Mondrian Doha Announces Appointment of Executive Chef Timur Fazilov for Morimoto Restaurant

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Mondrian Doha, sbe’s highly anticipated first Middle East property opening in October, has announced the appointment of celebrated Chef Timur Fazilov to Executive Chef of Morimoto. Chef Timur will lead the exceptionally talented team at Mondrian Doha’s Asian-inspired restaurant, delivering a completely new epicurean experience to guests across the region. This will be the first appearance of Morimoto, one of Japan’s most famous culinary concepts which has garnered international acclaim for its seamless integration of Western and Japanese ingredients, in the Middle East.

“Chef Timur is known for his extensive knowledge and experience in creating unique international dishes,” states Matt Balcik, General Manager of Mondrian Doha. “We are excited to have him lead the team at Morimoto.”

An Uzbek native, Chef Timur brings over a decade of experience to his new role. Previously, he was the Head Chef at Scape Restaurant and Bar at the world renowned Burj Al Arab. Before that, he was the Chef de Cuisine at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi‘s award winning Catch restaurant and Lounge, where he led the opening team; Junior Sous Chef at Zuma restaurant in Dubai, a multi-award winning Japanese restaurant; and Demi Chef De Partie at Little Bay in Kilburn in London where his career began. Throughout the years, Chef Timur has worked with some of the world’s most revered chefs including Gordon Ramsay, Richard Corrigan and Anthony Demetre.