Urban Denk Appointed as Director of Culinary Innovation and Development for Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts

/Urban Denk Appointed as Director of Culinary Innovation and Development for Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts

Urban Denk Appointed as Director of Culinary Innovation and Development for Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts

|2016-08-19T11:07:49+00:00August 19th, 2016|

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.

About Steigenberger

Steigenberger Hotels AG is one of Europe’s leading hotel companies. From its Head Office in Germany, the Steigenberger Group operates 116 hotels on three continents including 24 under construction or at the planning stage.

Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts includes some of the most prestigious hotels in Europe, such as the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof and the Steigenberger Parkhotel in Düsseldorf. InterCityHotel is a medium-price brand that offers 39 hotels located in city centres and at airports. “Jaz in the City” is a new creative concept, and the first hotel to be operated under this brand opened in Amsterdam in November 2015. www.steigenbergerhotelgroup.com

Contact: Mona Wattendorf

mona.wattendorf@steigenbergerhotelgroup.com/+49 69 66564-464

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