Hilton Abu Dhabi Makes It Three In A Row At Gourmet Abu Dhabi

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February 28, 2013

ABU DHABI - Hilton Abu Dhabi pastry chef Praveen Kumar rose to the challenge at the UAE's premier culinary festival to be awarded the prestigious title of "Pastry Chef of the Year 2013".

Praveen impressed the judges at Gourmet Abu Dhabi, the specialist culinary event in the capital, to be voted number one in his sector. Praveen's win makes it three in a row for Hilton Abu Dhabi as this is the third consecutive year a member of the hotel's culinary team has been shortlisted in the programme.

"It is a great honour to receive such a prestigious award and to be part of the culinary experts of Abu Dhabi." said Praveen Kumar, pastry chef at Hilton Abu Dhabi.

Wolfgang Maier, general manager, adds: "I am very proud of Praveen and that his unique and modern pastry creations made his work stand out from a strong competitor line-up. This award is a true recognition for his passion and creativity."

The Gourmet Abu Dhabi awards recognize those individuals and restaurants that make a major contribution to the UAE capital's expanding hospitality sector.

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Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, Hilton Abu Dhabi is 25 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and few minutes from the centre of the capital. It offers 327 elegant rooms overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the skyline of Abu Dhabi or tranquil garden views, together with over 15 restaurants and bars that have marked the capital with award-winning dining options. The hotel facilities include a private beach club, water sports, three swimming pools, health club, spa and tennis courts. Meetings can be held in 14 function spaces, which can accommodate up to 2,000 guests and are supported by the fully equipped business centre. For more information, visit abudhabi.hilton.com or call +971 (0)2 6811900.


Corryanne Draper
Hilton Abu Dhabi

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