Four Seasons Hotel Doha Announces New Executive Chef Ahmad Sleiman
Four Seasons Hotel Doha welcomes Ahmad Sleiman as the hotel’s new Executive Chef. In his role, Sleiman will oversee the hotel’s nine restaurant and lounge outlets, along with catering and banquet operations.
Rami Sayess, Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Doha, said:
We are delighted to welcome Chef Ahmad to Doha and lead the hotel culinary team. Chef Ahmad’s extensive tenure with Four Seasons, innovative approach, and creative vision makes him the perfect addition to our remarkable and highly regarded culinary team here at Four Seasons Hotel Doha to elevate the already exquisite gastronomic experience for our discerning guests.’
Chef Ahmad stated:
I’m extremely excited to return to Doha and to the amazing property, where so many incredible F&B initiatives are taking place, including the newly opened of Elements Restaurant and Lounge.’
No stranger to Four Seasons or the role of executive chef, Ahmad has spent the past 25 years honing his culinary skills around the globe at various Four Seasons outposts, including Hawaii, California, Doha and most recently Riyadh. Chef Ahmad re-joins Four Seasons Hotel Doha, for the second time after his last assignment at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh as Executive Chef for the last 6 years, where he was responsible of all the Food and Beverage renovation for all 4 restaurants and lounges – Rosso, the Grill, Elements Riyadh and Lobby Lounge. In addition to implementing a new restaurant concept for Elements and Rosso, which were all awarded as best restaurants in the Kingdom – The Grill and Rosso from Saudi Excellence for Tourism Awards and Elements acquired Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor, Chef also successfully oversaw the hotel’s expansive Banquet & Catering operation that included up to 2,400guests. .
Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, Ahmad not only has an impressive culinary palette, but also an ear for languages. In addition to his native Arabic, he speaks English, Spanish, French, and German. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University in the United States, with a degree in Industrial Engineering. Shortly after graduation, Ahmad pursued his true passion of culinary arts and joined Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts through the Sous Chef Training program, held at Four Seasons Hotel Newport Beach in California.
Chef Ahmad loves to be in contact with different nationalities, which makes Doha the perfect place. Along with his passion for culinary arts, his hobbies include volleyball and reading.
Discover Four Seasons Hotel Doha’s new dining destination and embark on a culinary journey with Chef Ahmad. For more information, please contact 4494 8600 or [email protected]