Chef Mohammad Raees

A native of Karachi, Pakistan, Mohammad Raees

found his calling in cuisines while he was a high school

student in his hometown.

He enrolled in 2 year-apprentice programs at Avari

Tower Karachi in 2001 and embraced his calling with

passion. After finishing his apprenticeship program,

Raees joined Carlton Hotel Karachi before he moved

to Grand Mercure Karachi Airport in 2007 as Demi

Chef de Partie.

In 2008 he was transferred to Grand Mercure Jebel

Haffet, Al Ain which marked his first step in UAE’s

culinary world. Raees secured a position of Junior

Sous Chef at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi

in 2012.

In 2014, Chef Raees joined Ajman Saray, a Luxury

Collection Resort as a Sous Chef and quickly became

an indispensable asset to the resort. In 2016, he

become the best chef in the region and best

cusinerier overall winner, bringing his exquisite palate

and creativity to everything he touched. In December

2016, he was named Executive Chef, a role in which

he continues to delight guests with his refined,

contemporary cuisine.

In 2017 again he was awarded the ‘Best Chef’ award

and winner of overall in MENA region. In 2018 he

represented the MENA region in Worldchefs Congress

in Malaysia. Currently he is serving in a renowned

restaurant chain in the United State of America.

Chef Raees has a strong passion, a great commitment

for culinary, and his style of cooking is very modern.

Competition, he believes, is the real place for


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