Crowne Plaza Dubai Appoints New Executive Chef

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Christophe Prud'Homme as Executive Head Chef

Crowne Plaza Dubai Appoints New Executive Chef

Crowne Plaza Dubai is delighted to announce the appointment of Christophe Prud'Homme as Executive Head Chef of the landmark property on Sheikh Zayed Road.

The French-born chef arrived in Dubai in 2007 with the assignment of leading the culinary department of Al Bustan Rotana. He was then promoted to the position of Area Culinary Director for all seven Roda properties in Dubai.

In his new role at Crowne Plaza Dubai, Chef Prud'Homme is responsible for the operational and strategic development of eleven different restaurants and cafes, including meat lovers favourite Chamas Churrascaria, Al Tannour, offering traditional Lebanese cuisine, and Sakura Japanese restaurant.

Commenting on the appointment, Mrad ElKhoury, General Manager, said: “Christophe will help us in elevating the hotel’s food and beverage portfolio and ensure that the culinary team positions our diverse restaurants and bars as leading dining spots in Dubai.”

Chef Prud'Homme has 30 years of hospitality industry experience. His culinary career was refined as a head pastry chef at the three-Michelin-starred Le Pre Catalan Lenôtre in Paris, and he has since worked at five-star and luxury hotels around the world, including The Dorchester and the Four Seasons in London.

 

About Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road 

The Crowne Plaza is one of Dubai’s most conveniently located hotels on Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite the Dubai World Trade Centre and a short trip on the Metro from the Burj Khalifa.  With 568 spacious guest rooms featuring the unique Sleep Advantage system with luxurious ultra-soft bedding and relaxing aromatherapy, and 12 on-site restaurants and bars including the UAE’s first wagamama and Trader Vic’s, guests can look forward to fabulous food and a great night’s sleep.  Business travellers can take advantage of state-of-the-art business facilities, including 15 meeting spaces and a 1,800-capacity ballroom, plus printing services and free wi-fi. Shoppers will enjoy the complimentary shuttle service to Dubai Mall, and can relax and unwind afterwards with a dip in the outdoor pool or a soothing massage in the spa.