Millennium Resort Mussanah announces new Executive Chef
Millennium Resort Mussanah announces new Executive Chef
Chef Matthew Fryar takes the helm as Executive Chef at the Millennium Resort Musannah, bringing a wealth of culinary arts experience to the job with a collective 18 years of experience from around the world. Former Executive Chef Reiner departs the Millennium Resort Mussanah to join Grand Millennium Muscat.
Although Chef Fryar started his culinary journey in a multi award winning Swiss restaurant in Adelaide it was in Melbourne that he was given the opportunity to take his classical European training and blend it with Australia’s multi-cultural cuisines from Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Turkey and the Middle East. On returning to Adelaide he was credited for mentoring the team at Regatta Bistro to win ‘Modern Australian Cuisine’ for South Australia at the Restaurant and Catering Awards in the year 2007. Chef Fryar has broadened his horizons, working and living outside of Australia mainly in the Gulf region; including Qatar National Convention Centre, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, InterContinental Hotels Group in Abu Dhabi and at the Atlantis The Palm in Dubai.
"We are constantly looking for opportunities to bring our guests the best in the industry and we are confident Chef Fryar will lead our very talented kitchen staff to even greater heights," said Maurice de Rooij, General Manager of the Millennium Resort Mussanah. "He has tremendous experience, an impressive resume and possesses excellent leadership and management skills and we look forward to greater innovation and luxury in menus.”
Chef Matthew Fryar said, "The opportunity to continue my career in a beautiful country such as Oman is very special, I'm looking forward to making a difference and further enhancing Millennium Resort Mussanah’s reputation for culinary delights. For the past few years the resort has been sourcing fresh local produce from eight different farms in the Al Batinah region and I am thrilled to be working with good quality local ingredients. I especially look forward to leading the private a la carte dining in Al Bahar and the pool side Azure restaurant.”
Millennium Resort Mussanah, is a world class leisure destination that features five swimming pools including a ladies only private pool, an 18-hole mini-golf course, tennis courts, beach football and volleyball courts, and a secure play facility on site. The new Zayna Spa offers treatments from around the world in support of a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle, while the Health & Fitness Club offers the best in wellness facilities. The 54-berth private marina, managed by Oman Sail, provides sailing, snorkelling, dolphin watching, diving, PADI dive courses and yacht charter options as well as customised holiday packages and excursions.
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About Millennium Resort Mussanah, Oman
Developed by Omran, the leading tourism-related investment‚ development and Management Company in Oman, Millennium Resort Mussanah hosted the 2ndAsian Beach Games in December 2010, FIFA Asian Beach Soccer World Cup Qualifiers 2011, the inaugural TEDx Muscat IT conference 2011 and the Brand Oman Youth Summit Conference 2011.
With 234 spacious, well-appointed rooms and suites, 74 fully furnished studios, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments with kitchens, 4 restaurants, 5 swimming pools including a shaded ladies only pool and Jacuzzi and a kids splash pool, 54 berth marina, outdoor Fitness Park with Fitness Track, 18-hole mini golf and 2 floodlit tennis courts, luxurious spa and wellness center plus a beach front location, the Millennium Resort Mussanah is the perfect getaway for families, couples, groups and sports enthusiasts.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels - Middle East & Africa
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has established a strong and visible presence across the Middle East region where it now manages a growing number of hotels, resorts and serviced apartments catering to both the GCC and global markets.
From a single property in Abu Dhabi, the Group has expanded into neighbouring countries and is now recognised as one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa.
The regional expansion extends to Dubai, Sharjah, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan and Iraq with the Group currently operating 17 hotels and expecting to open more than 10 properties within the next 18 months, including a new market entry into Saudi Arabia.
Each property in the region is unique, catering to the varying tastes and needs of the international business and leisure traveller but with a consistent promise to provide a first class service and a rewarding experience for guests. Millennium & Copthorne Hotels is committed to differentiating itself by embracing the true spirit of diverse traditions, with a sincere respect to historical heritage and local culture.
Operating in key strategic locations, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels provide the opportunity to welcome all travellers alike, while leveraging on the popularity from existing tourist destinations, travel hubs and the international commerce centres within the region. Each hotel has an excellent range of dining and leisure facilities and provides guests with convenient access to tourist attractions and business venues. The Middle East hotels set the highest standards with a dedication to comfort, technology and often taking inspiration from the local environment, to ensure a memorable experience for guests.
Today the Group has a depth of resources and its reputation for proven growth clearly differentiates the regional operations. With the motto “You are the centre of our world”, Millennium & Copthorne is committed to a customer-centric philosophy and complete guest satisfaction.