InterContinental Doha appoints new exec chef

Emmanuel Pauliat will oversee seven F&B outlets including Prime steakhouse

Chef Emmanuel Pauliat, executive chef.
Chef Emmanuel Pauliat, executive chef.

InterContinental Doha the City has appointed Emmanuel Pauliat as the new executive chef, overseeing seven F&B outlets.

His portfolio of restaurants will include Prime Steakhouse, Hwang Pan Asian restaurant, The Square all-day dining and Strata restaurant and Lounge, the highest restaurant in Doha.

The hotel’s general manager Pascal Eggerstedt commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Chef Pauliat to InterContinental Doha The City.

“With his attention to quality and guest satisfaction as well as his extensive background in French and Middle Eastern cuisine, we look forward to his influence in taking our food and beverage offerings to new, innovative levels.”

Pauliat has more than 20 years of experience across eight countries and has worked at five-star hotels and around the world and a Michelin-star restaurant in France.

A French native, Pauliat’s career began in Les Eyzies France in 1991 at Auberge de la Terriere.

He continued his career in France at restsaurants including Relais & Châteaux and Michelin-star Auberge St-Laurent.

Since 2003, Pauliat has been with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) as executive chef at five-star hotels across the Middle East.

“I am delighted to be joining the team at InterContinental Doha The City,” said Pauliat.

“Already the hotel has an excellent reputation for dining and I’m excited to bring my creativity and passion for culinary arts in creating the concepts we have in store for the future.”

Open since 2012, InterContinental Doha The City is located in the heart of the city offering luxury accommodations with 349 guest rooms and suites as well as 176 resident apartments.

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