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84760 09 Dec 2018

Waldorf RAK Appoints New Executive Chef

Nicolas De Visch brings 28 years of experience.

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the iconic destination in the peaceful Northern Emirate, has announced the appointment of Nicolas De Visch to Executive Chef. The Belgium national has over 28 years of experience in some of the world’s finest kitchens from France, Scotland, Dubai and the Philippines to South Korea and Mauritius. Chef De Visch brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s award winning team.

Prior to his role at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Chef Nicolas De Visch has held a number of senior positions at restaurants and hotels around the world including the St Regis Mauritius, the Intercontinental Fiji, the W Hotel Taipei, Taiwan and The Peninsula Manila, Philippines as Executive Chef. Chef De Visch was also part of the pre-opening team for Burj Al Arab’s famous seafood restaurant Al Mahara in 2000, where he worked tirelessly with the team to open two successful outlets at the world renowned hotel within a year. It was positions such as these that provided Chef De Visch with the experience needed to lead a culinary team in delivering exceptional cuisine at a five-star resort.

In his new role at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Chef De Visch will oversee all the food and beverage activity for the hotel including the award winning restaurants Lexington Grill and Umi, ensuring an efficient and profitable kitchen is operated as well as sourcing the finest ingredients and creating new and delicious dishes for guests to enjoy.

Passionate about growth, Chef De Visch likes to think outside of the box and encourages his team to be creative and bold in their delivery – driving them through intensive and motivating training programmes to encourage them to be the best they can be.

Speaking of his new appointment Chef De Visch Said – “I am delighted to be back in the UAE, heading up such a passionate team at such an iconic property. I look forward to building on an already solid foundation of amazing quality food and unrivalled service”

Waldorf Ras Al Khaimah offers, please contact rasalkhaimah.info@waldorfastoria.com.

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About Hilton Honors

Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,400 properties with nearly 880,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. With nearly 78 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, and items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions; or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (hiltonhonors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, and race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com. Connect with Hilton Honors at newsroom.hilton.com/hiltonhonors.