Chef | Cyclist
Executive Sous Chef, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa
Chef Piotr Kamieniczny has an enviable heritage, having worked at famous culinary institutes such as Paul Bocuse in Lyon and Fat Duck, Heston Blumenthal’s 3-Michelin Star restaurant, and later under the supervision of Michelin Star Chef Mansour Memarian at the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel. As the Executive Sous Chef at Al Maha. he takes care of new menus and enjoys his expressive and experimental cooking.
Piotr’s passion for food saw him traveling to Cyprus, Ireland, France and England where he learned the art of various cooking styles and delicacies, a fundamental of the respective cultures, signature to some of his dishes.
A typical day for him is to spend in Al Maha’s kitchen – cooking, training, experimenting, overseeing and researching. Piotr shares his knowledge, expertise and experience with his team, as he is a firm believer that experienced chefs must share their wealth of knowledge and cooking techniques with everyone who is eager to learn and grow.