Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Appoints Olivier Piganiol As Executive Chef

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June 29, 2014

SHENZHEN, China - Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai announces the appointment of Olivier Piganiol as executive chef. Mr. Piganiol will report to Leslie Teo, director of operations, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, and will be responsible for the quality management and leadership of the culinary operation in the hotel.

John Burger, general manager, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai said, "Olivier brings 26 years of culinary experience. He is an exceptional chef with an enviable resume having worked in some of the world's most luxurious hotels and Michelin Star rated restaurants. We are honored to have him to join our executive team, and wish him much success in his new role."

Commenting on his new challenge, Olivier Piganiol said, "I am excited to return to the Hilton family and to discover China and Shenzhen. As a team, we will create a work place where culinary is an art, quality the driving force and mentoring an integral part of our day. Our ultimate goal is to develop the Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai as a food and beverage destination in itself and to be recognized as the best Guangdong province provides."

About Olivier Piganiol
Olivier Piganiol first joined Hilton Worldwide in 2002 as fine dining chef de cuisine in Hilton Nile, responsible for the 120 seats restaurant in menu creation, cost and budget control and staffing. Before joining Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, Mr. Piganiol worked as executive chef at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Vietnam, responsible for three restaurants, three bars and club lounge, as well as the banquet facilities. During this period, Le Beaulieu restaurant was voted as "101 best hotel restaurants around the world" by The Daily Meal. Olivier also held key positions in international hotels of Rosewood Hotels and Marriott International.

Mr. Piganiol is of French origin and holds CAP Cuisine and BP cuisine in France.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai at http://news.hilton.com/ShenzhenShekou.

Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai is located at No.1177 Wanghai Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067, China. To make reservations, please call the hotel directly at +86 755 2162 8888 or visit the hotel's website at shenzhenshekounanhai.hilton.com.

About Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai
The striking Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai hotel is ideally situated in the core area of Shenzhen's western coastal city belt. The hotel is within close proximity to Shekou Ferry Terminal, which connects the area to Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Central, Macau and Zhuhai. Designed to resemble the sail of a ship overlooking the Shenzhen Bay, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou's 323 spacious guest rooms, including 16 suites, boast a range of modern amenities.Guests can dine on a range of fresh and innovative cuisine, with six inviting options, including fine dining, all-day buffets, authentic Cantonese cuisine, poolside snacks and a sophisticated rooftop bar. Leisure facilities include a spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 24-hour fitness center and children's playground. Meeting and social event can be held in 2,900 square meters of flexible meeting and banquet facilities, and business people can utilize a 24-hour business center.

Contact

Rem Li
Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai
+86 755 2162 8888
rem.li@hilton.com

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