Abu Dhabi’s four-star property announces the appointment of Ricky Rimenda Agustiana as Executive Sous Chef who brings more than seventeen years of varied culinary experience to the capital from across the globe.
Prior to the appointment he was at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, at the award-winning Pearls and Caviar. With previous Shangri-La experience Ricky knows the standard that has to be upheld throughout the company and outlets.
Ricky comes to Abu Dhabi with five years of experience from Dubai, UAE, where he worked in a luxury 5-star resort and excelled in his role. Before relocating to the Middle East, Ricky worked in Asia and the USA where he gained invaluable culinary experience. Ricky started his career in Singapore and Indonesia, before relocating to New York. Following two years in the Big Apple, Ricky was promoted to Chef de Partie in the sister company in Florida.
“I am excited and proud to be promoted to Executive Sous Chef for the Traders Complex in Abu Dhabi. I have worked with Shangri-La for the past year and it is an excellent company to be part of,” said Ricky. “I look forward to working on new projects and making this year a culinary success.”
Traders Hotel is located in Khor Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi ideally located in the Qaryat Al Beri complex, which houses Shangri-La Hotel and the Souk.