Siam Kempinsk Hotel Bangkok has appointed Jakob Yamac as director of Food and Beverage.
Prior to this appointment, Jakob worked for two years at the Address Boulevard Hotel in Dubai as Director of Food and Beverage.
He began his career as a bartender at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai and is no stranger to Kempinski, as he held the position of bar manager at Kempinski Mall of Emirates in the city.
Jakob, a German national, obtained his diploma in Operational Management in the Hospitality Industry from WIHOGA in Dortmund.
“Bangkok is a vibrant city and to me, it’s the capital of Asia. If you like food and enjoy socialising, Bangkok is certainly a place to be. I find everything here is very fascinating including the food and bars scene, the people, the warm hospitality and even the city itself,” said Jakob. “As the new director of Food and Beveage of Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, I am determined to see the hotel’s restaurants becoming the gastronomy destination similar to the hotel being the hotel destination for travellers.