At the Leaders in Hospitality Awards held in Dubai, Vijay Anand, Executive Chef at Armani Hotel Dubai, won the prestigious ‘Hotel Chef of the Year’ award, bestowed on the most appreciated and talented chef in the GCC.
With 23 years’ international experience under his belt and an enduring enthusiasm for the industry, Chef Vijay Anand’s energetic, entrepreneurial and educational approach to culinary excellence played a major role in winning the recognition. Under his leadership, the hotel’s collection of signature restaurants has also been the recipient of numerous consumer and industry awards from TimeOut Dubai’s Best Italian Restaurant (Armani/Ristorante), Favourite Italian Restaurant (Armani/Ristorante), and Best Fine Dining Restaurant (Armani/Amal).
The Leaders in Hospitality Awards celebrate excellence and innovation, highlighting the people and places shaping the region’s hospitality landscape. The ‘Hotel Chef of the Year’ award is one of the biggest achievements, aiming to fete the top chefs in the region, lauding their talent, individuality and culinary flair.
Armani Hotel Dubai offers truly distinctive, personalised and connecting lifestyle experiences showcasing excellence through its sophisticated facilities, award-winning restaurants, and its unrivalled Armani/Spa.