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Raffles Dubai welcomes new executive pastry chef

DUBAI, July 30, 2017

Raffles Dubai has appointed Wolfgang Wagenleiter as executive pastry chef, overseeing the dessert and bakery operation at the landmark luxury hotel.

A consummate pastry expert with over 25 years of culinary experience, Wolfgang will be responsible for creative menu development as well as the exemplary execution of pastry across the hotel’s award-winning food and beverage outlets, banqueting and in-room dining.

Commenting on Wagenleiter’s appointment, Doxis Bekris, director of Food and Beverage and Culinary Operations at Raffles Dubai, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Chef Wolfgang to Raffles Dubai and we are confident that his drive for results, dynamic personality, technical skills and innovative ideas will advance our strategy and vision for culinary excellence.”

Having built his culinary career at number of leading five-star hotels around the world, Wagenleiter brings to the role many years of pastry expertise. He joins Raffles Dubai from The Meydan Hotel, where he was executive pastry chef from 2015, and prior to this he held roles at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Ritz Carlton Sharq Village & Spa and The Romanos & Westin Costa Navarino.

Wolfgang studied at the School of Pastry in Vienna and holds a Master Certificate for Food Service Management from Cornell University New York. An Austrian national, he is fluent in German, English and Russian. - TradeArabia News Service

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