Urban Denk has been appointed Director Culinary Innovation and Development. In his future role he will develop new standards at the Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Denk, a multiple-award winning Executive Chef will now be looking to position Steigenberger as a F&B leader.
Urban Denk will report directly to Jürgen von Massow, Vice President Operations Steigenberger Business Hotels. His cross-departmental remit will extend to cover all 54 Business and Resort Hotels.
Puneet Chhatwal, CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG, commented: "Urban Denk's innovative project approach will establish Steigenberger at the forefront of the culinary landscape. He is the perfect strategist to undertake this role."
Jürgen von Massow, Vice President Operations Steigenberger Business Hotels, added: "His international experience and excellent know-how provide the very best foundation for our future success."
Born in Germany, Urban Denk has spent most of the last 40 years working abroad. He has taken on roles as Executive Chef in countries such as England, Belgium, Israel and Dubai. His most recent position was at the Gourmet Restaurant Dean & Deluca in Kuwait.