Andaz 5th Avenue Welcomes Hatim Abid
Andaz 5th Avenue is excited to welcome Chef de Cuisine Hatim Abid to our family. A graduate of the French Culinary Institute, Chef Abid got his start in the kitchen at Le Cirque and went on to work for Jean George at Perry Street before he landed at the St. Regis Hotel. He worked his way up and joined the team at Adour , working for Alain Ducasse, the most celebrated modern French chef of all time. Hatim most recently served as Sous Chef at the Mandarin Oriental, New York & Toku Modern restaurant in Manhasset, NY. He is fluent in French and Arabic and his blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills make him a great addition to our team, which is led by Chef Michael Santoro.