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Jumeirah Group introduces a 'Resort Wellbeing Chef'

Jumeirah Group introduces a 'Resort Wellbeing Chef'

Chef Gabi Kurz to cater for Madinat Jumeirah guests' well-being

Dubai , 04 October 2011: Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Chef Gabi (Gabriele) Kurz as the company’s first ‘Resort Wellbeing’ chef responsible for all healthy dining alternatives for guests at Madinat Jumeirah.

In her new role, she will develop ‘wellbeing’ menus that are both wholesome and nutritionally well-balanced for the resort’s signature restaurants, in‑room dining and Conference & Incentives events, as well as being responsible for the entire menu at Talise Spa.

Chef Gabi originally joined Madinat Jumeirah in 2007 as Chef de Cuisine and developed the concept for a fine-dining restaurant specialising in wellbeing. She has a Master Hotelier degree from Steigenberger College of Hotel Management in her home country of Germany, as well as a certificate for Diabetic and Obesity Consultation.  She conducts regular Educational and Nutritional Advisory classes and is the author of several celebrated vegetarian cookbooks, one of which was recently honoured with the ‘World Cookbook Award’ in Paris in 2011.

Chef Gabi will continue to offer her popular cooking classes and team-building activities which are open to hotel guests and Dubai residents to encourage healthy eating.

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About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany, Jumeirah Essex House in New York; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.

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For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Public Relations and Communications
PO Box 73137 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-05-644-5608
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

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