Industry Update
Appointment 1 June 2015

Max Chin

Appointed General Manager
At Boathouse by Montara Hospitality Group in Phuket, Thailand

Max Chin Max joins the Montara family-owned hotel group from Mövenpick, Chiang Mai where he was Culinary Director for Mövenpick, Thailand for 3 years. During this period he also provided F&B support during the pre-opening phases of Mövenpick Hotels in China, Singapore and Philippines. Prior to his time with Mövenpick and for 6 years, Max was both Owner and Managing Chef of an award-winning restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With over 27 years of hospitality experience as both Executive Chef and F&B Director in various Asian countries including; Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, China and Thailand, Max is well positioned to take Boathouse to greater heights. His passion for excellence in both product and service along with his commitment to the development of his team are his strongest assets.

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Max Chin (Class of 1987) is a graduate of César Ritz Colleges Switzerland in Le Bouveret - Switzerland
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Montara Hospitality Group

Montara Hospitality Group was established by the Pattamasaevi family, led by reputable former financier Narong Pattamasaevi. Together with our team of experienced Hoteliers and Developers, Montara Hospitality aims to spread, throughout Asia the unique warmth and service-mindedness of the renowned Thai hospitality that has continuously captured the hearts of international guests and visitors from around the world for generations.
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