Between them they hold a total of seven Michelin stars through their restaurants…
Renowned for being the first 7-star hotel in the world, the iconic Burj Al Arab now has another string to add to its bow – seven Michelin stars, with the appointment of its three new chefs.
Joining the group’s current ten celebrity restaurants are Francky Semblat, Kim Jonie-Maurin and Kasper Kurdahl. Described as culinary experts, Francky and Kim are both graduates of Joel Robuchon’s acclaimed school of excellence, whilst Kasper has worked alongside distinguished culinary chefs such as Roger Souvereyns.
Chef Francky will be joining French restaurant, Al Muntaha, which has stunning sea views from the 27th floor. Sky View, with decadent afternoon tea and mouthwatering tapas, will welcome Chef Kim. Chef Kasper is to join the Al Mahara restaurant, famous for its floor-to ceiling aquarium and stunning seafood dishes.
Anthony Costa, Regional Vice President of Jumeirah Group and Managing Director of Burj al Arab, who appointed the three celebrity Chefs said, “I am thrilled to be welcoming Chefs Kasper, Francky and Kim to Burj Al Arab. Their experience at some of the world’s best restaurants coupled with their diverse backgrounds and entrepreneurial adventures will pave the path to a wonderful gastronomic journey.”
The announcement of the new chefs, follows the recent appointment of Michael Ellis as Chief Culinary Officer who was the former Managing Director of the Michelin Guide.
Other restaurants at the luxury hotel include Al Iwan, Bab al Yam, Culinary Flight at Burj Al Arab, Junsui, Sahn Eddar Golf on 27 and Scape Restaurant.