Chef/ Owner/ Director
The Forest Lodge Resort
South West, Western Australia
Culinary Ambassador Dubai
Maitre Chain De Rôtisseur
Work Tel. +61 8 97761113
Cu r r i c u l u m Vi t a e
Mai 2017 – Present Chef / Owner / Managing Director
The Forest Lodge Resort Pemberton, WA
Resort with its 18 Rooms, Restaurant, Catering and Gardens
Trip Advisor No 1 Hotel in Pemberton.
Culinary Ambassador to Dubai Firms
Aug 2015-Mar 2017 Executive Chef
Caversham House Swan Valley, Perth
Winning 2 Gold Plate awards & Hall of Fame Award
Managing 45.000 covers a year of Highest Quality Functions, Weddings Events.
Mar 2014-Aug 2015 F&B Director
Novotel 3rd Largest Hotel in Perth
Managing the F&B Operations during the WA down turn.
Feb 2014-Mar.2014 Consulting Chef
Riverdale Restaurant and winery Margaret River
July 2013-Jan 2014
Farmers Market Bunbury
F&B Director / Executive Chef
Design, development, implementation of New
Farmers Market, Demonstration kitchen, Food Production,
Pastry department, Coffee shop, Juice Bar, Sushi production, Rotisserie, Ready meals.Chef Ingo’s designs made the BBFM the most iconic and famous Shopping experience in WA.
Sept. 2012 – April 2013
Brand Executive Chef, Bavarian Beer Caffe and Loewnebrau, Urban Purveyor Group Managing 12 Restaurants, annual turnover of $52 Million Dollar. Standardization and redeveloping the Menu of the Restaurants
Feb 2009 – August 2012
F&B Operations Manager SALAM HOSPITALITY
Developing a Hospitality company that diversifies in various
Hospitality businesses. Planning & Design opening of Restaurants and Hotels with the endeavour to franchise the operation.
Eatopia “Multi Cuisine Restaurant” winning Best New Restaurant
Doha, Gourmet Market, Coffee Shop and Central Food Factory. F&B Operation with 170 staff and projected 50 mil revenue. Located at “ The Gate Doha”
Feb.2008- Jan 2009
Executive Chef at TIARA, THE PALM Hotel
Executive Chef & Acting Corporate Chef
Developing the Culinary Department of the Company.
3 Hotels and a Restaurant village
32 Outlets under construction.
Bankruptcy during the financial crises 2008 , all operations were closed.
Executive Chef at the JW MARRIOTT DUBAI
Vice President of the Culinary Guild; Part of the world-wide Chefs Association.
Voted as ‘Chef of the Year’ for Marriott world wide in 2003 and 2002 runner up.
Kitchen Team with 110 Chefs, producing average of 40.000 Covers Per Month
Best Catering and Conference Hotel in the Middle East in the Years 2001 & 02 &04&06
The Hotel’s restaurants have received several Awards under Chef Ingo’s guidance Managing a daily Cooking Show in the Arabic Dubai TV Chanel. PR events, Radio, Cooking Books and others. Leading the team through culinary competitions.
Organizer of Culinary Work shops for Marriott Executive Chefs
Food & Beverage Director at the SHERATON CLUB DES PINS RESORT AND TOWERS
Promotion to F&B Director, managing 400 Employees
Opening the best Hotel in Alger with O.U.A. Congress
Hosting 48 Presidents and 92 Ministers in the same Hotel.
This Hotel is the showpiece of Algeria connected to the Palais des Nations conference center with and auditorium for 1200
Persons and Plated functions up to 900 persons Government and Presidential functions.
18 F&B outlets including 8 Restaurants,
Auditorium for 780 persons, 450 seater Ballroom, 4 Banquette
Rooms and “Open air Amphitheater” seating 1500 guests
The Sheraton is frequented by Ambassadors and Ministers on daily
Basis and hosts an average of 1100 to 1500 Food Covers per day.
Nov.98- June 2000
Director Chef des Cuisine (Executive Chef) at the Sheraton CluB des Pins Resort and Towers, Managing the food production with a team of 155 chefs
Sept.96 – Oct.98
Executive Sous Chef at HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL DUBAI
Voted by Executive Traveler second best F&B Hotel in the world in 96
Best business Hotel in the Middle East in 97 & 98 by Business
Traveler and Best Hotel Middle East 98 by International Business Asia Magazine. Assistant to Area Executive Chef Gulf
98 Chefs in 6 Specialty Restaurants, all day dining, lounges and Bars
18 F&B outlets 1400 food covers a day.
Jan. 96 - Sept 96
Executive Sous Chef at THE SHILLA HOTEL SEOUL
A Member of the Leading Hotels of the World
Best Hotel in Korea. In 1996 voted 34th best Hotel in the world. Assistant to Executive Chef with a team of 250 Chefs. Coffee Shop, Banquets, Lobby Lounge, Bar, Pool Restaurant and Night Club. Renovation and re-opening 6 outlets.
June 93- 31.Dez 95
Chef de Cuisine at The ARYADUTA JAKARTA
Jakarta, Indonesia, managed by Hyatt International Voted as 2nd best F&B Hotel of Jakarta in 1993,94,95. 2nd to Executive Chef
Responsible for the “Teratai Cafe Restaurant”, 120 seats, a la Carte
And Buffet. “The Tavern“, Restaurant/Bar 170 seats. Room Service
And Banquet Functions, including outside catering up to 800 covers.
May 92-May 93
Chef de Partie at the Hauterive Hotel
“Saint James”- Jean Marie Amat, Bordeaux, France.
(19/20 Gaul Millau) (** Michelin)
Responsible for Saucier and Entremetier serving the “Saint James“
“The Bistro“ and “The Opera” Restaurants. The Saint James, French fine dining with Oriental influence. The Bistro, traditional, regional food.
The Opera, various food styles, a la Carte and Catering.
May 91-April 92
Chef de Cuisine at the HYATT REGENCY DUBAI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Responsible for: The “Jaisons” French fine dining with Asian Influences, “AL Dawar” Buffet restaurant, up to 500 covers daily. And Banquets up to 700 covers. Second prize at The Salon Culinaire
Competition 1991 for Pralines /Petite Fours
July 90-April 91
Chef de Party at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Promotion to Chef de Cuisine after nine months.
August - Sept.90
Chef de Partie at the HYATT REGENCY BELGRADE
Pre-opening, Task Force Member. Assistant to Executive Chef
May - July 90
Educational vacation in Sydney and Camberra, Australia
March - April 90
Singapore Job search & “The Salon Culinaire 1990 Singapore”
` securing Contract as Chef de Partie at the Hyatt Regency Dubai.
Commis de Cuisine at the RESTAURANT HUNSINGER Werner Hunsinger, Munich, Germany
16/20 Gault Millau; 1 Chefs Hat /Guide Varta
A la carte Restaurant specialized in fine French Seafood,
March - April 89
Commis de Cuisine at the HOTEL RESIDENCE
Restaurant “Die Kutsche” Munich, Germany
(1 Chefs Hat /Varta Guide) Die Kutsche served Swiss fine dining
Catering Diploma with Distinction. At the Catering School Schuetzenpark In Kiel, Germany.
Apprenticeship Cuisenaire at the Restaurant FRIESENHOF
Traditional Northern German Cuisine and Steaks, 120 covers plus Three function rooms, with up to 100 covers. Outside catering and Food preparation for the Town Hall Cafeteria.
Patisserie.Tutored by Mr. Peter Webber, former Chef Patisserie at “The Savoy” Hotel in London and Executive Chef Patissier at
“Oriental Hotel” in Bangkok., Specializing in Chocolateries & Patisserie.
Extensive knowledge in Italian Cuisine through managing and training
In well-known Italian Restaurants “Ambiente” Jakarta, “Bice” Seoul,
“La Moda” Dubai.
Asian Cuisine, Middle East and Far East experience
Various Asian cooking styles.
Participated and organized promotions i.e.: Korean Food in Jakarta,Thai Festival in Dubai & Jakarta etc..
Japanese Cuisine.Japanese cuisine experience at the various Japanese Restaurants in Dubai, Jakarta, Seoul. German cuisine.Highly trained in Regional, Traditional German food, Ice Carving.Basic figures
Coordinator for the Australian MLA Black Box Cooking Competition
Certificate of Meritage Silver “ Pralines & Chocolates”
Certificate of Meritage “ In-flight Meals “
Main Organizing Office of “ The longest Cake in the world in 1996”
The” La Moda” Restaurant has brought a New Trend to Dubai
The Market Place Restaurant has brought a new level of live cooking
Experience to Dubai. And many more Restaurant Launches
Managed Food Operations for Shakira, Santana, Aerosmith, Gilbert Bacau and others, up to 20.000 guests
Public Relation activities, including Magazines, Books, Radio, Television, PR Functions, Cooking Demonstrations and others.
TV: In Dubai I am managing with my team a daily TV show (6 day
week). Various appearances German TV
Radio: Weekly Radio cooking show 2002 with the Marriott team.
Author of the award winning book “ New Arabian cuisine”
Voted as the “ Best Foreign Cook Book” in the last 12 years and one of the best 100 cook books ever.
Menus, First and Business Class, Emirates Airline & Lufthansa
Cruise Ship Catering
Guest Chef on the MS Europe with New Arabian Cuisine
Seven Habits of highly effective People
Creating of Marriott Leadership
Trainer Certification 2
Navigating through Change
Foundation of Leadership
Bob Browns “Inter Active selling techniques”
Various other training workshops