Nikki Beach Dubai has appointed Matthew Maynard as General Manager of Dubai’s first and original beach club, located at Pearl Jumeira. Already a key member of the Nikki Beach team, Matthew will take over after an incredibly successful year as Director of Catering at the world-renowned Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. With a global vision of the brand, having also spent three months in charge of F&B at Nikki Beach Montenegro, his international experience will help guide the Dubai team in continuity.
Matthew’s impressive career has given him expertise in virtually every aspect of the hospitality industry and provided him with invaluable experience at every turn, including overseeing grand openings for multinational branded venues. He has worked for some of London’s most prestigious venues including the Bluebird Café and Trafalgar St James. By moving to the beach club, Matthew will bring his passion for the restaurant industry to the iconic beachfront location, leveraging his talent and skills in the hospitality industry.
As Nikki Beach marks over 20 years in business as a multifaceted global lifestyle hotel company, and Nikki Beach Dubai celebrates its 6th anniversary, Mathew aims to embrace the brand’s rich heritage and enhance again the six fundamental elements of Nikki Beach, namely music, dining, entertainment, fashion, cinema and art. Guests can expect exciting culinary and entertainment updates as Matthew works with resident DJ Mademoiselle Sabah.
Guests of Nikki Beach Dubai can expect a larger than life welcome from the new General Manager. Above all, Matthew will ensure that all guests experience Nikki Beach’s much-loved philosophy, a celebration of life.