Aleph Doha Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton, a distinguished member of Hilton’s Curio Collection, is excited to announce the appointment of Antonio Garcia de Quiros Sanchez as the new Head Chef. Chef Antonio will oversee the culinary operations across the entire hotel, including the award-winning IKA South American Restaurant, Lavazza Café, the Waka Shisha Terrace, in-room dining, and all event catering.

Having begun his career in Mallorca, Spain, Chef Antonio has since climbed the culinary ladder across various global stages, including roles at Disney’s leading cruise line. His journey through diverse culinary settings has prepared him to elevate the dining experiences at Aleph Doha Residences to new heights.

Aleph Doha Residences Chef AntonioSince moving to Qatar in 2013, Chef Antonio has made significant contributions to the local culinary scene. His extensive experience includes roles at the Belgian Café, The Diplomatic Club and Alrabia Investment & Management, where he managed six diverse dining outlets: Rosemary, Ridge, Fromage, Kasap, Karak Mudeer, and catering. This varied experience has allowed Chef Antonio to showcase his versatility and commitment to culinary excellence, providing him with a profound understanding of local tastes and international culinary practices. He now brings this unique dining philosophy to the venues at Aleph Doha Residences.

Under his leadership, IKA South American will continue to celebrate the vibrant flavours of South America. His influence will also extend to enhancing the offerings at Lavazza Café, Waka Shisha Terrace, and the hotel’s extensive catering services. Chef Antonio’s commitment to sustainability and culinary excellence is poised to refine the culinary direction of the hotel, ensuring an unparalleled dining experience for both residents and visitors.

Chadi Kassem, Cluster General Manager; said: ‘Chef Antonio’s extensive background and innovative culinary approach align perfectly with the high standards we uphold at Aleph Doha Residences. We are enthusiastic about the new dimensions of flavour he is set to introduce across all our dining experiences.’

Chef Antonio is eager to introduce new concepts and menus across all dining platforms, promising to deliver an exceptional gastronomic experience that reflects both the luxury and the homely comfort that Aleph Doha Residences is known for.


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