The Regency, Kuwait has welcomed Chef Dirk Heinen as its new executive chef.
Heinen, from Germany, assumes his new position with more than 34 years of professional culinary experience, which he gained from world class hotels including JW Marriott Hotel Ankara, Le Meridien Barbarons Seychelles, Sheraton Nevskij Palace Hotel Saint Petersburg, and most recently, Cinnamon Grand Hotel Sri Lanka.
He also previously led the culinary operations at the Sheraton & Four Point Complex in Kuwait City.
Heinen spent his early career working as a sous chef in Switzerland, Taiwan and Turkey. He earned his Master Chef Diploma in 1996, acquired the position of executive chef in 1997 and moved forward in his career path with several high-end hotels.
At The Regency, Kuwait, Heinen will generate a fantastic and unique fingerprint through infusing the culinary heritage of Kuwait with his experience and knowledge from various cultures.