Bord Eau, the French restaurant in the Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, has appointed Slim Ben Chahla as new chef de cuisine at Bord Eau.
Bringing more than 24 years of culinary experience to the restaurant, the chef will introduce 10 of his signature dishes to the menu. Introducing them one at a time over the coming weeks.
Born in Hautes-Alpes, France, Ben Chahla has worked at the helm of top kitchens around the world, supporting chefs at Michelin restaurants like Restaurant La Rotonde at the Casino Le Lyon Vert, Le Meurice with Yannick Alléno, George V and Restaurant des Rois at La Reserve de Beaulieu.
This was followed by an 11-year stint in Morocco, where he took on more leadership roles, working as a vital part of the launch team of hotels, restaurants and resorts, before returning to France for a gastronomic season at Courchevel.