Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai has appointed Nikolaos Tsimidakis as its new executive chef. Hailing from Greece, Tsimidakis has over 25 years' of experience in the hospitality industry, with seven years' experience in Dubai.

His career has taken him around the globe with positions based in Europe, Oceania and the US, as well as a role with the Saudi royal family. He most recently held the positions of cluster executive sous chef at Intercontinental Dubai – Festival City and executive chef at Nola Social House.

In his new role, Tsimidakis will lead the hotel’s culinary brigades across six restaurants and bars, as well as in-room-dining and banqueting. He will ensure that menus remain relevant and creative while adapting to new techniques; all while maintaining the strong reputation Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai's restaurants hold in quality and taste.

“We are delighted to welcome Nikolaos to the hotel’s team. He has already brought a contagious energy and has brought new life into our hotel. He will be a great asset in continuing to build upon the well established reputation of the hotel and we look forward to everyone trying his new creations,” said general manager, Hakan Ozel. - TradeArabia News Service

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