Shibu John of Citymax Hotels, Al Barsha bags Chef of the Year Title at 2018 Hotelier Express Awards

Citymax Hotels is delighted to congratulate Shibu John, Executive Chef at Citymax Hotels Al Barsha after he was named Chef of the Year at the 2018 Hotelier Express Awards.

Mr. John – who works as executive chef at Citymax Al Barsha Hotel – was honoured at Grosvenor House, Dubai on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. He received the accolade thanks to an innovative approach to F&B promotions at the hotel, which has included the development of a dedicated menu for chicken wings, as well as separate promotions on items such as Indian cuisine and burgers.

Mr. John has achieved other impressive feats at the mid-market property, such as increasing profit margins without lowering the quality of products, as well as boosting footfall for the hotel.

Commenting after winning the Chef of the Year award, Mr. John said, “I am extremely happy and grateful to have received such a prestigious honour. I love my job, and am overjoyed to know that our customers at Citymax Al Barsha Hotel are receiving the very best service and value possible. No doubt we will continue finding creative ways to delight our visitors, and hopefully we can repeat this same achievement next year.”

Shibu Baby, General Manager, Citymax Hotel Al Barsha said, “Shibu John is an incredibly popular member of the team at Citymax Hotel Al Barsha, where he is known for both his friendly demeanor and clever ideas to ensure our F&B products are always improving and evolving. We are very proud of him for winning Chef of the Year at the 2018 Hotelier Express Awards, and would like to extend our hearty congratulations to him.”

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