Al Raha Beach Hotel, a 5-star beachfront resort located in the capital of the UAE, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chef Sinju Varghese as the New Executive Chef. The 15 year veteran chef will ensure the smooth functioning of the various culinary activities scheduled at the hotel, introduce new techniques to attract customers; promote the hotel and increase its profitability while identifying and quickly resolving the issues that arise in the kitchen.
In his new capacity, Chef Varghese will showcase his extensive knowledge of the industry and will be abiding by his 5 principles of adhering to quality standards, incorporate guest friendly menus, serve authentic food, establish a meaningful connection with the guest to receive honest feedback and respect the criticism received to fine-tune the delivery of services.
Prior to joining Al Raha Beach Hotel, Chef Sinju Varghese has been associated with various international brands & some unique luxury properties such as Emirates Palace, Westin Golf Resort and Spa, Fairmont hotels & resorts, One & Only Royal mirage, Taj & Intercontinental. He has worked with some of the best Michelin star chefs in the world such as Mauro Colagreco, Heinz Winkler, and Ryan Clift & Massimo Bottura.
During his career, he has received various awards and accolades such as Chef of the Year 2014, Young Chef of the Year 2013 & Best Restaurant awards.
Kamel Zayati, General Manager, Al Raha Beach Hotel said, “We are pleased to welcome the veteran chef to Danat Hotels and Resorts family. Due to his passion, hard work and determination he has consistently moved forward in his career chart and we wish him good luck for his stint with our hotel. We are looking forward to introduce some unique culinary experiences under his leadership.”
Commenting on his appointment, Chef Sinju Varghese mentioned, “Danat Hotels had always been on my radar and I am grateful for this opportunity in my career growth. The team is superb and the atmosphere in the kitchen is amazing. Stay tuned to know more about the initiatives we will be launching to take the outlets to greater culinary heights.”
About Al Raha Beach Hotel:
Al Raha Beach Hotel is managed by Danat Hotels & Resorts, a division of National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels. Situated along the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the five-star beach hotel is a rare pearl of hospitality in the Emirate where style and elegance are combined with luxury and a touch of Arabia. Enjoy award winning cuisine and unique dining experience and serene lush green views with detailed personalized service at the beach hotel. With its 278 well appointed rooms, suites and villas, the hotel represents the charm of contemporary Arabic décor perfectly blended with the traditional warmth of Arabian hospitality. With its near proximity to International airport and easy access to the city, it is an ideal location for both leisure and business travelers, offering effortless access to the best of Abu Dhabi has to offer.