Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 15 September 2020: Chef Jeremy Degras, a globally recognized figure in culinary arts, and former Head Chef at Marriott International’s Grosvenor House Luxury Collection’s Siddharta Lounge, has been appointed as the Executive Sous Chef at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach. Chef Degras will work with the hotels renowned Ladies and Gentlemen to explore new culinary styles, whilst remaining true to the high quality island-inspired cuisine comprising of locally sourced seafood and sophisticated signature dishes, that are synonymous with the resort.
Degras has previously held leading culinary positions in a number of renowned luxury hotels and restaurants globally including; Scape Lounge Restaurant & Terrace in the Burj Al Arab, Restaurant Le Quartier Gourmand, a Michelin star restaurant in Tournus, France and two Michelin star restaurant, Monte-Carlo-Bay Hotel in Monaco.
“We are delighted to welcome Chef Jeremy Degras to our team of Ladies and Gentlemen at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach. He will be leading a vibrant culinary team and working with them to enhance the property’s dining portfolio to create memorable dining experiences for our valued guests”, said Tracey Oliver, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach.
“It is a great honor for me to be part of the world renowned luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel brand. I look forward to working with the Ladies and Gentlemen to inject modern culinary styles and flavours into the dining experiences at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach and to contribute to the excellence we all are dedicated to.” said Chef Jeremy Degras.
Edging the azure water and pristine white-sand beach of the Arabian Gulf, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach offers seclusion and luxury in equal measure. Beachfront hotel villas feature personal pools, bespoke dining which highlights fresh seafood, wellness experiences that draw inspiration from the sea and local traditions, and sunset rituals that are an opportunity to reflect on a day filled with thrilling discoveries.
For further information, please visit the hotel website: https://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/uae/al-hamra-beach
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