Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi names new executive chef

Stefan Moerth brings with him 30 years of experience at Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe

Stefan Moerth
Stefan Moerth

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl has appointed Stefan Moerth as its new executive chef. He will oversee the entire culinary operations of the property.

Moerth brings with him 30 years of experience at Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe and in luxury hotels around the world.

After stints at Bangkok’s Mandarin Oriental and The Peninsula Bangkok, he served as the executive chef in several luxury Hyatt properties in Asia including Park Hyatt Saigon, Park Hyatt Tokyo and Grand Hyatt Seoul.

His most recent position was executive chef at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai.

“This is an exceptional opportunity to work in a new Grand Hyatt in the Middle East, with our goal to establish the hotel as a favorite dining destination in Abu Dhabi,” he said.

“I want to have authenticity, sustainability and freshness in everything we put on a plate to take into account the well-being and expectations of today’s savvy customers while adding a modern touch to provide the most interesting culinary experiences for them.”
Stefan Moerth will be in charge of all four F&B venues – Verso, Lexx, Sahha and Pearl Lounge – as well as the events’ culinary operations.

“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Stefan and who brings vast culinary expertise throughout his world travels,” said Grand Hyatt Hotel Abu Dhabi general manager Julien Gonzalvez.

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