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News & headlines at Kempinski Budapest

16 Nov 2022

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest appointed Ádám Lévay as Executive Chef

Budapest, 16 November 2022Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is delighted to announce the appointment of Ádám Lévay as Executive Chef.

Mastering his profession, stewardship and management at several iconic hotels around the world, Ádám brings a powerful combination of craft and insight to Kempinski Corvinus.

From apprentice to Commis Chef, he started his career at the former Atrium Hyatt in Budapest, and continued his professional journey on international cruise ships. In 2004, he joined Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace as Sous Chef, and advanced to Executive Sous Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Baku. Between 2013 and 2020, he worked in various Four Seasons hotels as Executive Chef, including Sharm El Sheikh, Baltimore, Kuwait and Alexandria. In 2021, he returned to Hungary as Executive Chef at Intercontinental Hotel Budapest.

Ádám’s sharp focus on the composite aspects of the food-and-beverage area encompasses all aspects, from kitchen management to the ultimate culinary customer experience. This aligns optimally with Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest’s commitment to seamlessly executed, high-quality and market-first gastronomic initiatives.

“My passion comes from using healthy and fresh ingredients in a way that is the most appropriate in their combination and interaction, to achieve pure perfection.”

Ádám is married with a 13-year-old daughter, is fluent in English and enjoys cooking and swimming in his off time. 

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About Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest:

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest defines contemporary luxury in its outfitting, as well as service, in the heart of Budapest. Boldly modern, and recently redesigned and renovated, it offers 315 splendid rooms and 38 chic suites. A signature concept, Gastronomic Quarter Downtown Budapest includes Hungarian-Viennese ÉS Bisztró, ÉS Deli, New Japanese Nobu Restaurant, The Living Room and Blue Fox The Bar. Kempinski The Spa features a unique hungarymud treatment, and Kempinski Gallery shows modern Hungarian art. Ten Rooms is the hotel’s MICE solutions delivered on a full floor of state-of-the-art and flexible spaces, while The Kitchen Caters provides full-service catering management at or outside Kempinski Corvinus.


About Kempinski:

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. Today the Kempinski Group operates 80 hotels and residences in 34 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five-star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.


Media contacts:

Ildikó Dudás • Public Relations Director

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest
Erzsébet tér 7-8. • 1051 Budapest • Hungary

T +36 1 429 3578 • M +36 20 474 5018 • [email protected]