New Executive Chef Named at Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas

Salwa, Abu Samra –5th June– Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas is delighted to introduce its newest addition to the culinary team, Shaiful Kassim, who will serve as the resort’s Executive Chef. With over two decades of experience in the culinary industry, Shaiful brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for culinary excellence to his role.

Prior to joining the Hilton family 12 years ago, Shaiful honed his skills at renowned resorts and restaurants across Europe, Asia and Africa with big names such as Angela Hartnett at The Connaught London, Ritz Carlton, The Yas Hotel and The Address The Montgomerie to name a few, prior to joining the Hilton family 12 years ago. Shaiful has become a seasoned expert in the global culinary scene. His extensive experience working with diverse cultures and cuisines has broadened his horizons and refined his culinary skills.

Shaiful’s repertoire spans beyond traditional fine dining, encompassing specialties such as seafood, molecular gastronomy, Mediterranean and Asian cuisines. His innovative approach to culinary arts consistently produces exceptional and imaginative dishes that delight even the most discerning palates.

Known for his deep understanding of ingredients, flavor combinations, and culinary techniques, Shaiful has mastered the art of creating unique and unforgettable dining experiences. His dedication to his craft has garnered him numerous awards and accolades, establishing him as one of the most respected chefs in the industry.

As an executive chef, Shaiful has a proven track record of leading high-performing teams and driving profitability. His comprehensive understanding of the business side of the culinary industry allows him to effectively manage budgets, inventory, and staffing, while maintaining the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to welcome Chef Shaiful to the Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas family,” said Etienne-Charles Gailliez, General Manager, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas and Country General Manager, Hilton, Qatar. “His exceptional culinary expertise and leadership abilities will undoubtedly enhance our guests’ dining experiences and solidify our position as a premier destination for gastronomic delights.”

Shaiful’s appointment as the Executive Chef underscores Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas’ commitment to providing its guests with exceptional culinary offerings. With his remarkable portfolio of experience and skills, Shaiful is poised to make a significant impact on the resort’s culinary offerings and elevate the overall dining experience.

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About Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas is an unparalleled destination offering world-class facilities and bespoke services for today’s leisure travelers. Sprawling across 3.5kms of prime coastline, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort is located along the pristine shores of the Arabian Gulf, on the southwestern tip of Qatar.

The resort offers 361 accommodations between rooms, suites and beachfront villas with private pools and gardens. With an expansive selection of amenities, including Desert Falls Water and Adventure Park, swimming pools, a marina, luxury spa and a health club, Hilton Salwa Beach Resort is the ideal destination for both, local and international guests. For more information please visit our website: and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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