CHI Hospitality Group appoints new general manager
Nicholas Couvaras will oversee CHI outlets such as St Tropez Bistro
CHI Hospitality Group has appointed Nicholas Couvaras as its new general manager.
The South African national brings more than 15 years’ hospitality experience to his new role, having worked in his native South Africa, the Middle East, and Australasia.
In his new role, Nicholas will oversee the overall strategy of all CHI outlets, including the new launched St Tropez Bistro in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates. He will also be instrumental in developing the third SoHo Grill outlet in Dubai, which is due to open by the end of the year on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Commenting on his new role, Couvaras said: “I am proud and excited about my new appointment as general manager; CHI Hospitality has a number of successful outlets within their portfolio and some very exciting forthcoming projects. I look forward to being instrumental in the success of what is a thriving hospitality business here in the UAE.”
Prior to joining CHI Hospitality Group, Couvaras was the global head of marketing and innovation at FoodFund International, whose portfolio includes The Meat Company, Tribes, and Ribs and Rumps.
Couvaras is also a committee board member for the South African Business Council in the UAE, as well as Chief Marketing Officer Council MENA.