Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi has welcomed a new executive chef with the appointment of Reiner Lupfer. The German national will look after all food and beverage at the beachfront destination, bringing more than 25 years of experience to the role, and arrives from a spell as executive chef of Jumeirah Mina A'Salam in Dubai.
In his distinguished culinary career, Lupfer has worked as an executive chef at Waldorf Astoria, Shangri-La, and Mandarin Oriental hotels, as well as Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany earlier in his career.
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.
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15 January 2021 — With over 10 years' experience in the wellness and hospitality industry, Ben most recently worked as General Manager at the world's first high-end boxing and members club, BXR. Well-established within his sector, Ben boasts a number of esteemed properties attached to his name including The Lanesborough and De Vere Hotels, and now returns to The Carlton Tower after having formerly served at the hotel as Membership Sales and Marketing Manager, from 2013 to 2016.