Central Hotels promotes executive chef to head executive chef

Javaid Ahmed has 18 years' experience in the culinary industry

Javaid Ahmed
Javaid Ahmed

Hospitality group Central group has promoted its executive chef Javaid Ahmed to the role of the head executive chef

Ahmed will be responsible for culinary operations at Royal Central Hotel The Palm, Canal Central Hotel Business Bay and C Central Beach Hotel The Palm that is due to open in September 2019. 

Ahmed has been working with the Emirati hospitality brand since 2018 as the executive chef at Royal Central Hotel The Palm. He has 18 years’ experience across five-star hotels and fine dining restaurants.

Speaking about Ahmed’s promotion, Ammar Kanaan, group general manager for Central Hotels said: “We are delighted to promote Ahmed as the head executive chef for central hotels. In his new role, Chef Javaid will be responsible for planning, organising and managing the F&B operation across the three properties in order to meet the business requirements with efficiency and effectiveness.”

Ahmed’s expertise ranges from fine dining to casual dining, managing large scale banqueting, budgetary planning, customer relations, multi cuisine and carving knowledge, staff scheduling, stock taking procedures and inventories, purchasing, events management, costing and pricing products and service offerings.

Speaking about his new role Ahmed said: “I feel privileged to be part of Central Hotels success. My primary goal is to ensure that the kitchens run profitably for the company and that our guests are satisfied with the diverse offering.”

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