Simon Young, Executive Head Chef at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, has been awarded the accolade of Honorary Fellow for his contribution to the faculty of professional studies at Thames Valley University. Young joins an elite group of chefs who have been awarded the honour including: Raymond Blanc; Michel Roux; Paul Gayler, Lanesborough Hotel and John William, Ritz Hotel.
Nationally recognised as one of the leading training grounds for many of the UK’s top chefs, Thames Valley University continues to work with top-class industry figures. Its ethos is the continuation of education which can improve knowledge, develop chefs skills and help achieve aspirations.
Simon has been overseeing the kitchens of the renowned Rib Room, The Chinoiserie and other Food & Beverage outlets at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower since September 2003. A renowned visionary who is passionate about cuisine, Simon continues to take dining at Jumeirah Carlton Tower to new heights. He regularly delights visitors to the hotel with a choice of culinary offerings from the best of traditional British dishes in The Rib Room to cutting-edge contemporary catering options in The Garden Rooms meeting and private dining venue. In November 2009, Simon received the coveted accolade of “Hotel Chef of the Year 250 Covers” in November 2009 at the Hotel Cateys.
See all Jumeirah Group World Travel Awards winners here:
Burj Al Arab - 2010 Middle East’s Leading Hotel, 2010 Middle East’s Leading Luxury Hotel, 2010 Dubai’s Leading Hotel
Jumeirah Beach Hotel - 2009 Dubai’s Leading Resort
Emirates Towers - 2010 Middle East’s Leading Business Hotel
Madinat Jumeirah - 2009 UAE’s Leading Resort, 2009 Dubai’s Leading Conference Hotel
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa - 2010 UAE’s Leading Hideaway Resort
Jumeirah Carlton Tower - 2006 England’s Leading Business Hotel
Jumeirah Essex House - 2010 North America’s Leading Business Hotel, 2010 United States’ Leading Business Hotel