Danat Al Ain Resort Appoints New Executive Chef
Tarek Mouriess as the new Executive Chef
Well-seasoned Tarek Mouriess joins Danat Al Ain Resort
Egyptian culinary arts professional, Tarek Mouriess has joined five star luxury resort, Danat Al Ain ,as Executive Chef. The Egyptian Chef brings more than 25 years of culinary experience to his new role, which involves working under several big hospitality brands, namely Hilton and Rotana Groups.
Tarek is now responsible for leading the kitchen teams across all Danat Al Ain’s retaurants. Danat Al Ain Resort encompasses a brilliant range of restaurants and cuisines namely Arabesque (International), Tanjore (Indian), Luce (Italian) etc.
Born in Dokki in Egypt, Tarek found a passion for cooking through his grandmother who introduced him to the importance of garden-fresh, homely ingredients. He followed this passion having enrolled into Helwan University in Cairo, specializing in Hospitality and Catering.
Tarek who has been a world traveller owing to his career looks to infuse these global experiences into the kitchens at Danat Al Ain Resort.
“My love for simple, natural ingredients can be seen clearly in my menus. No matter how far you travel, quality is an unparalleled element of a good meal. When a guest visits any of Danat Al Ain’s restaurants it is not only to eat but for a complete dining experience. Food should taste natural and I look forward to maintaining this excellency across all our restaurants within the resort,” said Tarek Mouriess
Besides cooking, Tarek is passionate about training younger chefs to bring out their full potential.
About Danat Al Ain
Danat Al Ain Resort, managed by Danat Hotels & Resorts, a division of National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels is located in Al Ain, the famous ‘Garden City of the Gulf’, a haven of peace and tranquility. The resort is a 75-minute drive from Dubai and 90 minutes drive from Abu Dhabi but a short five-minute drive from Al Ain Centre. The 5-star property features 216 rooms and suites with balconies overlooking the lush green gardens or the Jebel Hafeet Mountain. The spacious suites are elegantly furnished with satellite TVs, high speed internet access, 24-hour in-room dining and mini bar. There are 22 Mediterranean style villas, ranging from one-bedroom apartments to 2-bedroom detached villas. Danat Al Ain Resort encompasses a choice of seven bars and restaurants ranging from contemporary to fresh and modern and Indian cuisines namely Arabesque, Tanjore, Luce, Tea Lounge, Oasis Café, Oasis Pool Bar and Shooters. For meetings and conferences, the ballroom can seat up to 1000 guests while the other meeting rooms can accommodate smaller groups. For complete well being, Danat Al Ain Resort has three swimming pools, two gymnasiums, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, squash and tennis courts, Spa and outdoor play area.