Chef Talk

12283 03 Nov 2021

Mandarin Oriental, Doha to Host Acclaimed Chef Wolfgang Becker for World Class Chef

A culinary collaboration to create a dinner menu featuring Cantonese dishes with modern haute cuisine, from 2 to 7 November 2021.

Dubai, 03 November 2021 Mandarin Oriental, Doha is set to welcome two Michelin star Chef Wolfgang Becker of Becker's Restaurant to Liang Restaurant for a culinary collaboration with Chinese Executive Chef Lam to create a dinner menu featuring Cantonese dishes with modern haute cuisine, from 2 to 7 November 2021.

Qatar Tourism, in collaboration with Qatar Airways, Qatar Aircraft Catering company (QACC) and Kings of Kitchen, present the "World Class Chefs" initiative. The two-year long initiative aims to host high-profile chefs from around the world, with the purpose of exploring investment opportunities by introducing the world's top culinary talent to the emerging hub of gastronomy in the Middle East.

Chef Wolfgang began his culinary career in 1989, the German-native worked as a chef at various Michelin-starred hotel restaurants across Germany such as at the restaurant of Imperial Hotel Bhlerhhe, the three Michelin star restaurant Schwarzwaldstube in 1994 with renowned Chef Harald Wohlfahrt known as one of the finest chefs in Europe. In 1995, he returned to work at his familys hotel, Beckers Hotel Restaurant, before inheriting the property which he transformed into an award-winning hotel and restaurant.

His eponymous gourmet restaurant, Beckers, has maintained two Michelin stars since 2009, where Chef Wolfgang is also the chef. With an impeccable eye for detail, Chef Wolfgang is well known for creating dishes that are always clear, authentic and honest with advanced cooking techniques that highlight the flavours of the fresh ingredients used. Achieving numerous accolades for his gastronomy, including a prestigious 18 points, with 20 being the highest by the French restaurant guide Gault Millau.

To create the most authentic Chinese restaurant, Mandarin Oriental, Doha partnered with Maxims Group who are known for leading the Chinese cuisine scene. Delegated by Maxims Caterers Ltd in Hong Kong, Executive Chef Lam of Liang Restaurant masterfully creates each recipe according to Maxim Groups standards of Chinese cuisine excellence.

Diners can experience Chef Wolfgangs signature dishes and Executive Chef Lams authentic
Cantonese specialities in a 7-course dinner menu at QAR 520 per person. Chef Wolfgang presents dishes like steamed hand-dived scallops with Alaskan king crab and seaweed and slow cooked Carabinero prawn with crustacean oil, chives served with various textures of cauliflower. Chef Lam presents line caught seabass fillet with wood fungus, bell peppers and red chilli and more culinary delights.

Limited availability and only from Tuesday 02 November to Sunday 07 November. Reservations are required, please call +974 4008 8888 or email modoh-reservations@mohg.com.

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About Mandarin Oriental, Doha

Mandarin Oriental, Doha is an intimate and stylish urban retreat located in the centre of Msheireb Downtown Doha, the new lifestyle and cultural heart of the city. The hotel blends chic and contemporary design with touches of Qatari heritage, bringing new levels of luxury to Qatar. Designed by the world-renowned David Collins Studio, the hotels 117 rooms, 41 suites and 91 serviced apartments blend an elegant, contemporary design with subtle elements of traditional Qatari heritage. Mandarin Oriental, Doha continues to exceed guest expectations with its legendary service excellence, which has been recognised and awarded with the honorary distinction of the Forbes Five-Star rating in 2020 and 2021.

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About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the worlds most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 35 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Groups oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

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