June 30, 2022 (Chengdu, China) - Niccolo Chengdu has recently appointed Mr. Edward Mair as the hotel's executive chef overlooking award-winning culinary operations in the hotel. Mr. Edward Mair or Eddie as he is known, hails from Scotland, UK. A 20-year culinary veteran, he boasts a unique perspective on food cultures, a passion for cooking, and a wealth of creativity. Eddie and his chef teams have recently launched "The Art of Dining at Niccolo" across the hotel restaurants and bars. Niccolo Chengdu invites diners to relish the culinary packages which feature the perfect integration of chefs ingenuity with brand inspiration.
A native of Scotland, Eddie has been deeply influenced by his mother cooking since childhood, and thus has developed the innate curiosity about food and the spirit of exploration for delicacies. Eddie started his culinary career at the age of 15. At the age of 17, he worked at the iconic luxury Turnberry Hotel in Ayrshire Scotland, hence laying a solid foundation for his culinary skills. Eddie has worked in key cities around the world such as London in the United Kingdom, Dubai in United Arab Emirates, and Phnom Penh, capital city of Cambodia. At the age of 31, Eddie came to China to start a new journey on his gastronomy career. He has managed kicthens at luxury five-star hotels in Shanghai, Nanjing, Chengdu and other cities. The work experience in different cities and countries has enriched his life, and thus contributed to the accumulation of his extensive culinary expertise and inspiration. Now Eddie joins Niccolo Chengdu as the executive chef. In his eyes, Chengdu is a unique city recognised throughout as a foodie epicentre that nurtures number of industry leaders and food conneusires. Eddie's inspiration and passion originate from his motto of "curating the most unique cuisines through constant innovation”. The brand of Niccolo has also brought out more motivation and inspiration in Eddie.
The culinary pleasure is presented with top-level craftsmanship. Eddie, the executive chef of Niccolo Chengdu, joins hands with his team of chefs to debut "The Art of Dining at Niccolo". We invite diners to enjoy these seasonal delicacies which manifest the perfect fusion of the chef's ingenuity and the brand’s inspiration. Eddie demonstrates "The Art of Dining at Niccolo" first at The Bar located on the 3rd floor of Niccolo Chengdu. Timeless cocktails, delicious snacks and savvy service are hallmarks of this lively bar. Eddie partners with Riley Tritz from Cali Co Gin to curate this unique gastronomic experience themed "Chef & Botanist", pairing fine food with Sichuan Craft Gin. In addition, Eddie, who understands the leisurely lifestyle in Chengdu, gives full play to his creativity and inspiration by creating a weekend brunch for diners at The Bar. Looking to the future, Eddie and his chef team will continue to offer unique dining experience at Niccolo, satisfying diners with delicacies from all over the world.
The Bar Operation Hours:
Fri & Sat: 15:00-01:00
Address: Tower 3, IFS, Section 3, Hongxing Road, Jingjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.
About Niccolo Chengdu
NEW ENCOUNTERS. TIMELESS PLEASURES.
Niccolo is a collection of five contemporary chic hotels inspired by luxury fashion, all with desirable, highly prized addresses. Underpinning the brand is the desire to make life effortlessly luxurious for guests. Located at Chengdu’s celebrated International Finance Square within the Chun Xi Road business district, Niccolo Chengdu occupies desirable and fashionable addresses and offers seasoned travelers a choice of 238 spacious luxurious guestrooms and suites with fashion-inspired interiors by leading designers. The Niccolo culinary journey combines culture and gastronomy in a range of exceptional dining experiences with its signature cuisines. Niccolo is Chengdu’s epicentre for business events and celebrations by offering unprecedented choice of flexible spaces and highly attentive event service to create memorable experience for guests. Niccolo Chengdu is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together 35 brands with over 500 hotels in 85 countries.
Further details on Niccolo Chengdu are available at niccolohotels.com.
About Global Hotel Alliance
Launched in 2010, GHA DISCOVERY is the world’s largest loyalty programme for independent hotel brands, featuring more than 500 hotels, resorts and palaces across 35 brands. Members enjoy VIP recognition, thoughtful benefits and generous rewards at home or away. Recently the programme has evolved to include an additional tier and flexible paths to upgrade through nights/stays, eligible purchases or number of brands stayed, making it easier and faster for members to reach elite status. Unlike more traditional programmes, GHA DISCOVERY does not ask members to count points towards their next upgrade. Instead, members earn and spend DISCOVERY Dollars (D$), an exclusive rewards currency. They also enjoy members-only Experiences curated by each hotel and have access to properties close to home, without a stay, through member-only Local Offers.
For more information about GHA DISCOVERY or to join, visit www.ghadiscovery.com or download the GHA DISCOVERY mobile app. Travellers can also connect with GHA DISCOVERY on Instagram and Facebook.
About Ultratravel Collection
Ultratravel Collection brings together hotels of distinction for the discerning traveller. Its membership is reserved for the very best hotels and resorts in the world – genuinely luxurious and iconic properties that deliver the finest service and personalised guest experiences. Member hotels share an integrated global platform for guest recognition and loyalty rewards, the DISCOVERY programme from partner Global Hotel Alliance, as well as beneficial relationship with the multi-media brand Ultratravel, the other founding partner of Ultratravel Collection. For more information, visit ultratravelcollection.com.