HEAD OF CULINARY- EXTERNAL CONTRACTS
Originally from the UK, Head of Culinary Eugene has over 35 years of Global hospitality experience.
Eugene joined Capital Hospitality’s team in 2014, and has catered for many distinguished VIPs including Prime Minister, Presidents, and Heads of State including H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum. He has also catered for Queen and the Royal family. In 2014 whilst working at the Foreign Office Eugene planned a state banquet for President Bill Clinton. Eugene’s impressive resumé also includes working at top venues such as Buckingham Palace, Blenheim Palace, St James Palace, 10 Downing Street, and The Foreign & Commonwealth Office W1.
2015 Eugene took charge at the contemporary Cumberland Hotel Marble Arch where he worked with a team to create London’s first global style food court serving 1500 guest creating market theme food concepts.
Eugene’s expertise covers Hotels, fine dining, large exhibitions, stadia & high profile sporting events, lead chef for the Regatta Enclosure at Henley and was also part of the senior culinary team for 2014 UEFA champions league final.
Eugene is an esteemed member of the Craft Guild of Chefs and has competed in many worldwide culinary competitions winning best in class, golds & silver medals in both static and live classes. Eugene successfully gained 2 AA rosettes awarded whilst working for the Marriot group.
As Head of Culinary for Capital Hospitality, Eugene is committed to service excellence he oversees menu creation, research & development, and has the overall responsibility for leading culinary operations within the venue and the wider UAE market.