Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah appoints new executive chef

Nicolas De Visch brings almost 30 years’ experience to the role
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Belgian national Nicolas De Visch has been appointed as the new executive chef at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.

Prior to his role at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, De Visch has held a number of senior positions at restaurants and hotels around the world including the St Regis Mauritius, the Intercontinental Fiji, the W Hotel Taipei, Taiwan and The Peninsula Manila, Philippines as executive chef.


De Visch was also part of the pre-opening team for Burj Al Arab’s famous seafood restaurant Al Mahara in 2000. It was positions such as these that provided De Visch with the experience needed to lead a culinary team at a five-star resort.

In his new role at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, De Visch will oversee all the food and beverage activity for the hotel including the award winning restaurants Lexington Grill and Umi, ensuring an efficient and profitable kitchen is operated as well as sourcing the finest ingredients and creating new and delicious dishes for guests to enjoy.

Speaking of his new appointment De Visch said: “I am delighted to be back in the UAE, heading up such a passionate team at such an iconic property. I look forward to building on an already solid foundation of amazing quality food and unrivalled service.”

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