Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre sets new standards for catering

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Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre sets new standards for catering

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has announced a number of new appointments to its 330-strong catering team, which has served over 2.4 million patrons over the past year.

After the appointment of Mr Paul Jeffrey Chandler as Director – Food & Beverage early 2017, HML added new positions and restructured the Division.

Mr Richie Li joined HML as Assistant Director – Food & Beverage in March 2018. He assists Paul in overseeing event management, catering services, stewarding and restaurant operations. Under Richie’s leadership, Mr Dicky Lam was promoted to senior food & beverage manager – restaurants in July 2018.

The Western Kitchen was also strengthened with Chef Bo Ip Sorensen’s promotion to Executive Chef – Western Kitchen and appointment of Chef Christopher Wong as Executive Sous Chef – Western Kitchen.

Paul Jeffrey Chandler, Director – Food & Beverage, commented: “The creation of the new and upgraded positions and promotion of our high flyers reflects our commitment to delivering the best possible food and beverage services across all events, banquets and restaurants.

“With new inspiration and creativity and with long serving staff working together, we are ready to advance further, set new benchmarks for the industry, and take our customer dining experience to the next level.”

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.