Sheraton Saigon welcomes new executive chef

Tuesday, Nov 02, 2021 10:57

With over 40 years of experience in premium culinary services, chef Joachim Textorwill bring phenomenal dining experiences for gastronomes in the centre of Saigon.— VNS Photo
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers has announced the appointment of Joachim Textor from Germany as its new executive chef. With over 40 years of experience in premium culinary services, chef Joachim will bring phenomenal dining experiences for gastronomes in the centre of Saigon.

With his positive energy and happy smile, Joachim Textor, started his first chapter as a cook for world-class hotels in Switzerland such as the Hilton in Basel, the Park Hotel in Vitznau and the Hyatt Hotel in Montreux, before setting out on the greatest adventure of his life – a culinary voyage that has taken him to 91 countries, 792 cities and innumerable five-star kitchens around the globe.

During his journey, chef Joachim boasted a global career in top gastronomy as an executive chef, leaving his footprints at the world’s most prestigious hotel chains including Marriott International, Shangri-La, Hyatt, Hilton, Mandarin, InterContinental and Anantara, opened four hotels and dozens of restaurants, and cooked for famous politicians, Hollywood celebrities, and royalties all over the world.

Most remarkably, he took care of the G12 Asian Summit Conference in Busan and hosted four world leaders including George W. Bush, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Li Peng.

During his time as the executive chef of Shangri-La Hotel East Shanghai, he won two critically acclaimed awards for the property including the “Best Weekly Buffet Restaurant” by Time Out Magazine in 2017, and the “Best Ultimate Sunday Brunch” by Wow Magazine in the same year.

On the occasion of the appointment of its new chef, Sheraton Saigon has reopened all its food outlets.

An elevated afternoon tea inspired by citrus fruits by newly appointed executive chef Joachim Textor. — VNS Photo

With this comeback, the hotel will bring food lovers a new variety of offerings, including an elevated afternoon tea experience inspired by citrus fruits at The Lounge; with delicately designed sweet and savory treats, new creative Cantonese dishes at Li Bai restaurant, and a series of tempting local-ingredient delights launched for the first time at the Saigon Café seafood buffet restaurant.

For more information or booking inquiries, call 028 38272828 or email

Those interested can visit the hotel’s website: and  VNS

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