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Jens Heier Appointed Executive Chef of
Amari Orchid Pattaya, Thailand

February 25, 2010 - Mr. David Cumming, General Manager of Amari Orchid Pattaya, has announced the appointment of Mr. Jens Heier as Executive Chef of Amari Orchid Pattaya.

A German national, Mr. Heier joined the resort on 15 February 2010 from St. Regis Hotel Shanghai, where he held the position of Executive Chef which he has successfully been involved in the set up and implementation of the standards and policies for the Culinary Division.

Mr. Heier started his career in hospitality industry back in Germany, following which he relocated and gained valuable experience in Italy, Switzerland, Korea, Vietnam and China. Prior to joining Amari Orchid Pattaya, Mr. Heier has worked in several five-star hotel groups such as Hyatt, Intercontinental, Hilton, Marco Polo and Starwood Hotels and Resorts. In his new role, Mr. Heier, award-winning chef of the year in Berlin and Seoul/Korea, will be in charge of the overall operation and administration of the Culinary Team at Amari Orchid Pattaya where he will manage a Kitchen brigade of 100. With over 20 years experience as a successful chef, Mr. Heier has acquired extensive knowledge and skills to competently lead the kitchen team and further contribute to the success of the resort.

Amari Orchid Pattaya, situated amid manicured gardens, offers superb accommodation and facilities, including a grand total of 525 rooms, a range of restaurants, two outdoor pools and easy access to both water sports and golf courses. The luxurious Ocean Tower experience offers 297 stylish rooms and suites including an executive floor (Horizon Club), all with private balconies. The Garden Wing has 228 rooms and suites, many with private balconies too. The Resort is also home to the dynamic and innovative Mantra Restaurant & Bar, as well as a freestanding conference venue, Aranda Ballroom.

About Amari

A force in Thailandís hospitality industry since 1965, Amariís network of 11 properties spans the country, from scenic seaside and mountain locations to vibrant urban settings. Amari is a vision of contemporary Asia, a brand that embodies Asian flair, modern perspective, desire and a down-to-earth vibe. The brand caters to both business and leisure travellers, with each property featuring superior quality rooms, facilities and services.


Dhaninrat Klinhom
Director of Public Relations
Amari Orchid Pattaya
Pattaya Beach 20150,
T +66 (0) 3841 8418   F +66 (0) 3841 8410
E [email protected] 

Also See: David Cumming Appointed General Manager of Amari Orchid Resort & Tower, Pattaya, Thailand / March 2009

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