq followed by Dubai, before he was appointed as chef de cusine at

Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar Is Coming To Ras Al Khaimah

by Mahak Mannan | 30 Jan 2019

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is set to launch an exclusive six month pop-up with Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar. The revered, stylish yet casual venue, famous for laid-back experiences will set up residency at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s beachfront. The pop-up lounge will accommodate 120 guests and offer views of the Arabian Sea, pool access,

Waldorf Astoria DIFC Set For Spring 2019 Opening

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Jan 2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a 275-room property is getting ready for its opening in Spring 2019. The first Waldorf Astoria city hotel to open in the UAE comprises of 201 guest rooms, 46 suites, and 28 residential apartments. Evoking the elegance of the early 1960’s New York era, Waldorf Astoria DIFC promises

Family Picnic brunch at Waldorf Astoria

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Mar 2018

Combining luxury with the concept of a  family picnic, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has launched a picnic brunch. Visitors can spend Friday afternoons on the beach, in the gardens or by the pool with an unlimited selection of traditional picnic-style food and beverages on offer. The venue boasts private woven cabanas for relaxing in

Waldorf RAK chef heads to US for global culinary competition

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Jul 2017

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s executive chef Rudolf Segers will travel to Beverly Hills in the US for the third annual Taste of Waldorf Astoria culinary competition. Drawing on the heritage of Waldorf Astoria as a culinary innovator, five James Beard Rising Star Semi-Finalists have been paired with five Waldorf Astoria Master Chefs around the

Chef focus: Eric Turgeon, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

by Crystal Chesters | 29 Jun 2017

Patrick Ryan catches up with Eric Turgeon, the chef making waves at Lexington Grill, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. The culinary landscape might be constantly evolving but hard work is still the key to success, according to Eric Turgeon, chef de cuisine at Lexington Grill, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. The Canadian native has travelled

‘Every reason’ to be bullish says Dubai GM

by Patrick Ryan | 27 Apr 2017

There is every reason to be bullish about the market in Dubai according to one of the city’s leading general managers. David Wilson, general manager of the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah was speaking to Hotel News Middle East, at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), when he said that a number of positive factors have led

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah appoints GM

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Mar 2017

Alan Stocker has been appointed as general manager of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. This will be Stocker’s third Waldorf Astoria property since joining Hilton in 2011, having previously managed an island resort in the Maldives and a city hotel in Beijing. Stocker said:”“My leadership style is founded on ensuring high service levels and brand

Second Waldorf Astoria to open in Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Apr 2016

Hilton Worldwide has inked a management agreement with Ward Holdings to open a Waldorf Astoria property in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Waldorf Astoria DIFC is expected to begin welcoming guests in Autumn 2017, and will mark the brand’s second hotel in Dubai. The hotel will join a portfolio of 25 Waldorf Astoria properties operating

Tech savvy security

by Dina Maaty | 07 Jun 2015

Dalibor Dimitrievski, head of security, Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah highlights how technology has revolutionised hotel security and the daily challenges hotels face keeping a property out of harm’s way. The advancements in technology have revolutionised security and safety over the course of the past ten years, in a really positive and exciting way.   There

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