Swissotel Al Ghurair appoints executive chef

Akhilesh Singh has more than 18 years of experience in F&B operations in the UAE and India

Akhilesh Singh
Akhilesh Singh

Swissôtel Al Ghurair has appointed Akhilesh Singh as executive chef, and will oversee all culinary operations at the property.

Singh has more than 18 years of experience in F&B operations in the UAE and India, and has worked Italian chef Thomas Madelena, who has Michelin stars to his name, and chef Matia Berculi.

Prior to joining Swissôtel Al Ghurair, he worked with brands such as Jumeirah Beach Hotel and St. Regis Mumbai, where he oversaw operational processes of the entire kitchen.

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In line with Swissôtel’s brand values, Singh strives to use fresh, local ingredients and has committed to growing particular herbs in-house, adding to overall sustainability efforts.

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