Industry Update
Appointment30 July 2021

Friedemann Heinrich

Appointed Executive Sous Chef
At The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, Qatar

Friedemann Heinrich

Friedemann Heinrich is the new executive sous chef at The Ritz-Carlton Doha.

The hotel is home to seven F&B outlets including STK Doha, B-Lounge Doha, Sel & Miel French Brasserie, Flamingos, The Lagoon, Habanos and a lobby lounge.

After completing his chef training in 2012, he worked at the Phoenicia Hotel Beirut, then to the InterContinental Amman as sous chef. Friedemann then took up a position at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts - Les Roches as a culinary instructor.

Staying there for three years, it wasn't until 2018 he returned to hospitality, working as a chef e cuisine at The St. Regis Amman, later promoted to executive sous chef.

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