Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas Appoints New Executive Pastry Chef, Philippe Angibeau

Hong Kong, 11 November 2013 – Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is delighted to announce the appointment of Executive Pastry Chef Philippe Angibeau to the hotel’s award-winning culinary team. Chef Angibeau brings his deep passion and strong creative drive to the dessert menus for MOzen Bistro, Tea Lounge, Pool Café, In-room Dining as well as create elaborate treats for special events and delight couples with customized wedding cakes.

"We are excited Philippe will lead our pastry team," said Clifford Atkinson, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas. "His ability to create sweets with an emphasis on flavor, texture and detail will lead the pastry team to new heights.”

Most recently, Philippe Angibeau was Executive Pastry Chef at Le Cirque and Circo in Bellagio Resort & Casino. Chef Angibeau began his culinary career at the age of 16, working at his grandfather's bakery in La Turbie, France. Before making his way to Las Vegas, he worked at the Hotel De Paris and The Beach Hotel in Monaco. Chef Angibeau continued his journey as a Pastry Sous Chef at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino before opening Daniel Boulud Brasserie at Wynn Las Vegas as Assistant Pastry Chef. Later, he opened Joël Robuchon and L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon at MGM Grand as Assistant Pastry Chef.

About Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is one of only six triple Forbes Five-Star hotels in the United States and is the only hotel in Las Vegas with Five-Star recognition for the hotel, Twist by Pierre Gagnaire restaurant and The Spa. A sophisticated sanctuary of modern elegance prominently situated at the entrance of CityCenter, Mandarin Oriental has made its mark as the ultimate urban resort destination in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Designed entirely by interior designer Adam D. Tihany and architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, Mandarin Oriental brings to Las Vegas a new standard of style with stunning suites, captivating architectural design, unique restaurant and bar venues, and the legendary hospitality of Mandarin Oriental. Stay connected with Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas on Facebook and Twitter.  

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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