Industry Update
Appointment 7 March 2019

Guillaume Katola

Appointed Executive Chef
At InterContinental Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)

Guillaume Katola

Alain Ducasse and InterContinental Hong Kong's General Manager Claus Pedersen are pleased to announce the appointment of Guillaume Katola as the new Executive Chef at the hotel's 1-Michelin star Rech by Alain Ducasse.

Guillaume is originally from Santeuil which is a one hour's drive north of Paris in the historical county of Vexin. He has relocated to Hong Kong following two years as Executive Chef at The Grill at The Dorchester in London. Prior to that he worked for Ducasse Paris for over a decade at a wide variety of Ducasse restaurants in Paris, where he literally worked his way up the culinary ladder starting with the 1-Michelin star Jules Verne Restaurant at the top of the Eiffel Tower, where he worked for seven years. Guillaume also spent three years as Executive Chef at Salon Première Air France, the restaurant in Air France's First Class Lounge in Roissy, France operated by Alain Ducasse. His experience includes Alain Ducasse Ecole de Cuisine in Argenteuil, France and Ducasse's Benoit, Champeaux, Aux Lyonnais and Ore at Château de Versailles.

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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms. InterContinental Hotels Group owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 3,650 hotels and 543,775 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world.
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