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Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha welcomes new Executive Chef

Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha welcomes new Executive Chef

Chef Mike Scheumann to excite Doha's dining scene

Doha, 17 February 2013: Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha proudly welcomes Chef Mike Scheumann as its new Executive Chef, in charge of the culinary operations of the iconic Kempinski property in Qatar. Chef Mike Scheumann, German born and trained, joins Kempinski as the culinary leader of Aroma, The Lounge and Gourmet House and is ready to develop new exciting projects for the property in the coming months.

Mike Scheumann has travelled all over the world perfecting his love of fusion cuisine in exotic destinations such as Bermuda, Egypt, Maldives, New Zealand, Dubai and Australia and is now returning for the second time in his career to Qatar. Being the Executive Chef of Doha Golf Club gave him the chance to excel and the honour to be appointed as the private Chef of His Highness The Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at the Torch Lighting Ceremony of the 15th Asian Games. Chef Mike is not new to Kempinski Hotels, he was the Executive Sous Chef of Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, in charge of award-winning outlets. Some of the most remarkable highlights of his career included creating elaborate menus for Michael Jordan, Tina Turner, Michael Douglas and the Crown Prince of Thailand.

Wissam Suleiman, General Manager of Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha said: “Chef Mike Scheumann is bringing new ideas and a great passion for food and fresh produce to our property. I am positive that his kitchen innovations and his high level of commitment to the culinary art will continue to deliver the award-winning dining experience that Aroma is well-known for.”

Being the new Executive Chef of Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha, Chef Mike will totally shake the dining scene of Doha with his new menu in Aroma. His passion for fusion cuisine and the excellent presentation of his dishes can only promise irresistible flavours and fresh, healthy and innovative dining.

About Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha:

The contemporary-design building with stylish interiors exudes an air of understated elegance and serenity. Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha is an ideal luxury home for relocating executives and their families seeking a hassle-free lifestyle with all the trimmings, as well as offering short stay option. The 370 spacious suites and villas, with one to six-bedroom configurations, can comfortably accommodate guests travelling on their own, as well as couples and large families seeking a tranquil and private ambience. Enjoy impeccable service, state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning dining options, indoor swimming pools, a fully-equipped gym and the famous Kempinski Playroom.

About Kempinski Hotels:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.

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Issued by:

Nikolaos Foskolos • Marketing Communications Manager

Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha

P.O Box 32129 • West Bay • Doha • Qatar

Tel +974 4405 3366 • Fax +974 4405 3334 • Mobile +974 5542 0828

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