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The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Appoints New Executive Chef Joseph Murphy

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi announced its latest appointment of Chef Joseph Murphy for the position of Executive Chef. Seasoned, British Chef Joseph, comes with almost 20 years of international experience as a chef in the luxury hospitality industry. Starting his career at the Sheraton Grand London, Park Lane in 2001.

Numerous roles both at home and abroad have ensured Chef Joseph Murphy is no stranger to working in some of the world’s most prestigious hotels. British National Joseph’s Murphy’s profile includes the Langham Hotel, also in London as well as a role at The Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, Australia. The hotel’s new head chef’s most recent postings have been in the Middle East for The St. Regis Hotels and Resorts as well as the Marriott brand.

Chef Joseph will be responsible across all culinary areas in The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, including the hotel’s six popular restaurants and bars as well as its large banqueting operation. A perfectionist who always gives 100 per cent at work, Joseph enjoys his job immensely. He finds it empowering to be able to share his knowledge and experience with his team.

As Joseph arrives to the United Arab Emirates for the first time he will continue to maintain and enhance the standard for luxury in the capital with exceptional, unique dining experiences The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is known for.

Celebrated as an iconic landmark at the vivacious skyscraper Nation Towers, the hotel is regarded as Abu Dhabi’s finest urban resort with service beyond expectation for all guests. The culinary experience is at the heart of every hotel and Chef Joseph is excited to make his mark in the city.

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi General Manager Moustafa Sakr shares: “It is a great pleasure to welcome Chef Joseph to the team. Joseph join’s us at a key time. We are now in the 6th year of operations and the hotel is investing in enhancing our Food & Beverage offerings. Culinary innovation in this area has always been fundamental for our hotel and continues to be as we focus to deliver new projects to the city such as the re-opening of Asia de Cuba in the coming months. Chef Joseph’s expertise will be a key component of driving this and we are confident that his expertise will continue to drive the success we have achieved in Abu Dhabi’s competitive hospitality market.”

In his new role, Executive Chef Joseph will provide flair and finesse as well as leadership for the team of 70 chefs across the hotel as they continue to deliver the finest culinary offering in the city.

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