The St. Regis Doha, the finest address in Qatar, has announced the appointment of Chef Pablo Rodriguez Cordero as Executive Pastry Chef. Along with this appointment, The St. Regis Doha will see the launch of a new bespoke cakes offering thanks to the chef’s outstanding skills and long-standing career in creating the finest custom made cakes and pastry.
Chef Pablo will oversee the entire hotel operations in creating the sweetest creations, working with a team of 18 chefs in the pastry kitchens. Their remit includes producing the finest selection of cakes and desserts, developing seasonal menu offerings and delivering an excellent guest and member experience.
Chef Pablo Rodriguez Cordero has previously worked at world renowned hotels and restaurants around the globe including The Ritz-Carlton Abama in Tenerife in Spain where he held the position as Pastry Chef. Here he managed a team of 8 Pastry Chefs working on outstanding pastry creations perfecting his personal artistic skills. Chef Pablo has also previously worked in the UK at the Sunborn Gibraltar Hotel & Casino, a five-star luxury yacht hotel.
A passionate and determined pastry chef, from the very beginning, Chef Pablo began his career as pastry cook in 2007 at the Taberna Del Alabardero, a fine dining Spanish restaurant based in Sevilla Spain. He knew from day one that this was his dream career and has never looked back since. One of the highlights of Chef Pablo’s career is his collaboration with chocolate brand Valrhona for its catalog book that gathered the best recipes from Spanish artisans and pastry chefs.
The St. Regis Doha’s new bespoke service, led by Chef Pablo, caters for special occasions and celebrations. Now with Chef Pablo skills and artistry on board, guests will enjoy an exceptional personalised experience with the most refined cakes that are custom made to their desires and crafted with utmost finesse using only the finest ingredients.
On designing the cakes, Pastry Chef Pablo Rodriguez Cordero at The St. Regis Doha said, “Every occasion deserves a cake, one that is beautifully designed and crafted. One that, at just the moment the cake is cut, speaks to you and your loved ones more than words can. I believe that a cake should reflect your personality and bring a little bit of you into the party. This is why we provide a unique design process that allows guests of the St. Regis Doha to customise their cake and let their imagination run wild in the process.”
Chef Pablo added: “Each cake needs time, effort and creativity to be crafted. All our cakes are devised with the finest ingredients and decorated with the utmost skill and finesse.”
An extension to Sarab Lounge’s outstanding offering, The St. Regis’ bespoke cakes are made to order, beautifully designed and decorated with the flair of a specialised cake art. Guests can choose from several mouth-watering flavours such as rich chocolate cake, vanilla and strawberry cake, carrot cake, pistachio and cherry cake, mocha coffee cake, or raspberry red velvet cake.
The crème de la crème of cakes start at QR250 per kg with a minimum of 3 kg that is fit to serve up to 20 people. They can also be ordered for up to 7 kg to cater for 55 to 70 people. Additional charges apply for carvings and detailed drawings, and cakes should be ordered at least 72 hours prior to collection.
Mr. Tareq Derbas, Area General Manager of The St. Regis Doha, said: “We are excited to expand our selection of refined services by providing the best of the line bespoke cakes, with the artistry of Chef Pablo on board. This is another milestone that we have proudly achieved thanks to our commitment to providing world class services and authentic culinary offerings.”
“We are certain that this new venture will enhance our guests’ experience. Guests are invited to indulge in a collection of bespoke experiences, including amazing gastronomic experiences and personalised services, at the finest address in Qatar.” concluded Mr. Derbas.
Since it opened its doors, The St. Regis Doha, its location, architectural design and most importantly, its Butler Service, have all added to its journey of excellence. The Hotel currently boasts twelve destination restaurants including internationally acclaimed Opal by Gordon Ramsay, Mediterranean by Gordon Ramsay and award-winning Astor Grill restaurant.
For more information about The St. Regis Doha, or to make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly on telephone (974) 44460000, via email [email protected] or WhatsApp (974) 33870925 or online at www.stregisdoha.com
All images courtesy of The St. Regis Doha
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