Jumeirah Creekside Hotel welcomes Ansgar Werneke as the new Executive Chef


Jumeirah Creekside Hotel welcomes Ansgar Werneke as the new Executive Chef

Dubai, 19 November 2014:  Jumeirah Creekside Hotel has appointed Ansgar Werneke as the new Executive Chef.

Originally from Germany, Chef Ansgar has over twenty two years’ of culinary experience and joins from Jumeirah Beach Hotel where he worked for five years. During his time there he was responsible for the culinary operations in both the restaurant and banquet divisions.
Chef Werneke has held a number of roles at Jumeirah including Sous Chef and Chef de Cuisine before advancing to the position of Executive Sous Chef in 2009.

Throughout his career, Chef Werneke has worked at renowned  hotels and restaurants, including Château de Gilly and Château d’Esclimont in France, Le pond de Brent in Switzerland, Marriott Hotel and Le Gavroche in England, Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai.

In his new role, Ansgar will oversee and manage the culinary aspect of the various outlets within the hotel, ensuring the consistent service of high quality dishes. 

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel offers a selection of dining options including Blue Flame, an elegant steakhouse and seafood restaurant, Nomad for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the rooftop Cu-ba which offers incredible city views and a Latin inspired menu, Crimson Gallery, a tranquil setting for afternoon tea or an informal get-together and Plumeria, the healthy café.


Notes to Editors:

About Jumeirah Creekside Hotel:

Jumeirah Creekside is a luxurious hotel located at the heart of Dubai and overlooking the Dubai Creek, just minutes away of the airport. The Hotel houses a specially commissioned art collection, resulting in a modern and dynamic destination, yet inspired by tradition. Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel boasts 292 spacious rooms and suites, The Aviation Club, one of the city’s most popular health club, the award-winning Akaru Spa and a collection of five diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.

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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mallorca (Spain) and Rome in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VENU; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia and the UAE.

For further information please contact:
Alba Oliveras
Assistant Communications Manager
P.O. Box 78377, Dubai, UAE
Email: alba.oliveras@jumeirah.com
Tel. No: + 971 4 230 8519
Fax Number: + 971 4 230 8556
Mobile No: + 971 55 500 8704


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