May 25, 2024



Flattley brings a wealth of experience and innovation to the role and plans to uplift the existing portfolio of restaurants to be distinctive at the resort.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2021: Chef Marley Flattley, a Maltese national with a peculiar eye for culinary arts, steps into Dubai for the first time to leave his mark and boost the Culinary offerings at the resort. Chef Marley will work closely with the team to individually position the outlets along with establishing signature dishes for each of the restaurants.

With over 20 years’ experience under his belt, Flattley held leading culinary positions in several hotels around the world like Le Meridian Heathrow, The Savoy Hotel, Scotland, JW Marriott Baku, Intercontinental Muscat, and the last being Bay La Sun & Marina in Jeddah, KSA as a Cluster Executive Chef. 

An expert at Mediterranean cuisine and has worked in different parts of the world, he understands the key ingredients of each region and aims at putting them together at the varied outlets at Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection.

“We are delighted to welcome Chef Marley Flattley to our team at Habtoor Grand Resort. Autograph Collection. He will be leading a vibrant culinary team and working to enhance the property’s dining portfolio and create memorable dining experiences for our valued guests.” Said Karolina Paliszewska, General Manager  

It is an honour for me to join an Iconic property on the banks of Jumeirah Beach that not only has a beautiful location but a diverse F&B portfolio. I look forward to working with my team and injecting modern culinary styles and flavours into the dining experiences at the resort. Said Chef Marley Flattley.

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Habtoor Hospitality

The Al Habtoor Group is a UAE-based conglomerate. The Group is active in key sectors of the UAE economy including hospitality, automotive, real estate, education and publishing.

The Group’s hospitality portfolio includes various properties in Dubai (Habtoor hospitality – V Hotel, Habtoor Palace by Hilton and The Hilton Hotel, Habtoor Grand Autograph Collection, Waldorf Astoria and Metropolitan Hotel). Its international portfolio includes two hotels in the Hungarian capital Budapest (Le Méridien Budapest, InterContinental Hotel Budapest), two Hilton-branded hotels in Beirut, Lebanon (Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand, Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace), and one property in the US (The Abraham Lincoln Springfield, a DoubleTree by Hilton). In addition, the Group has recently added three new developments to their Dubai portfolio including Al Habtoor City, a multi-use development featuring three Hilton Brand hotels as mentioned above, alongside three high-rise residential towers; the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, a luxury equestrian, hospitality and residential development and the new Metropolitan hotel located on Sheik Zayed road.