Posted on April 16, 2017

Shangri- La Hotel Doha, owned by Al Rayan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC), the international hospitality subsidiary of Al Faisal Holding Company, headed by His Excellency Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, proudly welcomes Chef Nana Supriatna (pictured) on-board as the new Head Pastry Chef.

Indonesian Chef Supriatna has extensive experience in the industry, having previously served as the Executive Pastry Chef for the iconic 5-star Grosvenor House, Dubai since 2005. Over 10 years at Grosvenor have provided Supriatna with invaluable experience, enabling him to develop his recipes and knowledge of the culinary scene. Supriatna’s efficiency in the kitchen stems from his major in Hotel Management from the Indonesian Tourism Academy, Jakarta, 1986-1990, his apprenticeship program at the Intercontinental Hotel, Jakarta, 1990-1991 and his scholarship at the National Hotel Insititute, Badung, Indonesia, where he majored in Food Commodities.

Chef Supriatna has an impressive range of culinary skills; he has expertise in Arabic and Asian sweets, pastry delicatessen, pastry gourmet, chocolate art and marzipan art, promising to infuse the Shangri-La dessert menu with unique flavours, international dishes and a cultural dressing. Alex Willats, General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel Doha said: ‘To have someone with such experience from one of the best hotels in Dubai join the team is incredibly exciting. Chef Nana Supriatna is sure to revitalize the Shangri-La dining experience with his innovative delicious ideas and devotion to pastry as an art.’

Nana Supriatna, Head Pastry Chef of Shangri-La Hotel Doha commented: ‘I am incredibly fortunate and delighted to be able to share my craft and expertise with Shangri-La Hotel Doha. I look forward to working with my new team to create a deliciously inspiring dining experience, bringing exciting new methods, dishes and flavours to the cuisine.