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Press Release

Shangri-La Hotel, Abu Dhabi to Offer First-hand Experience to Culinary Creations by Chef De Cuisine from Upcoming Shangri-La Hotel, London

Abu Dhabi, 24 November 2013 – Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi will offer diners an opportunity to experience first-hand the signature dishes presented by Chef Simon Attridge, chef de cuisine at Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London, from 3 to 7 December 2013.

With the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London in the first quarter 2014, Chef Simon will bring to Abu Dhabi nine a la carte menu items, which will be featured in the menu of TĪNG restaurant in the London property.

TĪNG restaurant offers a sumptuous array of locally inspired dishes with an Asian twist, made using some of the freshest produce and crafted with meticulous attention. Highlights include Beetroot with Goats Cheese, Truffle Honey and Pistachio; Lamb with Green Apple, Onion and Porcini; and Crème Brulee with Tonka Bean, Pineapple, Raspberry and Mint.

“We are delighted to have Chef Simon bring the taste of London to Abu Dhabi,” said General Manager Arbind K. Shrestha. “We look forward to welcoming our guests to join us and experience Chef Simon’s culinary creations at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.”

Chef Simon’s creations will be served during dinner at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi’s Pearls & Caviar from 2 to 6 December 2013. For further information and reservations, please call (971 2) 509 8555 or email restaurantreservations.slad@shangri-la.com.

About Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will open Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London in the first quarter 2014. London’s first elevated luxury hotel will occupy Levels 34 to 52 of The Shard. The new five-star property will offer 202 rooms and suites, three signature wining and dining venues, three river-facing event rooms, an infinity pool and a 24-hour gym on Level 52. The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe at 310 metres high and a landmark synonymous with London itself.

About TĪNG restaurant
TĪNG, derived from the Chinese word for ‘living room’, is the collective name for the main restaurant and lounge at Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London on Level 35. The Chinoiserie interior captures the aura of Chinese culture in an elegant and modern interpretation featuring metal screens with oriental elements, modern classic furniture and lantern-inspired pendants. Both areas offer stunning views of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the city of London, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and other famous London landmarks.

About Chef Simon Attridge
The former senior sous chef at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai’s Jade on 36 when it opened in 2005, Simon Attridge returns to Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts as chef de cuisine of Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London.

Chef Simon joins the hotel from his most recent role as executive head chef at BaxterStorey, where he oversaw the fine-dining outlets and events hospitality for Goldman Sachs’ London offices. Prior to this, he excelled from senior sous chef to executive head chef at Barclays’ global headquarters in Canary Wharf, overseeing all the food and beverage operations across its 31 floors.

Previous roles also include being head chef at Drakes on the Pond, which retained its Michelin-star rating during his tenure, and head chef at Heston Blumenthal’s Riverside Brasserie, where he secured the restaurant a Michelin Bib Gourmand and two AA Rosettes.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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Mariana Sousa
Director of Communications

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(971 2) 509 8617

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(971 2) 509 8670

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