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Enjoy One-of-a-Kind Dining Experiences with Royal Cliff’s New Executive Chef, Peter Held

Pattaya, Thailand - Royal Cliff Hotels Group warmly welcomes the new Executive Chef, Peter Held, to its award-winning culinary team. With over 30 years of culinary experience, he brings a dynamic and innovative energy to Royal Cliff’s diverse culinary scene.


His passion to continuously learn and explore his craft has resulted in an impressive career spanning Asia and Germany with previous work experiences that include working for 5-star hotels such as the Kempinski Resort & Spa in China, Anantara Resort & Spa and Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui in Thailand as well as 5-star cruises such as the MS Royal Viking Sun.


Honored to have worked with the late Paul Bocuse who is a legend in his field, Chef Peter has also cooked for distinguished personalities from politicians like H.E. Helmut Kohl, a former chancellor of West Germany, the 3 recent Prime Ministers of Thailand to popular German actors such as Hardy Krüger.  He has also served royalty which includes Princess Anne from England and world-renowned actors like Sean Connery, Jean Collins and Don Johnson. His wide ranging experiences, creative flair and ardent passion for the culinary arts make him the ideal chef to oversee and maintain the legacy of the 11 award-winning restaurants of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group.


The Royal Cliff Hotels Group is home to restaurants that offer a gastronomic experience unlike any other. With a tempting variety of dining options, dining here is like embarking on a tour of the world's finest cuisines.  The Wine Spectator Magazine in New York have continually awarded 5 of its restaurants with the prestigious “Best of Award of Excellence” which recognizes the exceptional food and wine pairings that each restaurant offers and the remarkable dining experiences that they provide. The Royal Cliff team has challenged Chef Peter to elevate the dining quality of its restaurants, so come and discover his extraordinary dishes that embody bold, exotic and memorable flavors and check out how he will surpass the status quo.


Situated on a 64-acre private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group operates 4 award-winning hotels providing guests from home and abroad with the ultimate experience. Book your stay directly and get the best price guaranteed along with value-added optional extras that will enhance your hotel experience by visiting, contacting Reservations at (+66) 38 250 421 ext. 2824 or emailing:


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