April 29, 2011 - Switzerland’s Victoria-Jungfrau Collection announces the appointment of three new executives, with a new General Manager and Chef de Cuisine at Palace Luzern in Luzern, and a new Chef de Cuisine at Victoria Grand Hotel & Spa in Interlaken.
Swiss-born Markus Iseli as General Manager on June 1. Bringing with him
years of experience in the hospitality industry, Patrick will oversee
operations for the century-old, Palace Luzern. Prior to joining
Victoria-Jungfrau Collection hotel in Luzern, Iseli held positions at
top luxury hotels around the world, including the InterContinental in
the Four Seasons in the Seychelles and most recently at Shangri-La
Resort in Kuala Lumpur.
Additionally, the hotel promotes Kerstin Rischmeyer to the
role of Chef de Cuisine at Palace Luzern’s classic yet contemporary
, where she has served as
Sous Chef since 2009. At Jasper, which has a Gault-Millau rating
of 16, Kerstin uses local ingredients to create
dishes such as sautéed sea bass, spring chicken breast and
roasted saddle of
lamb. She established her career in 1989 and worked as Chef de Partie
multiple hotels in Switzerland and Germany, including Hotel
located at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn mountain, Hotel
Chesa in the
village of Champfèr, and Hotel Giardino in the southern tip of
Sister hotel, Victoria-Jungfrau
Grand Hotel & Spa in Interlaken, promotes Patrick Walther to
Cuisine at the Jungfrau
In this role Patrick will be responsible for the creation of the
contemporary Swiss menu, currently featuring dishes such as
with wild mushrooms, organic trout from Lake Blausee poached in
broth, and Lucerne cheese soup with fried ravioli. Patrick launched his
career during an apprenticeship at the Restaurant Gallerie in Bern and
risen through the ranks at multiple hotels in Zermatt, Switzerland.
joining Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Patrick served as head
aboard the luxury cruise ship, MS Deutschland.
The Victoria-Jungrfrau Collection comprises four Swiss
five-star hotels in some of the most stunning locations in Switzerland,
including Palace Luzern (Luzern), Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel &
(Interlaken), Eden Au Lac (Zurich) and Bellevue Palace (Bern).
For more information visit www.victoria-jungfrau-collection.ch.en.