The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has appointed Andreas Schatzschneider as the hotel’s newest executive chef, and Emanuele Saracino as the executive pastry chef.
Joining the hotel with over 24 years of experience, Andreas will oversee a collection of 7 distinctive dining outlets, including the hotel’s Center Cut steakhouse, featuring the finest cuts of U.S. and Australian beef; the vibrant Café Belge, celebrating the grand style and elegance of 1920s Brussels; the contemporary Cake patisserie and café, devoted to celebrating the tradition of tea with fresh and decadent cakes, pastries and cookies; Cara, an elegant breakfast and lunch restaurant offering international flavours for every palate; the alfresco dining venue of Sunken Garden; Le Cirque Dubai’s exquisite French cuisine with a twist of Italian flair; and the Lobby Lounge & Terrace, inviting guests to sip cocktails beneath a heavenly tapestry of stars.
Andreas will also oversee in-room dining and the hotel’s banquets and catering operations, driving innovation to continue to create unparalleled culinary experiences for all guests.
Prior to joining the team at The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, Andreas led the culinary team at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Mexico as executive chef, overseeing two AAA Five-Diamond dining rooms, as well as 5 additional food and beverage outlets.
Emanuele brings a wealth of culinary inspiration to The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC. His creativity and impeccable attention to detail go hand in hand with the elegant ethos of the contemporary patisserie and café, promising an unparalleled dining experience with creative dessert displays and showcasing the latest trends in pastry-making and design.
With over 25 years of experience at world-renowned hotels, patisseries and confectionaries from across the world, Emanuele’s professional evolution includes numerous years as executive pastry chef at Castello Chiola Loreto Aprutino in Italy; the Etoile Academy in Tuscany; , as well as at the Chef Italiano Cafe & Bakery in Krasnoyask. – TradeArabia News Service
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