Executive chef, Shangri-La, Oman
Paul Wieser has joined Shangri-La Barr Al
Jissah Resort & Spa and Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa in Oman as resort executive chef. He will look after the culinary operations of 18 restaurants and bars across the two resorts. Wieser’s first major project will be the launch of a brand-new venue developed internally by the resort team which will be a Southeast Asian casual dining concept coming soon to Al Bandar hotel at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa. Originally from Rotthalmuenster, Germany, Wieser has previously worked in Oman as the executive chef of Shangri-La Al Husn, and he takes up his post having overseen the pre-opening of Melia Yangon in Myanmar. With over 25 years in th eindustry, Wieser has many professional achievements. He was awarded with first place at the Victoires Internationales de la Cuisine competition in Frankfurt and second place at World Competition of Victoires Internationales de la Cuisine in Lyon, France in January 2001. He has worked with Sofitel, Novotel, and Steigenberger.