Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection, Dubai, is excited to announce the appointment of Chef Raulito Baquiran as the new Complex Chef de Cuisine. With a remarkable track record spanning over two decades in the food and beverage industry across the Philippines and UAE, Chef Raulito brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for culinary excellence to his new role.
Starting his journey as a kitchen steward, Chef Raulito’s dedication and determination led him to rise the ranks within the industry. In his new capacity, he will oversee the daily operations of one of Al Habtoor City’s flagship dining establishments, Habtoor Palace Dubai’s World Cut Steakhouse. In close collaboration with the Executive Chef, Chef Raulito will play a paramount role in managing daily operations, ensuring top-notch production standards, and providing leadership in staff management.
Speaking about Chef Raulito’s appointment, Saeid Heidari, General Manager, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, said, “We are delighted to welcome our new Complex Chef de Cuisine, Chef Raulito Baquiran, to the Al Habtoor City family. His extensive experience and untiring dedication to culinary excellence align perfectly with our commitment to curate unique dining experiences for our guests.”
On his appointment, Chef Raulito Baquiran shared, “I am thrilled to join Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection with the role of Complex Chef de Cuisine. I am deeply committed to upholding the exceptional culinary standards that Al Habtoor City is renowned for. I am excited to work alongside a talented team and contribute to delivering unforgettable dining experiences to our patrons.”
Chef Raulito is popular among the chefs’ fraternity, known for his committed work ethic and relentless devotion to his work of culinary arts. He lives by the mantra, “Food is my Passion, and making people happy is my motivation.” This philosophy is evident in his creations, through his proven track record and dedication to culinary innovation make him a valuable addition to the Al Habtoor City Hotel Collection team.
Chef Raulito Baquiran has an extensive background as an experienced Chef de Cuisine along with his deep knowledge of menu development, cooking, and fine dining. With a strong foundation rooted in his education from the Lyceum of the Philippines Manila, Chef Raulito is committed to delivering excellence.
As Al Habtoor City continues to elevate the culinary landscape in Dubai, Chef Raulito Baquiran’s appointment is in line with the brand’s ethos to provide its patrons with world-class dining experiences.