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Jumeirah celebrates success at Caterer Middle East Awards 2014

Jumeirah celebrates success at Caterer Middle East Awards 2014

Dubai, 12 June 2014:  Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is delighted to have won six awards at the annual Caterer Middle East Awards 2014. 

Regarded as the most anticipated event in the regional Food and Beverage industry, the awards recognise the hard work, dedication and innovation of a variety of professionals, outlets and companies across the region. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the awards recognise the top outlets and top performers across 15 categories.

Christian Gradnitzer, Corporate Culinary Director, said: “We extremely proud to have won these awards which recognise the Jumeirah brand’s high standards and focus of exceeding our guests’ expectations. These awards reflect the consistent quality and high service delivered by our colleagues across our outlets each and every day.” 

Madinat Jumeirah’s Resort Pastry Chef Paul Hayward won Pastry Chef of the Year, Commis Chef Petronila Imbolokonye, Main Kitchen, Mina A'Salam, was Highly Commended in the Kitchen Hero of the Year category and Ian McEvoy, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, won Sommelier of the Year. The Ivy, located at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, scooped a number of awards including Nicola Robinson, Restaurant Manager, who was Highly Commended, Head Chef, Ben Tobitt, won Head Chef of the Year - Stand Alone Restaurant and Restaurant Team of the Year – Independent Outlet was also won by The Ivy.

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About Jumeirah Group:

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. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

For further information please contact: 
Jumeirah Group
Corporate Communications
Director of External Communications 
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com