The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Appoints Joergen Sodemann As The New Executive Chef

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of our new Executive Chef, Joergen Sodemann. Join us in welcoming Chef Joergen to our team and get ready for an amazing culinary journey ahead.

With over 30 years of experience in the culinary world, Chef Joergen brings with him a wealth of knowledge and creativity to our kitchen. His passion for using locally sourced ingredients and his dedication to creating innovative and flavorful dishes align perfectly with The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain’s overall gastronomic vision.

Chef Joergen’s distinguished career includes working for The Ritz-Carlton brand in a variety of locations around the world including Berlin, Oman, and Amman, where he has honed his skills and developed a unique culinary style. His expertise in various cuisines, highlighted by his passion for sustainability, promises to elevate our restaurants and banquet menus to new heights.

A true Ritz-Carlton Gentleman, Chef Joergen has been an integral part of many hotel opening teams in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Cairo, Jeddah, Ras Al Khaima, Al Wadi Desert, Al Hamra Beach and most recently, The Ritz-Carlton Amman in Jordan. In addition, he was also part of the opening team of EDITION Abu Dhabi where he worked with renowned 2 Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens, and in Tokyo where he learned the Japanese art of perfection.

Under Chef Joergen’s guidance, we can expect not only an elevated menu offering in our award-winning restaurants but also exciting culinary events and collaborations. He will lead our culinary team of Ladies and Gentlemen in delivering an exceptional dining experience that will cater to the most discerning of palates.

“Our commitment to exceptional service and memorable dining experiences remains unwavering, and Chef Joergen’s appointment is a testament to that. We are confident that his leadership and culinary expertise will further strengthen our reputation as the most sensational gastronomic destination for food enthusiasts in the Kingdom of Bahrain.”, Bernard de Villele, General Manager, commented on the occasion.

“I am thrilled to join The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain family with such talented and passionate team of Ladies and Gentlemen to continue creating unique, memorable and personal experiences for our guests. This is an incredible opportunity to elevate our F&B offerings as part of the vibrant food culture in Bahrain. When you invest in quality, you never fail.” Chef Joergen added.

Please join us in congratulating Chef Joergen Sodemann on his new role as our Executive Chef. We are incredibly excited about this new chapter and can’t wait for you all to taste the outstanding dishes he has in store for us as we embark on this exciting culinary journey together.

For additional information about The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain, please call the hotel directly at (+973) 1758 0000, or visit The Ritz-Carlton website at Follow the hotel on Facebook and Instagram @ritzcarltonbahrain and join the conversation using #RCMemories.

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