Executive Chef Danny Kattar
Executive Chef Danny Kattar joins InterContinental Abu Dhabi with the new dawn of 2012, anticipating a new twirl for the culinary experience at the capital's iconic hotel.
Chef Danny has over 16 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked in numerous hotels in various countries around the world before his arrival to the UAE. He joined InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in 2000, as part of the pre-opening team at InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut, he then moved to Malta, and later to Doha where he held the position of Executive Sous-Chef.
His first position as Executive Chef was in Kuwait, later at InterContinental Mzaar in Lebanon he earned the title Executive Chef of the Year at Levant's biggest cooking event Horeca, granting him to be one of their 6 international jurors in Horeca Salon Culinaire in 2008. The following year Chef Danny joined the pre-opening team at Crowne plaza and Staybridge Suites Yas Island prior to his final destination at InterContinental Abu Dhabi.
General manger Mr. Dieter O. Franke is pleased to welcome Chef Danny to the team and wishes him success in his new position: "we are fortunate to work with Chef Danny's whose attention to detail and commitment to deliver a great product and customer service have led to a great track record in his previous assignments with our sister properties."
In his new role he and his team will be responsible for all 6 restaurants at InterContinental Abu Dhabi with worldwide cuisines including Belgian, Brazilian, Thai, Italian and Japanese as well as all banquet events, weddings galas and the outside catering service for up to 2000 guests.