New Executive Chef turns up the Heat at Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain’s Kitchen

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Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain announces the appointment of new executive chef, Iain Joyce.

Joyce brings 20 years of experience and is set to win over the palates of Bahraini residents. He had spent nine years with Kempinski properties in Djibouti, Jordan and China, where he served as executive chef.

Joyce began his career in his hometown of Bournemouth, England before moving onto bigger roles in New Zealand, Bermuda and the Middle East. He holds a vast knowledge in the industry, specialising in hospitality with a special focus on culinary arts.

“Chef Iain possesses a unique and exciting mixture of culinary backgrounds, which I’m positive our guests will appreciate. His set of skills and foresight will add great value to our already popular food and beverage offerings,” said hotel general manager, Daniel Kaan.

Commenting on his new appointment, Joyce said, “Bahrain is very welcoming and has an innovative dining scene. I am very pleased in joining a property that has a strong and renowned reputation.”

Just a two-minute walk from Bahrain International Airport, Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain is a five-star property, housing five outlets with different themes, inspired by Europe and East Asia. The property’s outlets have won numerous awards throughout the years, celebrating its popularity amongst the island’s residents and tourists.

About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts:

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with 83 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 20 properties are planned or under construction, including those in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Bali (Indonesia) and Marrakech (Morocco). Focusing on expanding within its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and with headquarters in central Switzerland (Baar), Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to supporting sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world. The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information, please visit

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